Recognized by the Wall Street Journal as one of the "top ten executive educators", Forbes as one of the "five most respected executive coaches" and the Economist as "one of three most credible executive advisors in the new era of business", Bill Hawkins is an expert in leadership development and executive coaching. He has worked with over twenty Fortune 500 companies in seventeen countries.
Bill Hawkins specializes in leadership development and education. He leverages the latest research on leadership effectiveness coupled with on-the-job experience to deliver practical, high-impact leadership keynotes, education workshops and highly effective executive one-on-one coaching.
Bill Hawkins began his career with a division of Johnson & Johnson and then joined Boston Scientific Corporation as Director of Sales and Marketing. For over seventeen years Bill Hawkins has worked with organizations to identify and develop high potential leaders. He has designed and facilitated leadership education workshops for corporate clients on five continents. Bill Hawkins also coaches leaders individually to increase personal effectiveness. With his blend of consulting and management experience, Bill Hawkins brings a breadth of understand and insight to "real world" situations.
Bill Hawkins is a member of the Peter Drucker Foundation "Thought Leader's Forum" and is listed in Who's Who in International Business. He is a contributing author in the Peter Drucker Foundation book The Organization of the Future. Bill Hawkins is also a contributing author in Coaching for Leadership and Change Champion's Field guide.
Bill Hawkins specializes in helping successful people become even more successful. Since 1990 he has used the Marshall Goldsmith Coaching Process (featured in the New Yorker, Forbes, and Harvard Business Review) working with leaders -- primarily from Fortune 500 companies- who are successful, high-potential individuals within organizations that want to accelerate their development and help them prepare for roles of greater responsibility.
What People Are Saying
"Bill Hawkins is an invaluable resource for our company. Our leadership programs have been successful due to his direction and guidance over the past fifteen years. Bill has also been a personal coach to many of our executives. They have made considerable progress on their personal development plan under Bill's tutelage which, in turn, makes them much more effective leaders."
-- Jim O'Brien, Chairman and CEO, Ashland Inc.
"We have been very pleased with Bill's work and would recommend him to anyone looking at helping their leadership team move to the next level. He is an excellent resource with real world experience and a bed side manner that allows people to make change."