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Greg Pennington, Ph.D.

Managing Partner for Pennpoint Consulting Group (PC|G)

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 Greg Pennington, Ph.D. Biography

Greg Pennington, Ph.D. is Managing Partner for Pennpoint Consulting Group (PC|G), a firm focused on increasing organization capacity and capability. We work with leaders and organizations who want to accelerate their effectiveness. In the process, we often elevate their effectiveness to another level. At PC|G we provide executive coaching, team effectiveness, and leadership development programs and presentations to Fortune 500 companies and national professional associations. We always focus on fully utilizing all your diverse resources.

Greg's approach builds on real leadership moments to link individual and organizational strengths and development areas to specific business outcomes. As a trusted advisor, he provides insight into how the organization, the team, and the individual interact that results in measurable changes in behavior. Experienced with several assessment instruments and feedback tools, he focuses on integrating a variety of inputs to identify a few critical areas of focus for development. He challenges his clients to expand the way they think and feel, and to generate options for behaviors and consequences. Always offered in context of the business, his success requires a partnership with several resources including senior business leaders and human resources professionals. It also requires realistic goals that can be demonstrated with measurable evidence of achievement.

Greg's experience includes serving as V.P. Senior Leader Development and Planning for a $40 billion global multi-industrial company. His experience includes internal and external roles in human resources, training and development, diversity and inclusion and executive coaching.

His coaching clients include partners, senior leaders, and high potentials in public accounting firms, financial services corporations, retail, consumer goods, communications and manufacturing organizations. His executive coaching engagements include senior leaders through managers in a wide range of industries and have focused on accelerating their effectiveness. PG|G's leadership development engagements include designing and facilitating high potential and high-performance programs, developing women leaders and increasing diversity and inclusion. His team effectiveness engagements include integrating new senior teams post-merger, driving sustainable high performing teams, and assessing team strengths and development areas.

Greg holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a B.A. degree cum laude in Psychology and Social Relations from Harvard University. He is an active member of the American Psychological Association, having served as President of the Society of Consulting Psychology. Dr. Pennington's Board experience includes Hillside Organization which provides residential and therapy support for children and families. Greg's passion pursuits include drawing and painting. He is also competitive Judo player.

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  • DIFFERENCES MAKE A DIFFERENCE. CAN YOU HANDLE THAT?

    Dr. Pennington has devoted his career to partnering with individual and organizations to increase their effectiveness. He combines psychology, the pursuit of personal passions, identifying practical choices, and the impact of intentional effort to drive leaders to accelerate and elevate their effectiveness. He draws out personal stories, pushing leaders to gain new insights to move forward and address lingering habits that interfere with growth. Based on sound research and practical application, Pennington frames an approach to recognizing and managing dynamics of differences across a diverse range of clients. He offers five key assumptions to guide understanding differences and provides a practical outline for how to increase effectiveness in managing differences. Differences matter. We are surrounded by and perpetuate implicit and explicit biases, all of which influence our expectations, interpretations, and behaviors. Initiating genuine conversations about keys to success including how they differ from one group to another is essential to increasing the effectiveness of leveraging differences when they add value and managing them when they can interfere with relationships and performance. This session engages participants to share real examples that illustrate frustrations, insights, and intentions. It facilitates identifying specific steps to take as consultant/coach to sharpen awareness of differences and to increase options for how to intervene. PC|G's D&I Sight© tool provides a proven outline for how to manage the dynamics of differences increasing your effectiveness as a consultant/coach, leader/team member and accelerating the effectiveness of your client, team, and organization. You can expect to laugh with him, be pushed by him, and challenge yourself to do at least one thing differently in order to make a difference.

  • YOUR LEADERSHIP SIGNATURE

    Based on book of same title, this presentation engages participants in specific pathways to mapping their personal pursuit of influence and impact. Whether an early career professional or senior executive, accelerating and elevating leadership effectiveness is enhanced when we intentionally find ways to see options, drive for results, and increase the capabilities of others. This workshop/presentation pushes participants to draw on their own experiences to look for themes and behaviors that enable them to influence others and impact results in ways that are efficient, effective and authentic for them.

