One of America's most experienced and accomplished speakers, Eric Yoffie engages his audience with both a serious message and a great deal of humor. He uses personal stories and insights from his meetings with Presidents, Popes, and Prime Ministers to offer inspiration and motivation for effective leadership.
Yoffie is a bold, inspiring, and compelling speaker. He is able to take complex issues and make them easily accessible. His voice has been one of liberal conscience and reason, promoting fearless activism on the one hand and, on the other hand, humility and respect for those who believe differently. His unique perspective enlightens and challenges. He has spoken to hundreds of different audiences, including groups of all sizes, ages, religions, and viewpoints.
Some of his speaking topics are:
- Leadership Matters: Principles of leadership for political, business, and organizational leaders
- The Leader's Toolkit: Integrity, empathy, authenticity, and humility
- Righteousness vs. Self-righteousness: Examining political and religious leadership
- The intersection of leadership, faith and spirituality
- Ten principles of moral leadership for American business
Yoffie also speaks on the ethical dilemmas facing American society and American business, and the evolving and complicated relations among American religious groups.
Yoffie offers keynote addresses for all occasions and delivers lectures at seminars, retreats, and universities. He draws on his vast experience as a speaker in every conceivable setting and to groups on all sides of the political spectrum. He has spoken to small, intimate gatherings in virtually every U.S. state. He also has spoken to a half a million people at the Washington Mall for the Million Mom March, 7,000 American Evangelicals at Liberty University, and 10,000 American Muslims at the annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America.
Yoffie is a rabbi who served for 16 years as President of America’s largest Jewish organization. He has appeared on a variety of media outlets, including CNN, NBC, and Fox News. He has also written hundreds of articles on American culture, ethics, personal fulfillment, and interreligious affairs for Time Magazine, The Huffington Post, the Jerusalem Post, and the Israeli daily, Haaretz, among other publications. He presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos.