Carol Kinsey Goman

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D., helps executives, managers, entrepreneurs, team leaders, and sales professionals build stronger influence and impact skills.


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Best-selling author, Business, Leadership


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Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D., helps executives, managers, entrepreneurs, team leaders, and sales professionals build stronger influence and impact skills. She is a sought-after international speaker who has keynoted at hundreds of business meetings, association conferences, government agencies, and universities in 25 countries.

Carol's programs offer strategies and techniques for leading collaborative teams, managing continuous change, projecting leadership presence, and using body language to become a more convincing communicator and effective leader. In addition, Carol coaches business professionals as they prepare to move into executive positions.

Carol's list of over 300 clients include corporate giants such as Consolidated Edison, 3M, and PepsiCo; major associations such as the American Institute of Banking and the Young Presidents' Organization; high-tech firms such as Google and LinkedIn; government agencies such as the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command; universities such as Stanford and Ohio State; and international organizations such as Petrofac in the UAE, and the Women's Leadership Conference in Trinidad.

She is the best selling author of twelve books, including "The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help or Hurt How You Lead." She's a leadership blogger for Forbes, and the creator of Lynda.com's video course "Body Language for Leaders." Carol has been featured in media such as Industry Week, Investors Business Daily, CNN's Business Unusual, PBS Marketplace, The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post's "On Leadership" column, MarketWatch radio, and the NBC Nightly News. She has served as adjunct faculty at John F. Kennedy University in the International MBA program, at the University of California in the Executive Education Department, and for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States at their Institutes for Organization Management, and is a current faculty member for the Institute for Management Studies.

Carol had been a therapist in private practice, a nightclub performer, and a majorette for the 49er football team -- but not in that order.

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2017 programs: keynote speeches and half- and full-day seminars.

The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help – or Hurt – How You Lead

  • How to project the two sets of nonverbal signals people look for in leaders
  • Body language tips for collaboration, negotiation, presentations, and leading change
  • The nonverbal aspect of cross-cultural communication
  • How to read the body language of your team

The Power of Collaborative Leadership

  • Why people don't tell what they know – and how to overcome those barriers
  • How to design collaborative meetings
  • Building the 5 levels of trust that are the foundation of collaboration
  • Tips for virtual and across-cultural collaboration

Leadership Presence: Sending All the Right Signals

  • How to project the five qualities of leadership presence: Composure, Connection, Confidence, Credibility, Charisma – and why it all starts with Character
  • Tips for creating clear and compelling messages
  • How to keep your poise under pressure
  • Developing the skill of positive self-promotion

Body Language for Women Who Lead

  • 10 body language traps that rob women leaders of their power — and tips to regain it
  • Sharpening your ability to read other people from head to toes
  • How body language can help you overcome the "double bind paradox"
  • Posture Posing and Brain Priming: Two fast and easy ways to build confidence

Leading Continuous Change

  • The 5 biggest mistakes leaders make when managing change
  • How to build change-adeptness in your team or organization
  • The difference between incremental, transformative and continuous change – and the emotional literacy needed to lead people through all

Body Language that Sells!

  • How to make a positive impression in the first 7 seconds – and maintain it throughout the entire meeting
  • How to read your customers' signals of engagement and disengagement
  • The 5 body language moves that ruin a sales presentation
  • How coupling a single touch with a single word can make you unforgettable

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