  • MIRRORS, CRYSTAL BALLS, AND SHARP EDGES - THREE THINGS YOU CAN DO THAT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENNCE

    Look in the mirror. What do you realy see? Look ahead but dont forget to look behind. Make a decision and cut to the chase! Based on sound research and practical application, this session will challenge your feelings, thoughts and behaviors to understand how to get to "your" next level. The steps to change your behavior and push to the next level are easy to identify. The challenge is how you fight against applying them. Of course, you need feedback, but if you only look in mirrors that flatter you, you remain stuck. Some say see it and believe it and you will achieve it. What do you do with the research that says the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior? Of all the things you could do, how do you make the decision about the few things that make the most difference? This presentation will provide practical steps to move you forward. You can expect to laugh with him, be pushed by him, and challenge yourself to do at least one thing differently in order to make a difference.

  • DRAWING OUT THE BEST IN YOU-USING YOUR PASSION TO PURSUE YOUR EXCELLENCE

    There is evidence to support that will we get to use our strengths each day we are more productive, engaged, and likely to stay! How do your passion pursuits contribute to those strengths? Using his passions of drawing and Judo, Dr. Pennington pushes participants to uncover, discover, embrace and integrate their personal passions into the professional pursuits. He shares his drawings and lessons learned from over 50 years studying judo as illusrations of how they contribute to his growth and his effectiveness managing others, building collaboration, and accelerating the development of individuals, teams and organizations. Drawing on the science, practice and power of authenticity, he encourages the audience to find ways to tell their story, to use their gifts, to discover their "why", and to enjoy the stories and passions of others. This session will challenge your feelings, thoughts and behaviors to understand how to get to "your" next level. It will provide practical steps to move you forward. You can expect to laugh with him, be pushed by him, and challenge yourself to do at least one thing differently in order to make a difference.

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Greg Pennington, Ph.D.

Managing Partner for Pennpoint Consulting Group (PC|G)

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Greg Pennington, Ph.D. Biography

Greg Pennington, Ph.D. is Managing Partner for Pennpoint Consulting Group (PC|G), a firm focused on increasing organization capacity and capability. We work with leaders and organizations who want to accelerate their effectiveness. In the process, we often elevate their effectiveness to another level. At PC|G we provide executive coaching, team effectiveness, and leadership development programs and presentations to Fortune 500 companies and national professional associations. We always focus on fully utilizing all your diverse resources.

Greg's approach builds on real leadership moments to link individual and organizational strengths and development areas to specific business outcomes. As a trusted advisor, he provides insight into how the organization, the team, and the individual interact that results in measurable changes in behavior. Experienced with several assessment instruments and feedback tools, he focuses on integrating a variety of inputs to identify a few critical areas of focus for development. He challenges his clients to expand the way they think and feel, and to generate options for behaviors and consequences. Always offered in context of the business, his success requires a partnership with several resources including senior business leaders and human resources professionals. It also requires realistic goals that can be demonstrated with measurable evidence of achievement.

Greg's experience includes serving as V.P. Senior Leader Development and Planning for a $40 billion global multi-industrial company. His experience includes internal and external roles in human resources, training and development, diversity and inclusion and executive coaching.

His coaching clients include partners, senior leaders, and high potentials in public accounting firms, financial services corporations, retail, consumer goods, communications and manufacturing organizations. His executive coaching engagements include senior leaders through managers in a wide range of industries and have focused on accelerating their effectiveness. PG|G's leadership development engagements include designing and facilitating high potential and high-performance programs, developing women leaders and increasing diversity and inclusion. His team effectiveness engagements include integrating new senior teams post-merger, driving sustainable high performing teams, and assessing team strengths and development areas.

Greg holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a B.A. degree cum laude in Psychology and Social Relations from Harvard University. He is an active member of the American Psychological Association, having served as President of the Society of Consulting Psychology. Dr. Pennington's Board experience includes Hillside Organization which provides residential and therapy support for children and families. Greg's passion pursuits include drawing and painting. He is also competitive Judo player.

Greg Pennington, Ph.D. Videos

  • TMCF Hennessy Fellows Program - Dr Greg Pennington

Greg Pennington, Ph.D. Speaking Topics

  • DIFFERENCES MAKE A DIFFERENCE. CAN YOU HANDLE THAT?

