Scott Halford, CSP is an Emmy Award winning writer and producer, an engaging presenter and a long-time consultant to Fortune 500 executive teams. His expertise and experience enriches the contribution that he makes in every client situation. Scott’s brilliance in focusing on the strategy and application of concepts distinguishes his work and gains praise from executives around the world. His expansive knowledge in the areas of achievement psychology, which includes brain-based behavioral science, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and the principles of influence add richness and depth to his programs.
Scott’s insight into the human experience at many levels, and in many different situations, allows him to communicate in workshops and keynotes with humor, wit and depth. He is a captivating story teller that is able to transport his audiences to destinations they may have never been physically, mentally or emotionally. Participants laugh and learn, and consistently praise the rich and rewarding experience that positively impacts their success.
Scott is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest earned designation of the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation. He is also an accredited and certified Emotional Intelligence Provider as well as a Certified Associate in Emergenetics®, the study of performance and preferences based on genes and the environment. Currently, Scott is a postgraduate student in the neuroscience of leadership through Middlesex University in London. Scott is a guest lecturer for the MBA program at the Daniels School of Business at the University of Denver. He is Founder and President of Complete Intelligence, LLC.
Corporate clients span many industries and include Bank of America, Microsoft, First Data Corporation, Medtronic, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Ingersoll-Rand, HealthONE, GE and many more.
Scott is the Brainy Business columnist for Entrepreneur Magazine online. Read his articles at Entrepreneur.com. Scott’s book, "Be a Shortcut: The Secret Fast Track to Business Success” is available online from John Wiley & Sons.
§ “Success in Business and Beyond: The Power of Emotional Intelligence™” is a robust workshop or keynote that delves into the science of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the set of competencies that predict an individual’s success greater than their IQ and technical experience combined.
§ “The Neuroscience of Success™” - Your brain has never been so switched on as it will be with practical new insights about how to be more successful – all from the latest research in neuroscience. This keynote or workshop explores how to set conditions right for the brain to help you be more effective, make better decisions, be more creative and to help you attain your goals. Tactics and tips are science-based and proven in some of the world’s most prestigious neuroscience labs.
§ “Incite Insights – Critical Thinking for Success™” - Keynotes and workshops that teach business professionals how to improve the quality of business decisions, productivity and effectiveness through deeper and higher quality thinking, analysis, and communication.
§ “Knock ‘Em Alive! Powerful Presentation Skills™” workshops have become a staple in training for effective and powerful presenting. This program has been presented to more than 5000 executives worldwide, providing them with the necessary tools to “knock ‘em alive” when they speak.
§ “Influence for Success™” - This workshop teaches participants to understand and use the 6 key tools for success. Sales people, managers, and leaders all benefit from learning how to influence people rather than coerce them. It’s more powerful and much more effective in the long run.
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