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Scott  Halford

Scott Halford

Emmy Award Winning Writer & Producer


Scott Halford, CSP, CPAE is an Emmy Award winning writer and producer, an engaging presenter and a long-time consultant to Fortune 500 executive teams. His expertise and experience enriches the contribution that he makes to every client. Scott’s expansive knowledge in the areas of achievement psychology, which includes brain-based behavioral science, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and influence add richness and depth to his programs. Read More >

Scott’s insight into the human experience at many levels, and in many different situations, allows him to communicate in workshops and keynotes with humor, wit and depth. He is a captivating story teller that is able to transport his audiences to destinations they may have never been physically, mentally or emotionally. Participants laugh and learn, and consistently praise the rich and rewarding experience that positively impacts their success.

In July of 2014, Scott Halford was inducted into the National Speakers Speaker Hall of Fame, a lifetime designation that includes recipients such as Ronald Reagan, Colin Powell and Zig Ziglar. Scott is also a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest earned designation of the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation. He is also an accredited and certified Emotional Intelligence Provider as well as an Advanced Certified Associate in Emergenetics®. Scott holds an Executive Master’s degree in NeuroLeadership.

Scott is on faculty at GE’s John Welch Center of Leadership in Crotonville, NY. He is a guest lecturer for the MBA program at the Daniels School of Business at the University of Denver, and a Trustee for the Iliff School of Theology. Scott is Founder and Principal of Complete Intelligence, LLC.

Corporate clients span many industries and include GE, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Chase, Microsoft, First Data, Medtronic, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Centura Hospitals, MillerCoors, Ingersoll-Rand, Western Union and many more.

Scott’s book on the confluence of emotional intelligence, influence and mastery, "Be a Shortcut: The Secret Fast Track to Business Successis available online from Amazon.com. His latest book, “Activate Your Brain: How Understanding Your Brain Can Improve Your Work and Life” was released in May of 2015 and is a Wall Street Journal best-selling book. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

Speaking Reel

The Neuroscience of Success

Activate Your Brain

Speech Topics

Activate Your Brain- The Neuroscience of Success

Invigorate your audience with a keynote that will entertain and energize each person to leverage their individual brain power. Recent discoveries in neuroscience explain what invigorates people and what turns them off. Backed by information from the most current research, audiences learn tactics, and leave with tools that enable them to lead in new and impactful ways. Read More >

Expert speaker Scott Halford, CSP, CPAE provides insights into the lessons from neuroscience that help us achieve results and excellence. He is an internationally recognized speaker, educator and authority on emotional intelligence and the use of neuroscience in business. Through his interactive and engaging presentation you will learn how to better lead people to achieve results that drive your business strategies forward. Scott is the bestselling author of Activate Your Brain and Be a Shortcut: The Secret Fast Track to Business Success and has written for Entrepreneur Magazine online, The Huffington Post, and more. Read Less ^

Success in Business & Beyond: Emotional Intelligence

In today’s competitive, knowledge-driven organization, leadership is more important than ever. Corporate leaders at all levels must have more than just the right technical skills and IQ. They must possess the right values, behaviors and emotions – the right emotional intelligence. Read More >

Learn about why emotional intelligence is essential to individual and organizational success and how it can be applied everyday.

Attendees of the Emotional Intelligence keynote will: Read Less ^

  1. Understand the elements of emotional intelligence.
  2. Learn about the competencies of EI through an interactive format that brings EI to life.
  3. Leave with tangible ideas about how to improve personal and professional EI.