Christine Comaford

Christine Comaford

Leadership and Culture Coach, SmartTribes Institute

Why is Christine speaking at WorkHuman?

Bill Gates calls her “super high bandwidth.”

As a New York Times best-selling author and former Buddhist monk, Christine has more than 30 years of experience helping both businesses and individuals navigate growth and change. She uses neuroscience techniques to help leaders around the world see their blind spots and more effectively manage teams.

About Christine:

For more than 30 years, leadership and culture coach, serial entrepreneur, and New York Times best-selling author Christine Comaford has helped leaders navigate growth and change. Christine is sought after for providing proven strategies to enroll and align teams in times of change and to profoundly increase sales, product offerings, and company value.

In 2017, Christine was named one of the Top 50 Human Behavior Experts to Follow and one of the Global Employee Engagement Influencers. As an entrepreneur, she has built and sold five of her own businesses with an average 700 percent return on investment. She has served as a board director or in-the-trenches adviser to 36 startups and has invested in more than 200 startups (including Google). She has consulted to the White House, 700 of the Fortune 1000, and more than 300 small- and medium-sized businesses. She has repeatedly identified and championed key trends and technologies years before market acceptance, partially because of her work as a software engineer in the early days of Microsoft, Apple, and Adobe.

Christine is a leadership columnist for Forbes and lectures at Harvard Business School. She has appeared on “Good Morning America,” CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX Business Network, PBS, and CNET. Stanford Graduate School of Business has done two case studies on her unconventional rise to success as a woman with neither a high school diploma nor college degree. Her two New York Times best-selling business books are “SmartTribes: How Teams Become Brilliant Together” and “Rules for Renegades.” Her newest book, “Power Your Tribe: Create Resilient Teams in Turbulent Times,” was released January 2018.

Christine believes we can do well and do good, using business as a path for personal development, wealth creation, and philanthropy.

Use Neuroscience to Boost Emotional Agility – and Business Results
Christine Comaford, Leadership and Culture Coach, SmartTribes Institute

Emotional intelligence and agility explain 58 percent of a leader’s job performance, and 90 percent of top performers are high in EQ. Employees whose managers are open and approachable – more emotionally agile – are more engaged. More engagement leads to lower turnover, higher operational efficiency, and increased performance. So, how emotionally agile are your leaders? Whether […]

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