"My expertise is helping executives take ownership of their potential and make positive, lasting change in their attitudes, actions and connections. The goal is to improve overall performance for themselves and their organizations."
— Debra Benton
Debra's approach is straightforward, open and honest. She can help any emerging leader, executive, or executive-to-be improve their skills, capabilities and performance to:
Debra Benton is a globally-recognized executive coach, bestselling business author, and popular conference keynote speaker on leadership and executive effectiveness.
She has written ten business books, many of which have been on The New York Times and Bloomberg Businessweek bestseller lists.
Benton's articles have been published in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Fast Company.
She has presented her expertise during numerous television appearances including Good Morning America, CNN, TODAY show, and CBS This Morning with Diane Sawyer.
"Benton teaches smart, savvy, experienced people to stand out in an increasingly crowded workforce. She makes the difference in making them special. The competition is brutal. Benton teaches people that the way you present yourself can be your tipping point for success."
— Bob Berkowitz, former CNN correspondent
"Following her advice I received a promotion and a raise at a time when salaries were frozen for cost containment. I expanded my work responsibilities to include an entire new category of strategic planning, and was recognized as a finalist for a prestigious international industry award."
— Lara Nichols, Tyco International
"Debra, is like the golf pro who gets you to move your thumb one inch on your grip to keep you out of the rough and increase your chance of getting a hole in one."
— Allison Saltzer, Microsoft
In The CEO Difference (McGraw-Hill, 2014), Benton gives you the insight and tools to make changes in your presentation, attitude, and leadership style that will help you manage and mentor successful individuals and teams.
"As a leading CEO coach for decades, Benton offers practical advice to aspiring leaders to help them authentically and effectively differentiate themselves in the workplace. A very worthy read."