    Dr. Pennington has devoted his career to partnering with individual and organizations to increase their effectiveness. He combines psychology, the pursuit of personal passions, identifying practical choices, and the impact of intentional effort to drive leaders to accelerate and elevate their effectiveness. He draws out personal stories, pushing leaders to gain new insights to move forward and address lingering habits that interfere with growth. Based on sound research and practical application, Pennington frames an approach to recognizing and managing dynamics of differences across a diverse range of clients. He offers five key assumptions to guide understanding differences and provides a practical outline for how to increase effectiveness in managing differences. Differences matter. We are surrounded by and perpetuate implicit and explicit biases, all of which influence our expectations, interpretations, and behaviors. Initiating genuine conversations about keys to success including how they differ from one group to another is essential to increasing the effectiveness of leveraging differences when they add value and managing them when they can interfere with relationships and performance. This session engages participants to share real examples that illustrate frustrations, insights, and intentions. It facilitates identifying specific steps to take as consultant/coach to sharpen awareness of differences and to increase options for how to intervene. PC|G's D&I Sight© tool provides a proven outline for how to manage the dynamics of differences increasing your effectiveness as a consultant/coach, leader/team member and accelerating the effectiveness of your client, team, and organization. You can expect to laugh with him, be pushed by him, and challenge yourself to do at least one thing differently in order to make a difference.

  • YOUR LEADERSHIP SIGNATURE

    Based on book of same title, this presentation engages participants in specific pathways to mapping their personal pursuit of influence and impact. Whether an early career professional or senior executive, accelerating and elevating leadership effectiveness is enhanced when we intentionally find ways to see options, drive for results, and increase the capabilities of others. This workshop/presentation pushes participants to draw on their own experiences to look for themes and behaviors that enable them to influence others and impact results in ways that are efficient, effective and authentic for them.

  • MIRRORS, CRYSTAL BALLS, AND SHARP EDGES - THREE THINGS YOU CAN DO THAT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENNCE

    Look in the mirror. What do you realy see? Look ahead but dont forget to look behind. Make a decision and cut to the chase! Based on sound research and practical application, this session will challenge your feelings, thoughts and behaviors to understand how to get to "your" next level. The steps to change your behavior and push to the next level are easy to identify. The challenge is how you fight against applying them. Of course, you need feedback, but if you only look in mirrors that flatter you, you remain stuck. Some say see it and believe it and you will achieve it. What do you do with the research that says the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior? Of all the things you could do, how do you make the decision about the few things that make the most difference? This presentation will provide practical steps to move you forward. You can expect to laugh with him, be pushed by him, and challenge yourself to do at least one thing differently in order to make a difference.

  • DRAWING OUT THE BEST IN YOU-USING YOUR PASSION TO PURSUE YOUR EXCELLENCE

    There is evidence to support that will we get to use our strengths each day we are more productive, engaged, and likely to stay! How do your passion pursuits contribute to those strengths? Using his passions of drawing and Judo, Dr. Pennington pushes participants to uncover, discover, embrace and integrate their personal passions into the professional pursuits. He shares his drawings and lessons learned from over 50 years studying judo as illusrations of how they contribute to his growth and his effectiveness managing others, building collaboration, and accelerating the development of individuals, teams and organizations. Drawing on the science, practice and power of authenticity, he encourages the audience to find ways to tell their story, to use their gifts, to discover their "why", and to enjoy the stories and passions of others. This session will challenge your feelings, thoughts and behaviors to understand how to get to "your" next level. It will provide practical steps to move you forward. You can expect to laugh with him, be pushed by him, and challenge yourself to do at least one thing differently in order to make a difference.

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  • How to book Greg Pennington, Ph.D.?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Greg Pennington, Ph.D. for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Greg Pennington, Ph.D., or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Greg Pennington, Ph.D. or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Greg Pennington, Ph.D.?

