Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry is an author, columnist and performance coach to Olympic athletes and business leaders. He melds state-of-the-art research with powerful inspiration to create thought-provoking and moving keynote presentations. An expert in emotional intelligence, he is one of the world's most highly sought-after speakers on the topic.
JP is acting President of the Institute for Health & Human Potential and is responsible for turning its research and development work into new ideas and models that can help individuals and organizations find an edge in a competitive world. He is a highly sought after speaker on leadership and performance and has received acclaim for his work in personal leadership with sales organizations, leadership retreats, and motivational seminars across the world – last year he reached audiences in places such as England, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Venezuela, India and Australia.
Formerly, he taught at two of North America’s most prestigious business schools executive education programs: the Kellogg Graduate School of Management in the US (rated number one worldwide) and Queens’s University in Canada. Dr. Pawliw-Fry has trained at Harvard Medical School's Mind Body Medical Institute, and the Stress Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He delivers high performance programs, focused on emotional intelligence, to Fortune 500 companies, the world's top business schools, Olympic and professional athletes as well as educators, sales professionals, business and government leaders throughout North America. Using cutting edge research and personal stories from the world of sports and business, Dr. Pawliw-Fry teaches his audiences the principles of emotional intelligence and high performance, and inspires them to take their careers, businesses and personal lives to the next level.
Along with his busy speaking schedule around the world, he now spends his time researching and writing about the variables that drive performance and leadership. As a writer, JP is a contributing columnist for The Economic Times (a newspaper with the second-highest circulation in the world), and is the author of Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most and Leadership Rewired: The New Science of Sustainable Performance.
"Best keynote presentation I have been to in years! Very different than the usual: extremely interesting and powerful – yet highly entertaining. It is not often I hear someone who can really ‘put it together’."
"J.P. is an inspirational Presenter and he infuses passion into his material... He can take complex ideas and simplify them, giving the members of the audience real solutions they can easily implement."