Denis Waitley & Deborah Waitley Ph.D.

Denis Waitley

He is a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy at Annapolis and former naval aviator. Early in his civilian career he served as consultant to the president of The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in his hometown of La Jolla, California and later became president of the International Society for Advanced Education, inspired by Dr. Jonas Salk, developer of the polio vaccine.

He is the former chairman of psychology on the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Sports Medicine Council, responsible for the performance enhancement of all American Olympic athletes during the 1980s.

Deborah Waitley Ph.D.

Deborah Waitley, Ph.D., is a successful consultant to Fortune 500 and multinational corporations, in the areas of leadership effectiveness, organizational excellence, performance coaching, and innovation/change management. She has worked closely with her father, Denis Waitley, to advance the high-performance human behavior programs through the Waitley Institute in the U.S. and the Waitley Institute for Leadership Learning (WILL) in China.

As President of the Waitley Global Enterprise, Deborah is committed to ensuring individuals, teams and organizations can access and develop the necessary tools, skills and innovative mindsets to thrive – toward short-term productivity boosts and long-term performance results and sustainability. With a strong background in psychology and organizational behavior, Deborah serves as an empowering catalyst for change, navigating through the challenges of the cultural “DNA.”

Her areas of expertise include:

• Leadership Innovation
• Performance Coaching
• Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Development
• Employee Engagement and Empowerment

Denis Waitley

From Apollo Astronauts, Government Leaders, U.S. Olympic Committee to Super Bowl Champs


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