    Booking fees for Greg Pennington, Ph.D., or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Greg Pennington, Ph.D., please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Greg Pennington, Ph.D.?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Greg Pennington, Ph.D. for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Greg Pennington, Ph.D. for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Greg Pennington, Ph.D. or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Greg Pennington, Ph.D. or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Greg Pennington, Ph.D. is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as DIFFERENCES MAKE A DIFFERENCE. CAN YOU HANDLE THAT?, YOUR LEADERSHIP SIGNATURE, MIRRORS, CRYSTAL BALLS, AND SHARP EDGES - THREE THINGS YOU CAN DO THAT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENNCE and DRAWING OUT THE BEST IN YOU-USING YOUR PASSION TO PURSUE YOUR EXCELLENCE. The estimated speaking fee range to book Greg Pennington, Ph.D. for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Greg Pennington, Ph.D. generally travels from GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mack Munro, Christine C. McHugh, Marcus Chan, Patrick J. McKenna and Gopal RajGuru. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Greg Pennington, Ph.D. for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Greg Pennington, Ph.D. Speaker Videos

  • TMCF Hennessy Fellows Program - Dr Greg Pennington

Greg Pennington, Ph.D. Speaking Topics

  • DIFFERENCES MAKE A DIFFERENCE. CAN YOU HANDLE THAT?

    Dr. Pennington has devoted his career to partnering with individual and organizations to increase their effectiveness. He combines psychology, the pursuit of personal passions, identifying practical choices, and the impact of intentional effort to drive leaders to accelerate and elevate their effectiveness. He draws out personal stories, pushing leaders to gain new insights to move forward and address lingering habits that interfere with growth. Based on sound research and practical application, Pennington frames an approach to recognizing and managing dynamics of differences across a diverse range of clients. He offers five key assumptions to guide understanding differences and provides a practical outline for how to increase effectiveness in managing differences. Differences matter. We are surrounded by and perpetuate implicit and explicit biases, all of which influence our expectations, interpretations, and behaviors. Initiating genuine conversations about keys to success including how they differ from one group to another is essential to increasing the effectiveness of leveraging differences when they add value and managing them when they can interfere with relationships and performance. This session engages participants to share real examples that illustrate frustrations, insights, and intentions. It facilitates identifying specific steps to take as consultant/coach to sharpen awareness of differences and to increase options for how to intervene. PC|G's D&I Sight© tool provides a proven outline for how to manage the dynamics of differences increasing your effectiveness as a consultant/coach, leader/team member and accelerating the effectiveness of your client, team, and organization. You can expect to laugh with him, be pushed by him, and challenge yourself to do at least one thing differently in order to make a difference.

  • YOUR LEADERSHIP SIGNATURE

    Based on book of same title, this presentation engages participants in specific pathways to mapping their personal pursuit of influence and impact. Whether an early career professional or senior executive, accelerating and elevating leadership effectiveness is enhanced when we intentionally find ways to see options, drive for results, and increase the capabilities of others. This workshop/presentation pushes participants to draw on their own experiences to look for themes and behaviors that enable them to influence others and impact results in ways that are efficient, effective and authentic for them.

  • MIRRORS, CRYSTAL BALLS, AND SHARP EDGES - THREE THINGS YOU CAN DO THAT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENNCE

    Look in the mirror. What do you realy see? Look ahead but dont forget to look behind. Make a decision and cut to the chase! Based on sound research and practical application, this session will challenge your feelings, thoughts and behaviors to understand how to get to "your" next level. The steps to change your behavior and push to the next level are easy to identify. The challenge is how you fight against applying them. Of course, you need feedback, but if you only look in mirrors that flatter you, you remain stuck. Some say see it and believe it and you will achieve it. What do you do with the research that says the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior? Of all the things you could do, how do you make the decision about the few things that make the most difference? This presentation will provide practical steps to move you forward. You can expect to laugh with him, be pushed by him, and challenge yourself to do at least one thing differently in order to make a difference.

  • DRAWING OUT THE BEST IN YOU-USING YOUR PASSION TO PURSUE YOUR EXCELLENCE

    There is evidence to support that will we get to use our strengths each day we are more productive, engaged, and likely to stay! How do your passion pursuits contribute to those strengths? Using his passions of drawing and Judo, Dr. Pennington pushes participants to uncover, discover, embrace and integrate their personal passions into the professional pursuits. He shares his drawings and lessons learned from over 50 years studying judo as illusrations of how they contribute to his growth and his effectiveness managing others, building collaboration, and accelerating the development of individuals, teams and organizations. Drawing on the science, practice and power of authenticity, he encourages the audience to find ways to tell their story, to use their gifts, to discover their "why", and to enjoy the stories and passions of others. This session will challenge your feelings, thoughts and behaviors to understand how to get to "your" next level. It will provide practical steps to move you forward. You can expect to laugh with him, be pushed by him, and challenge yourself to do at least one thing differently in order to make a difference.

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