About Steve Gutzler, President of Leadership Quest
Leadership, Emotional Intelligence,
& Leading Change in Turbulent Times
A dynamic and highly sought after speaker, Leadership and Emotional Intelligence expert, Steve Gutzler has consistently received high honors in delivering his presentations to a world-class list of clients including, Microsoft, Starbucks, Boeing, Cisco, Starwood Corporation, the U.S. Social Security Administration, and entrepreneurs around the country.
Having coached and trained CEOs, Presidents, and leading entrepreneurs, Steve’s insights have garnered a reputation around the world as an authority on leadership/transformation, helping leaders develop leaders to multiply growth, how to lead change in turbulent times, and Emotional Intelligence for extraordinary leaders. Steve’s passion and authentic style for raising more effective leaders is achieved by his unique gift of connecting to the audience on an individual level.
Steve Gutzler changes lives with his powerful message. He believes that radical changes require us to explore new frontiers- internal frontiers- if we wish to become stars in our own organizations or to empower others in theirs. Individuals are now required to become greater personal leaders than ever before. This new internal frontier has more to do with self-control, self-knowledge, authenticity, and honest communication than any host of technical abilities or any amount of IQ. These factors are the basis for inspired leadership.
An interactive and authentic speaker, Steve Gutzler customizes his engaging presentations based on each organization’s needs, collaborating directly with the client to ensure high value presentations and measurable takeaways for the client and the organization. His exceptional ability to communicate clear business solutions with humor, inspirational and laser sharp clarity makes Steve Gutzler an on-demand business and leadership speaker.
Steve founded Leadership Quest in 1995 and has continued to grow and develop his inspiring presentation and training programs through the relationships and experiences with his clients. With Julie, his wife of 30 years, and their three children, Steve Gutzler resides in Issaquah, Washington where he has published his first E-book, “The Two Minute Drill: How to be a great leader under intense pressure” and his second E- book, “Emotional Intelligence for Personal Leadership,” both of which are now available for purchase through Amazon.