Over the past three decades, Dennis Buttimer has been a coach, speaker and leader in the helping profession. With a rich background in employee assistance programming (EAP), corporate training, and healthcare, Dennis draws on his unique skill set to help individuals and organizations to be more productive in all areas of their lives.
Dennis has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, and is certified in:
He customizes his holistic approach to meet the distinct needs of his clients.
Dennis encourages and guides clients out of problem patterns into mindful performance, leading them to success. He has developed successful techniques and strategies based not only on his professional education and training but also on his personal experiences.
Along with his wife and business partner Angela, he co-authored CALM: Choosing To Live Mindfully (2011), and their latest book, Inspired: 365 Days of Mindful Mojo (2018). Together, they did a TEDx Talk, “Defusing Stress with Mindful Mojo” (2017). In 2012, he traveled the country teaching fellow professional about mind-body interventions for stress, anxiety and depression.
Dennis specializes in mindfulness and other research-based practices to help clients transform stress. He has worked extensively with individuals, couples and organizations struggling with difficult issues.
He is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), National Speakers Association (NSA), Employee Assistance Professionals’ Association (EAPA) and Yoga Alliance (YA).
When action is strategically informed by a mindful, intentional focus, you and your organization are better able to cut through the noise and clutter to enjoy peak performance. Mindful Performance (MP) makes it possible to find the calm in the chaos. When leadership and employees reduce their stress levels and are healthier and happier, this directly impacts the bottom line of the organization. We call this the “return on mindfulness” (ROM).
“An inspiring and meaningful program on every level with a solid message. Absolute professionalism with both motivating and pragmatic ideas to implement. My team of executives could not wait to have Dennis return for more!”
-Craig Eister, SVP, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
“Dennis has been a tremendous asset to our customers and their employees. Stress at the workplace is a given, and employees are hungry for effective, practical ways to bring a calm, mindful presence into the work they do every day. Dennis brings a simple applicable approach to empower employees to tap into their resilience, and we feel fortunate to be able to partner with him!”
-Julie Sharp, Account Executive, FEI Health
As a result of this keynote, breakout, or corporate mindfulness training, you and your organization can expect to:
Stress is adversely impacting your organization and your bottom line. It is the #1 health epidemic in the country, meaning that it is affecting your employees’ mental, emotional, and physical health. This translates into a lack of productivity, inability to focus and perform, and poor communication and team dynamics.
“Dennis is a skilled and seasoned speaker and coach. He can teach, connect and touch your soul one minute, while entertaining the next. Dennis brings an air of concern and care to every group he leads and that’s pretty special.”
Marilyn Ringo, Vice-President, Media Strategies at Speechworks
“Dennis’ work with our team at Hi-Rez was well-received and the attendees of his ‘Mindful Mojo for Peak Performance’ program have given very positive feedback. Dennis’ upbeat delivery approach of neuroscience, experiential components and humor seems to be an excellent style for participants’ learning and sustainability. I highly recommend him to organizations who are seeking improved work results, work/life balance and overall mindful performance!”
-Alissa Twombly, HR Manager at Hi-Rez Studios
In this program, your employees will be guided back to their best selves. They will:
Leaders are under more stress than ever before, and they are being pulled in many different directions. A mindful leader is able cut through the noise and chaos and discern where to focus, how to delegate, and communicate with authority and empathy. They exude presence, are emotionally-intelligent, and able to create and sustain loyalty and high-performing teams. They are also more confident, innovative, and have a positive mindset. Leaders who utilize these principles and practices move quantum leaps ahead in their personal and professional lives.
With Dennis’ corporate background, executive coaching, training experience, and a master’s degree in counseling psychology , he is considered the expert in behavior and dynamics in the workplace, particularly with leaders.
“I have known Dennis for many years, and during that time I have hired him as presenter on a number of occasions. He was consistently one of the most popular speakers that we had, combining his quick wit and sense of humor, his in-depth knowledge of his subject, and his genuine care and concern for each person in the room. While I am currently not in a position where I hire speakers, I would certainly look to him again if the opportunity came along!”
Jeanie Robertson, MS, Director, Office of Consultation and Support Services, Ross University of Medicine (formerly HR Manager, William Patterson University
“Dennis facilitated three sessions on the topic of Achieving Mindful Performance and each session had more participants than the one before it. It was obvious from not only those employees that told us but by word of mouth the event was a success and the participants are hungry for more. Dennis was able to share and relate to all who attended whether it was in person or via Zoom. Just in his presence alone, Dennis provided a safe place for each participant that was meaningful and uplifting and non-judgmental. In the days that followed the sessions I had participants share with me how they are using the tips they learned. Now that is priceless!”
-Donna Lee, SHRM-SCP | Manager HR & Benefits, Esquire Deposition Solutions
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