Mike Handcock, Chairman of Rock Your Life, speaks about Elias Kanaris. Mike has spoken to over 300,000 people, across 46 countries in over 1,500 events. He has authored 14 books and completed a film. Mike is also a member of the National Speakers Association of New Zealand Board.
Elias Kanaris is a thought leader in the area of leadership and team building, specialising on the topics of cultivating values-based leadership, developing trust and making more profit. With over 25 years' experience in sales and marketing roles (culminating as a senior consultant in the Telecommunications & IT 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. Elias is the Vice President with the Global Speakers Federation (GSF) and is the Immediate Past President of the National Speakers Association of New Zealand (NSANZ). 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 influence' allows the reader to apply Nelson Mandela's character traits and wisdom to lead more effectively.
Elias Kanaris talks on leadership and sales. He empowers teams to accomplish more and to develop trusted advisor relationships with their clients that leads to more profit. He is the President of the National Speakers Association of New Zealand and a member of the executive committee of the Global Speakers Federation.