Carol Seymour

Leadership speaker, Global Executive, Author, Blogger and Founder/CEO of Signature Leaders and TWOthroughYOU

  • Carol Seymour`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Carol Seymour`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    North Carolina, USA

  • Carol Seymour`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Carol Seymour`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    North Carolina, USA

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Leading with Authenticity and Trust

Authentic Leadership is mentioned everywhere. Leaders are told to be authentic to build trust because trust is what allows you to lead in times of crisis. But today’s organizations are distributed across many offices, plants, geographies, and cultures. How do you build trust...

Authentic Leadership is mentioned everywhere. Leaders are told to be authentic to build trust because trust is what allows you to lead in times of crisis. But today’s organizations are distributed across many offices, plants, geographies, and cultures. How do you build trust with people you never see face-to-face? Carol will show leaders how to identify their unique gifts, and use the building blocks of their expertise, empathy, and personal values to demonstrate authenticity and build trust.

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Personal Agility: the Foundation for Leading Through Uncertainty and Disruption

Uncertainty is part of life, and there will be many situations that force us back on our heels. Organizations need leaders with a foundation of personal agility, so they can display leadership agility. The ability to stay ahead of change, initiate action, and focus teams on ...

Uncertainty is part of life, and there will be many situations that force us back on our heels. Organizations need leaders with a foundation of personal agility, so they can display leadership agility. The ability to stay ahead of change, initiate action, and focus teams on moving forward requires a high level of personal agility. Carol articulates the “5 Stays” for creating personal agility (stay healthy, stay open, stay connected, stay inquisitive and stay passionate) and the actions anyone can take to increase their agility.

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Bringing Your A-Game

You may be a top-performing leader, but are you reaching your full potential to influence and create significant impact? Would others call you inspirational? Could your team’s engagement be higher? Carol shows leaders how to establish the confidence and leadership presence ...

You may be a top-performing leader, but are you reaching your full potential to influence and create significant impact? Would others call you inspirational? Could your team’s engagement be higher? Carol shows leaders how to establish the confidence and leadership presence to engage others and show up as a role model that inspires teams to achieve big goals.

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Building Relationship Equity

Organizational success is built on relational success. Creating a strategic network and a personal board of advisors ensures that leaders can stay relevant, bring fresh perspectives, and keep their personal biases in check. Carol guides leaders to begin using the strategies ...

Organizational success is built on relational success. Creating a strategic network and a personal board of advisors ensures that leaders can stay relevant, bring fresh perspectives, and keep their personal biases in check. Carol guides leaders to begin using the strategies that fix strained relationships and build relationship equity inside and outside their companies.

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Accelerating Women Leaders Through Sponsorship

It is measurably proven that providing women with sponsors accelerates their development and ensures they get equitable chances for next level leadership. Sponsorship is a two-way street, and not an entitlement program. Carol enlightens her audiences with the difference ...

It is measurably proven that providing women with sponsors accelerates their development and ensures they get equitable chances for next level leadership. Sponsorship is a two-way street, and not an entitlement program. Carol enlightens her audiences with the difference between mentorship and sponsorship and how to earn a sponsor and be a sponsor to others.

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About Keynote Speaker Carol Seymour

About Speaker Carol Seymour…

Carol Seymour is a sought-after business leader and catalyst for growth. As an executive advisor to businesses and executives around the globe, she has a passion for helping leaders perform at maximum potential in their professions and lives. 

She founded Signature Leaders in 2013 and now runs multiple leadership-focused offerings, including The Signature Program – a unique development initiative and peer network for global female executives on the cusp of Executive Management in the Fortune 1000. Today, more than 120 market-leading companies use The Signature Program for investing in their key talent, including ADP, AholdDelhaize, Ingersoll Rand, Cardinal Health, Prudential, Coca-Cola European Partners, UPS, Heineken, Merck, NetApp, Lincoln Financial, and more. Signature programs help recognize key talent, improve retention, and create a multiplier effect for other female leaders in their organizations. The Signature Network provides ongoing support for more than 1200 accomplished female executives. 

Carol has a successful track record as a senior executive in large cap companies, startups, and private-equity-backed organizations. She has led critical transformations, product/service innovations, and fast-track turnarounds. Chief Marketing and Commercial roles at Accenture, Spherion, MeadWestvaco, and DBM led her to build World50, the world’s premier senior executive networking organization. She launched six C-suite private memberships as she grew World50. Prior to starting Signature Leaders, she was a managing director of G100, a private CEO network for 200 CEOs globally. 

Over the past decade, Carol has interviewed more than 1000 C-suite executives for their leadership insights. She has orchestrated executive discussions among some of the world’s most acclaimed leaders and CEOs. Several of her highlighted interviews include Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat/Chrysler (FCA), and Hugh Grant, CEO of Monsanto and CEO of the Year. She has also facilitated discussions with Condoleezza Rice, Greg Norman, Fred Smith, Paul Azinger, Larry Bossidy, Doris Kearns Goodwin, among others, extracting high impact ideas for executives to action in their own organizations. 

Carol’s book, Wisdom Warriors: Women with the Courage to be True to Themselves covers more than 200 stories and lessons of leadership AND life from amazing, accomplished executives. The book is being used by companies, coaches, and executives to catalyze organizations to share stories. Carol also authored a custom version of the book for Cargill and another for Ahold Delhaize. 

Carol’s emphasis on leaders developing future leaders shines through in her presentations and writings. She also launched TWOthroughYOU, an initiative asking leaders to take individual ownership of sponsoring two female leaders behind them. TWOthroughYOU.com provides advice and actions for sponsors to be successful and for sponsorees to earn their support and flourish. 

Carol is a Founding Member of Paradigm for Parity and uses Signature Leaders to do her part to address the gender gap in executive levels. 

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