Eileen McDargh, CSP, CPAE

Since founding her consulting firm in 1980, Eileen McDargh has helped organizations and individuals transform the life of their business and the business of their life through conversations that matter and connections that count.

Her programs are content rich, interactive, provocative and playful—even downright hilarious.

She draws upon practical business know-how, life’s experiences and years of consulting to major national and international organizations that have ranged from global pharmaceuticals to the US Armed Forces, from health care associations to religious institutions. Executive Excellence magazine continually ranks her as one of the top 50 thought leaders in self-leadership development. Global Gurus International, a British-based provider of  resources for leadership, communication and sales training, also named her as one of the World’s Top 30 Leadership Professionals following a global survey of 22,000 business professionals.

She authored Work for a Living & Still Be Free to Live, the first book on work/life balance—a topic that placed her as a futurist in this issue and continues to be published in revised editions. Her second book, The Resilient Spirit, is found from South Africa to California. Talk Ain’t Cheap… It’s PricelessConnecting in a Disconnected World serves as a leadership guide for numerous organizations and her newest book, Gifts from the Mountain: Simple Truths for Life’s Complexities, won the Benjamin Franklin Gold Award. A training film based on this book was released in early summer 2010 and is the winner of the Silver Telly, the highest award for commercial productions.

As a business author and commentator, she’s appeared on network news, on radio programs and in business journals and in major metropolitan newspapers.

Eileen is a certified speaking professional (CSP) and her election into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame places her among the top 3% of speakers in the United States. In 2011, she was one of five person designated as a “Legend of the Speaking Industry”.  Other “Legends” included Dan Burrus, Howard Putnam, Les Brown, and Jim Rohn (posthumously).

She’s also listed as a recommended expert through the Sloan Work and Family Research Network now headquartered at University of Penna.

You can learn more about Eileen at her website!


Dr. Eunice Parisi-Carew

Dr. Eunice Parisi-Carew  is an accomplished consultant, trainer and speaker. With a broad base of experience in many facets of leadership and organizational development, she has designed, directed, and implemented training and consulting projects for a number of top North American corporations, including Merrill Lynch, AT&T, Hyatt Hotels, Transco Energy Company, and the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Her experience also includes several engagements in Mexico, Canada the UK and the Far East and Europe.

As a trainer, Eunice connects instantly with an audience. She exudes sincerity and knowledge and keeps people involved and interested. She is perceptive to a group’s needs and often is described as articulate, engaging and humorous.

Team building, leadership, productivity, change and person empowerment are among the topics she addresses in classes, seminars, speeches and articles.   Eunice co-authored The One Minute Manager builds High Performing Teams with Don Carew and Ken Blanchard, co-authored High Five with Ken Blanchard, Sheldon Bowles, and Don Carew, co-authored Collaboration Begins with You with Ken Blanchard and Jane Ripley and co-authored Leading At A Higher Level with Susan Fowler and Ken Blanchard.

Eunice has taught at the University of Massachusetts, American University and directed a graduate in Group Dynamics and Leadership at the University of Harford. She has published several articles and instruments in this area. She is a member of NTL Institute, a licensed psychologist and a certified organizational development specialist.

She received her doctorate in the behavioral sciences from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and is presently the senior researcher for the Office of the Future at the Ken Blanchard Companies.  You can reach Eunice at 760-489-5005 or at eunice.parisi-carew@kenblanchard.com.