Kevin Eikenberry

Kevin is the Chief Potential Officer of The Kevin Eikenberry Group, a leadership and learning consulting company that has been helping organizations, teams and individuals reach their potential since 1993. Kevin’s specialties include leadership, teams and teamwork, organizational culture, facilitating change, and organizational learning.

He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, small firms, universities, government agencies, hospitals, and more. His client list includes the American Red Cross, A & W Canada, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Cirque du Soleil, John Deere, Purdue University, Sears Canada, Shell, Southwest Airlines, the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Mint, Verizon and many more.

He is the author of the bestselling books From Bud to Boss, Remarkable Leadership, and Vantagepoints on Learning and Life, #LEADERSHIPtweet, and a contributing author to more than 20 other books. He publishes four electronic newsletters and a popular blog, Leadership & Learning, collectively read by more than 80,000 people worldwide.

Kevin was recently named to three exclusive lists: Inc.com's Top 100 Leadership and Management Experts in the World, 100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference, and the American Management Association's AMA's Leaders to Watch in 2015.

Recent Posts

The Power of Silence in Meetings

Oct 1, 2015 by Kevin Eikenberry in tips & techniques (2 minute read)

Meetings are a time for people to come together to exchange ideas, discuss issues, communicate and make decisions.

And while there are many components to effective meetings, one factor that isn’t always necessary is talking.

To be engaged in a meeting doesn’t necessarily mean you are talking. In a world of overwhelming noise, silence is a powerful force that can help us cultivate relationships, encourage reflection and improve our overall communication ability.

As a facilitator though, this wasn’t always easy for me to understand. In meetings, I wanted people to share their ideas. I wanted energy and momentum and synergy. And when I didn’t get that, my first thought was that they were disinterested, disengaged and not listening. 

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Topics: tips & techniques