David is the founder and CEO of Results Coaching Systems (RCS), which has operations in 14 countries across the globe. In his capacity as CEO, David works with Fortune 500 clients specializing in embedding internal coaching capacity within organizations to develop leaders, retain talent, improve performance, and change culture.
David Rock is one of the thought leaders in the global coaching profession. The integrated coaching system he developed in the mid-90's has been taught to over 6,000 professionals in more than fifteen countries.
He is the author of 'Personal Best', (Simon & Schuster, 2001), 'Quiet Leadership' (Harper Collins, 2006) and 'Coaching with the Brain in Mind' (Wiley & Sons, 2009), and has just released his latest book titled 'Your Brain at Work', which was released in October 2009.
In 2004, David founded the brain-based approach to coaching, which has gathered momentum as a theory base for coaching ever since. In collaboration with several leading neuroscientists, David is working to explain the neural basis of issues like self-awareness, reflection, insight and accountability.
In 2006 he co-authored a feature article in strategy+business magazine with neuroscientist Dr Jeffrey Schwartz, called 'The Neuroscience of Leadership', the most downloaded article of the year at the magazine. In September 2006 CIO magazine ran a cover story featuring David and Jeff's work called 'The new science of change'.
In late 2006, David founded the NeuroLeadership Institute and Summit, a global initiative bringing neuroscientists and leadership experts together to build a new science of leadership development.
David also co-created a complete coaching curriculum at New York University (SCPS) and is a guest lecturer at universities in 5 countries.
As a speaker, David presents to thousands of executives each year at industry workshops around the world. He is renowned as a passionate and inspiring presenter with a deep knowledge of the links between leadership, coaching and neuroscience.
David delivers keynotes, short and long term workshops
and change initiatives based on the following topics:
The neuroscience of leadership
Global trends in coaching
Turning managers into coaching
The art of the coach
David's recent speaking schedule has included:
- The Asia-wide HR summit (Singapore)
- The Singapore Institute of Management
- The Conference Board Executive Coaching Summits (NYC and Chicago)
- SHRM Global Conference (Las Vegas)
- CIMBA University (Italy)
- World HR Congress (Singapore)
- International Coach Federation European Conference (Brussels)
- ASTD International Conference (Dallas)
- SHRM International Conference (Washington DC)
- The Hong Kong Institute of Management
- Gibbs University (South Africa)
- Victoria University (New Zealand)
- Japanese Coaching Association (Tokyo, Japan)
- MIT Sloan School (Boston, USA)
David presents at
around 30 conferences and events each year across the globe.
Email David for more information.
COVER STORY - The Brain at Work
ShrM Magazine, March 2008
All in the Mind
AFR Boss Magazine, November 2007
The Business Brain in Close-Up
Business Week Magazine, 23rd July 2007
COVER STORY - The New Science of Change
CIO Magazine, September 2006
The Neuroscience of Leadership
Strategy Business Magazine, June 2006
Caution, Thinking Encouraged Here
Globe and Mail, May 2006
Global Trends in Coaching
Human Capital Magazine Singapore, April 2006
Read about The Neuroscience of Leadership
about a brain based approach to coaching
See other articles, interviews and articles at my blog, http://www.davidrock.net