Bill Treasurer

Author and Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting

Bill is a leadership expert and the originator of the new organizational development practice of courage-building. He is also the author of several books, including the international bestseller Courage Goes to Work. Bill is also the author of the off-the-shelf facilitator training program (published by Pfeiffer), Courageous Leadership: A Program for Using Courage to Transform the Workplace. Bill’s newest book, Leaders Open Doors, focuses on leaders as opportunity-creators. Watch the 2 min video to learn what it’s all about:
Bill is the chief encouragement officer at Giant Leap Consulting (GLC), a courage-building company that helps people and organizations live more courageously. Bill has conducted more than five hundred corporate workshops designed to strengthen people's leadership skills and improve team performance. He has led workshops and webinars for such organizations as Accenture, UBS Bank, CDC, NASA, Center for Creative Leadership, U.S. Forest Service, CNN,, SPANX, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He is also serves as the board chair of Leadership Asheville, a community-based leadership program.

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Courage: The Most Important Business Virtue

In this Executive Insight Video, Bill Treasurer, Author and CEO (Chief Encouragement Officer) at Giant Leap Consulting, introduces the foundational idea behind his work:  Courage is the most important business virtue, and then goes on to ...

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Leaders Open Doors: A Radically Simple Leadership Approach to Lift People, Profits, and Performance

May 22, 2013 | Bill Treasurer

Leadership is the most overanalyzed, thoroughly dissected, and utterly confused topic in business. The expectations leaders are judged against have become unrealistic and overly complicated, causing people to opt out of the chance to lead. It’s time to lighten the leadership load. It’s time to get back to what’s most essential about leading others; creating opportunities for those you lead.

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Courageous Leadership: Using Courage to Transform the Workplace

April 24, 2012 | Bill Treasurer

This webinar will focus on actions you can take to be more courageous at work, and what you can do to inspire more courageous behavior among those you work with or lead. The concepts will be drawn from Bill Treasurer’s comprehensive training guide Courageous Leadership: Using Courage to Transform the Workplace (Pfeiffer, 2011).