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Olivia Fox Cabane has lectured at Stanford, Yale, Harvard, MIT, the Marine Corps War College and the United Nations. As keynote speaker and executive coach to the leadership of Fortune 500 companies, she helps people become more persuasive, influential, and inspiring. From a base of thorough behavioral science, Olivia extracts the most practical tools for business, applying the latest in global behavioral science to everyday leadership needs to improve her clients’ productivity, effectiveness and efficiency.
In addition to being a columnist for Forbes and The Huffington Post, Olivia is often featured in media such as The New York Times, Bloomberg or BusinessWeek. She has been profiled in The Wall Street Journal as well as NPR’s Marketplace show. Olivia currently serves as Director of Innovative Leadership for Stanford’s StartX program. Her course at Berkeley’s Business School was so popular that university staff had to guard the entrance to ensure that only the students admitted to that course gained entrance. Her first book, The Charisma Myth, published by Penguin/ Random House, went into second printing before it even launched.
The Genius Myth: how anyone can access their inner Einstein
Wiring The Breakthrough Brain: the mental side of innovation
The Charisma Myth: it’s not innate, it can be learned, here’s how
Dealing with difficult people: big egos and difficult conversations
Self-confidence & self-esteem: dismantling the impostor syndrome
Charisma and Leadership: The Science of Trust, Influence and Persuasion
Dealing with Difficult People: Handling big egos or difficult conversations
Gravitas: Exuding boardroom presence, the power to command the room's attention.
Charisma and Leadership: The Science of Trust and Rapport
You only get one chance to make the right first impression. Within a few seconds, people judge your level of intelligence, trustworthiness, and social status. This happens in an instant, and yet can impact the way you're perceived for the rest of the relationship. How can you turn this to your advantage? This session will cover the science of charisma; the keys to making fantastic first impressions, and the secrets to having that "Wow effect", that "boardroom presence" to quickly establish credibility, trust, and rapport.
Shortcuts to Self Confidence: How to Dismantle the "Impostor Syndrome" and Silence the Inner Critic
Have you ever felt as if only half of your mind were present in a conversation; while the other half was busy beating you up? Internal self-criticism is known as one of the biggest obstacles to great performance. It's often called the "silent killer" of business—so many good executives suffer from it, yet so few dare to speak about it. In this paradigm-shifting session, Olivia will provide key insights and practical techniques to increase your self-confidence and self-esteem.