Applying Nelson Mandela's character traits and wisdom to lead more effectively.
Elias Kanaris is an Author, Speaker, Trainer and Coach. He is a thought leader in the area of leadership and team building, specializing on the topics of developing leadership and making more profit.
With over 25 years' experience in sales and marketing roles (culminating as a senior consultant in the IT & Telecommunications sector), Elias has used that experience to understand how to develop C-level connections and to transition relationships from 'commodity supplier' to 'trusted advisor'. He was part of a team that serviced 24 clients, turning over $450M per annum for his company. To give some context, the next 3,200 clients COMBINED billing was slightly over twice as much at $1B.
He has developed a series of programs that grows leadership around the following topics:
- Leadership Styles
- Leadership Influence
- Leadership Communication
- Developing High Trust Advisors
- The Power of Learning in Leadership
Elias is the President of the National Speakers Association of New Zealand (NSANZ) and is the Vice President with the Global Speakers Federation (GSF). He is also a Founding Partner of the John Maxwell Team (where he served on the President's Advisory Council).
His latest book, 'Liberating Your Leadership Potential: Changing self-limiting beliefs to lead your team, organisation or country with infleunce' allows the reader to apply Nelson Mandela's character traits and wisdom to lead more effectively.
Prior to becoming a professional keynote speaker Elias had a career spanning over 25 years in the I.T., Telecommunications and Financial Services industries in the UK and New Zealand. Using his consulting background, he makes sure that his presentations are relevant to the business audience as well as being motivational to the individual level. Elias has been a regular Keynote Presenter and M.C. and has frequently spoken to audiences in the IT, Telecommunications, Insurance & Financial Services, Real Estate and Education sectors in the USA, UK, Europe, Singapore and New Zealand.