Composed: The Heart and Science of Leading Under Pressure
- An increased capacity to recognize the high-pressure moments when they come and their tendencies and habits in those moments.
- A recognition of their greatest strengths under pressure and the strategies that will help.
Based on his latest book, Dr. McKenna highlights the power of composure under pressure and the specific strategies you can use to be a better version of yourself when it matters most. This presentation is a roadmap for standing firmly in who we are while staying connected to those who matter most to us. Regardless of your role, none of us are immune to the possibility of losing it when the pressure is on.
Dr. Rob McKenna
Recently named among the top 30 most influential I-O Psychologists and featured in Forbes, Dr. Rob McKenna is the founder of WiLD Leaders, Inc., creator of the WiLD Toolkit, and Chair of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Seattle Pacific University. His research and coaching with leaders across corporate, not-for-profit and university settings have given him insight into the real and gritty experience of leaders. His clients have included the Boeing Company, Microsoft, Heineken, Foster Farms, the United Way, Alaska Airlines and Children’s Hospital. He is the author of numerous articles and chapters on leadership character, calling, effectiveness, and leadership under pressure. His latest book, Composed: The Heart and Science of Leading Under Pressure, focuses the specific strategies leaders can use to stay true to themselves and connected to others when it matters most.