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Steve Gutzler, speaker
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Steve Gutzler

    • President, Leadership Quest
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$10,000 - $15,000

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Steve Gutzler has an exceptional ability to communicate clear leadership and business solutions with humor, clarity, and insight. A popular speaker, author, and executive coach, he knows how to deliver proven results and inspire audiences with messages of extraordinary leadership, achievement, success, and significance.

Having coached and trained CEOs, professional athletes, and world-class organizations, Steve has earned a reputation as an authority on high-performance leadership, emotional intelligence, growing leaders at every level, and accelerated sales success.


Emotional Intelligence for Extraordinary Leadership
The Brain Science of High Performance and Influence

In today’s fast-paced, competitive work environment, with the explosion of our information age and the increased potential of the millennial generation, it has become clear that in order to lead with impact, one has to fully engage the minds, emotions, and spirits of those they lead. While many managers are skilled at presenting team goals and strategies, the skillsets of emotional intelligence and leveraging the brain science of high performance are the new competitive edge. Empowering your team to feel emotionally connected with their own purpose and to one another is imperative. This dynamic and fast-paced presentation will offer you practical tools for professional excellence and high-performance in leadership and life.

• Assess one’s level of emotional intelligence in dealing with relationships with others in business and achieving organizational goals
• Examine strengths and weaknesses for developing emotional intelligence
• Learn the brain science of emotional hijacking moments and strategies for self-regulation
• Develop composure skills and redirecting emotions in order to ensure “win-wins”
• Learn actionable skills for resiliency and stress management
• Demonstrate and increase empathy by acknowledging others’ feelings and perspectives
• Build bonds of connection by nurturing instrumental relationships
• Uphold integrity and increase your persuasive influence and leadership impact
• Build collaborative skills and empower communication
• Recognize the contagious influence of your moods, attitudes, and emotions


Unleash the Leader Inside You
Five Shifts to Become the Leader You Want to be

Great leaders understand that true leadership is not just about a title or position, it’s about being a positive influence, creating positive impact, and inspiring greatness in others.

Through inspiring stories, Steve explains how rapid change impacts the role of leaders, and guides participants through a dynamic process of five shifts to increase their professional skill set and bottom-line influence.

Audience members will leave this motivational experience with actionable takeaways for professional and personal growth, and the knowledge and inspiration to become the leader they want to be.

Learning Objectives:
• Discover the brain science of emotions and how to self-regulate emotional
• hijacking moments
• How to turn the stress hormone, cortisol, into your friend
• Master your emotions, moods, and attitudes for high performance
• How to connect deeper and coach more effectively
• Breakthrough methods for communication, collaboration, and coaching


Winning Teams
In this age of accelerated change and disruption, today’s leaders and teams must adopt a brave new mindset to “attack the attack” of the unknown. Winning Teams outlines a powerful and actionable approach to align the mindsets, words, and actions of those on your team for positive change and growth.

This dynamic and timely program showcases how to anticipate new opportunities and unleash creativity by nurturing a culture of possibility thinking and a growth mindset. Steve teaches the strategies and techniques needed for creating positive change and extraordinary results.

In this program, audience members will learn:

• How to create an effective mindset to thrive rather than survive
• How to create a clear vision of the future in this age of speed and change
• How to cultivate the four domains of winning in order to step confidentially forward– to avoid extinction
• How to remain emotionally intelligent when self-regulating stress and uncertainty
• How effective and healthy team’s communication and collaboration in order to gain bottom-line results


Full Potential
How to Perform Best Under Pressure

This dynamic keynote addresses the epidemic of stress and pressure. Through inspiring stories and real-life case studies, Steve explains how leaders today need to be both “smart and healthy”. How to avoid self-sabotage and burnout through the science of Emotional Intelligence and stress resiliency tactics. How to continue to operate at optimum levels while facing deadlines and challenging relationships.

Steve will help your team increase performance and provide you with break-through techniques and strategies for self-leadership. Learn how to employ Emotional Intelligence for peak performance. This keynote will provide you with inspiration and actionable tools to get to the next level of performance.

Attendees will learn:

• How to self-manage those 17% moments when interactions in business become challenging and work more difficult
• How to create stress-resiliency tactics for sustainable success
• How to operate at full-potential and tap into confidence, optimism, resiliency and enthusiasm
• How to remain healthy and recognize exhaustion and burnout is not considered a badge of honor
• How leaders help others manage, energy and emotion when it matters most


17% Moments
Discover the Brain Science of Emotions and High-Performance Leadership

How extraordinary leaders manage moments that define their reputation and drive successful results

Research shows that 83% of the time, people are able to effectively manage their relationships with people and the tasks that need to get done. However, in those 17% moments when interactions become more challenging, and work more difficult, we all find the hard truth: whether or not we are able to continue to operate at our full potential. This is the heart of emotional intelligence and where your reputation is built.

Armed with the most recent research in the field of human behavior, Steve Gutzler will guide your team through the “new rules” of leadership to become more effective and influential. Steve shares stories that will amaze and entertain your team, while delivering the actionable leadership tools they need to soar. These lessons and strategies can be applied immediately in leadership, sales, and personal development. Audiences will walk away feeling inspired, empowered, and equipped to tackle professional must-have goals.

Learning objectives:

• Discover the brain science of emotions and how to self-regulate emotional hijacking moments
• How to turn the stress hormone, cortisol, into your friend
• Master your emotions, moods, and attitudes for high performance
• How to connect deeper and coach more effectively
• The four strategies to mastering the 17% moments
• Breakthrough methods for communication, collaboration, and coaching

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February 3, 2020

Our entire group enjoyed Steve's presentation at our annual Manager's Retreat. It was inspiring and memorable; preparing us for an exciting upcoming year!!! THANKS!



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