With over 25 years of experience, Stephen Friedman is a skilled behavioural psychologist, leadership expert and speaker, working in the areas of leadership and management skills development, group and team development, organizational learning and human resource management for numerous organizations and individuals.
Stephen is an award-winning member of the Faculty at the Schulich School of Business at York University since 2000, where he teaches Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Leadership and Strategy. He also facilitates custom seminars in group development, coaching, performance management, and other leadership/management skills for Schulich’s Executive Education Centre and works as a coach in Schulich’s award-winning Executive MBA Program.
Stephen’s casual and affable delivery style immediately puts his participants at ease and sets a unique interactive and engaging tone which has made him a sought-after speaker, facilitator and coach for numerous organizations across Canada.
Beyond High Performance
People spend much of their adult lives either at work, thinking about work or trying to create the right kind of work experience or career. Stephen helps individuals get more out of their careers, and helps organizations get the best out of their people through effective training, coaching and learning.
Stephen’s approach is based on a simple assumption: Better management, communication, and work relationships, lead to greater satisfaction at work. And this can’t help but lead to more productive and successful organizations.
Stephen specializes in executive coaching, career coaching, as well as the design and delivery of corporate education and development programs.