Eric Boles

Eric Boles

Eric Boles is the president of The Game Changers Inc., a training and development company dedicated to maximizing

the human asset. Through assessment, consulting, coaching and corporate training, The Game Changers Inc. has set the standard for helping organizations enhance their culture and develop greater levels of commitment and performance. Eric is a highly acclaimed keynote speaker and consultant for some of the most recognized and respected organizations in the world. Eric presents his inspiring and challenging insights and strategies to thousands of men and women each year. .

Eric’s expertise on Leadership, Peak Performance, Team Dynamics and Managing Change has been shared with clients such as Dunkin’ Branks, National Association of Realtors, Alaska Airlines, State Farm Insurance, Starbucks Coffee, U.S. Air Force, First West Credit Union, Emergency Nurses Association, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. Eric also speaks to a variety of organizations and associations, including sales, education, government, healthcare, manufacturing and financial services.

Prior to becoming an authority on high performance, Eric learned many principles of team dynamics and leadership from his experience playing in the National Football League (NFL) with the New York Jets and the Green Bay Packers. While in the the NFL, he had the privilege of being coached and mentored by some of the finest coaches and players in the game.

 

 

MOST REQUESTED PROGRAM TOPICS

“Fearless Leadership”
We need “Fearless Leaders” now more than ever who can lead courageously. With all the challenges and uncertainty in the world today it easy to let fear influence you. Perhaps the greatest challenge that many of us will ever face in life is the conquest of fear and the development of the habit of courage. Fear has always been the greatest enemy of mankind. Letting fear get its grip on you can cripple you both personally and professionally. Eric Boles will provide you with tools and strategies to lead yourself and others with more confidence and less fear.
Key Points of this Presentation:

  • Fear works best in isolation.
  • Conquering fear with a stronger emotion.
  • Focusing on the Vital.
  • Challenging, Coaching and Leading to Results.
  • Fear and Selfishness go hand in hand.
  • Seeking out experience and being transparent.
  • Fear is Contagious.
  • Confronting real problems and controlling your imagination.
  • You can only “pose” so long.
  • Becoming a “Chief Courage Officer”
  • Going First and Leading the Way.

Eric Boles will weave powerful stories and depth around each of these strategies that will touch the heads and hearts of your people. He’ll work with you to customize his presentation around your meeting theme, key business issues and goals so you get the results you want. Plus the audience will receive relevant information that they can put to work immediately both personally and professionally. We look forward to the possibility of being of service to you.

“Moving to Great”
How do you get to the next level? You may be in a “rut” or you may be doing incredibly, but the pressure from all around you demands that you “up” your game. You can’t rest on your past successes, and the good ole’ days are gone forever. You cannot be left behind. You don’t want to be left behind. Where do you get the energy and the strategies to move to the next level while the competition and the stress increase? Some of the limitations you identify may even be mental and self-imposed. How do you get of your own way and move forward? Eric Boles help you unleash your potential and be at your best more of the time.
Key Points of this Presentation:

  • Meeting expectations is another definition of mediocrity
  • Stop playing “prevent” defense
  • Confronting problems and fears releases potential
  • The danger of comparing yourself to the competition
  • Whatever your mind dwells on grows
  • Truly serving others and the organization
  • Accepting responsibility and self-correcting
  • Overcoming complacency and managing change
  • Returning to your first love and discovering your passion
  • Importance of working together and sharing successes
  • Looking for the big opportunities and avoiding the big hazards
  • Avoiding the “victim” mentality
  • Designing your own future

“Leading in the New Reality”
Leading has never been easy. But it’s never been more challenging than it is today in this “New Normal” or “New Reality”. The customer has never been more demanding, the competition never stiffer, employees less engaged, and change and technology advances only getting faster. Plus, despite all these demands, many leaders are being asked to accomplish more with less. Eric Boles will focus on key strategies to allow you to lead and influence more effectively.
Key Points of this Presentation:

  • Leaders becoming “Dealers of Hope”
  • Changing the Momentum.
  • The need to be more than your job description.
  • Are you leading to win or not to lose?
  • Staying hungry and humble.
  • Overcoming fear and leading more courageously.
  • Seeing the potential through all the hazards and noise around you.
  • Being fearful and doing it anyway.
  • Having difficult conversations…making tough decisions….taking action.
  • No longer allowing good intentions to be a substitute for actual accomplishment.
  • Inspiring your people and leading the change.
  • Being at your “best” more of the time.

Eric Boles will weave powerful stories and depth around each of these strategies that will touch the heads and hearts of your people. He’ll work with you to customize his presentation around your meeting theme, key business issues and goals so you get the results you want. Plus they’ll receive relevant information that they can put to work immediately both personally and professionally. We look forward to the possibility of working with you.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM TOPICS

“Lead With Purpose”
This program will help you become intentional in how you positively influence others. The goal being that your influence grows alongside your commitment to creating great relationships. You will enjoy the practical and personal application of principles for inspiring, motivating, and developing others. This program builds on the skills you already possess and equips you to achieve positive change in your life and the life of your organization through effective, visionary leadership.
Your audience will discover how to improve influence by:

  • Building trust through personal integrity
  • Being solution oriented versus problem focused
  • Prioritizing (it’s not how hard you work, but how smart you work)
  • Coaching
  • Developing future leaders (successors)
  • Challenging and inspiring your team for results
  • Defining and articulating a compelling vision (contagious dream) for your organization or team

“More than Winning”
The goal of every team is to win; no matter the venue or arena of competition, sports or business, the objective is to come out on top. What if there was a better approach that does not involve winning or losing, winning was simply the by-product? The pursuit of excellence is not about winning – it is “More than Winning.” It is giving your very best in pursuit of a goal or worthwhile endeavor bigger than yourself. It is bigger than any one individual and demands your very best. This program focuses on releasing a team’s potential. This is the result of effectively leveraging the individual strengths for the benefit of the team and the goal. We’ll show you the keys to unlock the potential.
Key Points of this Presentation:

  • The Foundations of Change
  • Untapped Potential
  • Born to Win, Conditioned to Lose
  • The Magnificent Mind
  • The Right Attitude
  • Self-Image Explored
  • Building Self-Esteem
  • The Power of Goal Setting
  • Believe It, Then See It
  • Your Personal Game Plan

Full Biography

Full Biography

Eric Boles is President of “The GAMECHANGERS Inc,“ a training and consulting company whose Leadership, Team and Personal development processes are used by some of the most recognized and successful companies in the world and have helped shape over a half a million successful leaders, managers and employees.

Eric Boles is a highly acclaimed keynote speaker, consultant and executive coach. Eric addresses thousands of men and women each year – on the subjects of leadership, team dynamics and peak performance. His clients include Starbucks Coffee Company, Boeing, Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, AFLAC, Dunkin Brands, U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army Rangers to name a few.

Prior to becoming an authority on teamwork, leadership and personal development, Eric learned many principles of team dynamics, leadership and peak performance from his experiences in the National Football League (NFL) with the New York Jets and Green Bay Packers.

Eric has presented throughout North America and Europe with audiences ranging from 5 to 20,000 people. From the boardrooms of some of our nation’s most prestigious Fortune 500 companies, to our Federal and State Governments, Academic Institutions, Professional Sports Franchises and Amateur Athletic Associations, Eric has earned the reputation as a dynamic presenter, facilitator, executive coach and friend.

Eric is married to his lovely wife Cindy and has 2 beautiful daughters, Taylor and Madison.