Nicholas Janni: Biography highlights

Nicholas Janni is a speaker, coach and workshop conductor. Ever since an awakening at age 16 Nicholas has devoted his life to the development of consciousness and to healing. He has spent 30 years researching the theory and the practice of ‘the zone’ of peak performance and studying multiple mind/body disciplines. Nicholas is a renowned expert in Transformational Leadership and Leadership Presence.

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Nicholas Janni’s Background

Over the last 20 years Nicholas has gained an international reputation for his transformational coaching and leadership development seminars. The clients he has served include FedEx, Rolls Royce, Swiss Re, Centrica, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Amdocs, Intel, Motorola, Microsoft, eBay and Lafarge, as well as the UK Permanent Secretaries and several cabinet ministers. He bridges the worlds of creative, personal, spiritual and professional development in a uniquely powerful, relevant and accessible way.

In his first career Nicholas was a theatre director. He taught acting at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and directed his own theatre company. He has spent 30 years researching the theory and the practice of ‘the zone’ of peak performance, and studying multiple mind/body disciplines. In 1998 he became a Visiting Fellow at the Cranfield School of Management, and in 2001 he left the theatre to co-found the arts-based leadership development consultancy Olivier Mythodrama. In 2013 he founded his own consultancy, CORE PRESENCE.

He was an Associate Fellow at the University of Oxford Said Business School 2010–15, and currently teaches regularly at the IMD Business School in Lausanne. He has worked extensively in the Middle East, with numerous corporate clients as well as Israeli and Palestinian NGO’s, and at Tel Aviv University Recanati Business School.

 

 

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Nicholas Janni: How to Expand Your Bandwidth
Nicholas Janni: How to Expand Your Bandwidth
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The principles and practice of transformational coaching with Nicholas Janni
The principles and practice of transformational coaching with Nicholas Janni
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From leader-as-executor to leader-as-healer
From leader-as-executor to leader-as-healer
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Nicholas Janni + Dr Michelle McMurry Heath  - Leader as Healer
Nicholas Janni + Dr Michelle McMurry Heath - Leader as Healer
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Nicholas Janni - Conscious Evolution Summit 2019
Nicholas Janni - Conscious Evolution Summit 2019
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Nicholas Janni Cambridge Innovation 3
Nicholas Janni Cambridge Innovation 3
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Coming home to our bodies - Nicholas Janni
Coming home to our bodies - Nicholas Janni
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Living a life of Purpose - Nicholas Janni
Living a life of Purpose - Nicholas Janni
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Emotional Intelligence 20 - Nicholas Janni
Emotional Intelligence 20 - Nicholas Janni
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University of Oxford Said Business School

Nicholas’s work epitomises the word transformation. He takes leaders and their organisations to a place where they find a deeper level of performance and contribution. Work with him and expect major positive change in your life and organisation.

Dr. Andrew White
Associate Dean for Executive Education

Nicholas Janni is quite exceptional as a man leading transformational work at this time in the world. He can enable shifts in the level of consciousness in an entire room. This is transformational skill at the highest and most sophisticated level.

Scilla Elworthy
Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Author, Societal & Political Change Maker

I’ve asked Nicholas to teach in every major leadership development program I run at the IMD Business School and elsewhere. Why? Because I’ve never seen anyone have a more sustainable, transformational impact on leaders than he does. He’s simply the best.

Michael Watkins
Author of The First 90 Days and Professor of Leadership at IMD
Dream University

Nicholas Janni is a world-class speaker, coach and workshop conductor with tremendous insight and compassion. He has the unique ability to pinpoint issues or beliefs and take you to the depths of your heart and soul. I give him my highest endorsement.

Marcia Wieder
CEO and best selling author
ProLift Industrial Equipment

Nicholas’ presence, ability to relate (on many levels) and deeply connect with me and my management staff has profoundly impacted how the team works together and leads. The teaching he provides is a perfect blend of concepts and embodied activities that has resulted in immediate, transformative change. I can’t wait to see what we create next…

David Graffy
President
Biotech Innovation Organization

“Nicholas Janni’s work will transform the way leaders lead for decades to come. At this heart-breaking time of global seismic shifts, Janni is asking leaders to heal themselves - not for personal advancement or gain, but because it is the only route to healing this broken world. The world needs every leader to heed his words.”

Michelle McMurry-Heath
President and CEO
The Leadership Circle

“This is most important work for our times. Nicholas provides a very complete and precise map of the inner work required of leaders if we are to rise to the occasion of our times. He compellingly charts the breadth and depth of the terrain we must travel. Your organization requires it and our future depends on it.”

Bob Anderson
Founder
TMF Group

“Nicholas’ insights, passion and unique ability to (re-)connect leaders and their teams with their own humanity sets him apart as the most impactful leadership development coach I know and have personally benefited from. In a post COVID-19 world, the corporate world needs a new vision for leaders and leadership. Nicholas delivers just that.”

Russell Sheldon
Chief Operations & Technology Officer
Anglo American Plc

“Nicholas truly understands the role of modern leadership and captures its very essence in his work “Leader as Healer.” I know from our work with him that his ability to connect with people and utilize methods that challenge leaders to deepen their understanding of themselves is remarkable.”

Aaron Puma
CEO Copper Chile
IMD Business School

“Nicholas Janni has the unique and precious ability to translate the insights and practices of ancient spiritual traditions into today’s world and make them accessible for leaders from across different cultures, seniorities and functions. The impact of his work is profound and transformational.”

Albrecht Enders
Professor of Strategy and Innovation
Atrium Health

“As I lead my 65,000 employees through a period of transformative change, Nicholas has enabled me to discover new sources of personal and professional bandwidth and been instrumental in significantly advancing my leadership effectiveness. The bottom line? I could not recommend Nicholas any more highly.”

Gene Woods
President and Chief Executive Officer

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