As an executive coach, Howard J. Morgan has led major organizational change initiatives in partnership with top leaders and executives at numerous international organizations. He was named as one of the world’s Top 50 Coaches, recognized as one of five coaches with "a proven track record of success," and has published several books. His clients include global businesses in the Financial Services, Manufacturing, Management Consulting, Communication, Media, and Tech industries.
Howard's in-depth understanding of the demands of executive leadership come from 17 years of experience as a line executive and an executive vice president in industry and government. He has operated major businesses with full profit and loss responsibility; managed the people side of mergers and acquisitions; led international expansions and start-ups; and gained the respect of unions and corporations when negotiating agreements in volatile labor environments.
He knows what it means to structure an organization, lead people, and manage a business to achieve quarterly objectives. This practical background, along with an understanding of the politics of leadership and the competitive pressures of today's global marketplace, is embodied in the way Howard coaches executives.
The dramatic impact of Howard's approach is drawn from his ability to communicate the significance of people and performance issues in the context of business objectives. He has been a pioneer in the practical understanding of how motivation, productivity, and behavior are linked to organizational values, leadership approach, and employee satisfaction.
He has done significant work on measuring the impact of leaders on long-term profitability and growth. He has helped leaders understand that the nuances of people management are a major influence on corporate success and how they can increase their effectiveness in that area in practical ways.
Howard is the Managing Director of Leadership Research Institute and co-founder of 50 Top Coaches. He specializes in executive coaching as a strategic change management tool leading to improved customer-employee satisfaction and overall corporate performance. He has led the development of an internal coaching model for large international organizations and has done significant work coaching executives in the art of managing managers. He has worked with many executive committees of the world's largest organizations on improving corporate and executive performance.
Howard holds an MBA from Simon Fraser University and has completed advanced studies at the University of Michigan. He currently serves on three Boards of Directors, located in Europe and the U.S. He is also committed to adding value back to the community through his volunteer efforts in the healthcare sector.