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Jennifer Kahnweiler    

Media Specialist, Focusing on Networking, Managing, Office Politics; Author of "The Genius of Opposites"

Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, PhD,President of AboutYOU, Inc.a consulting firm in Atlanta, GA, delivers high impact speaking programs focused on workplace success. She has a rare blend of qualifications that make her a media friendly expert;academic credentials, respect from the international business community, a charismatic presence and a collection of anecdotal examples culled from her years of consulting. Her strong platform includes:

Delivery of more than 1000 training seminars and speeches. GE, AT&T, IBM, Capital One, Turner, Duke Energy, Merck and the Institute for Investor Relations are among her clients

Ph.D. in Counseling and Organizational Development and a 25 year proven track record as an expert in leadership development.

Sought after media specialist on workplace issues. Quoted numerous times in the NY Times, WSJ Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and The Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Established an international reputation which resulted in her being invited to Japan in 2006 by the Tokyo American Club, the Tokyo German Chamber of Commerce and the American Management Association (AMA) to lead management training seminars for Japanese businesswomen.

National Workplace Columnist for AARP The Magazine.Career Advice Columnist for The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)and The Atlanta Journal Constitutionwebsites.


  • Featured expert on WTBS-TV's Movie and a Makeover.

  • Invited host and guest appearances 20+ times on regional and nationally syndicated radio shows.

  • Workplace expert on the Randy and Spiff WGST-AM morning drive show 2007,

  • Awarded the Outstanding Career Practitioner of the Year Award by the National Career Development Association.

  • Co-author of Shaping Your HR Role: Succeeding in Today's Organizations (Elsevier, 2005).

  • Member, National Speakers Association and NSA-GA.

Speech Topics

Training and Speaking Programs

Mastering The Art of Networking

Managing Your Boss

Communicating Across Generations

Walking the Line: Assertiveness Skills

Office Politics: The Good, the Bad and The Ugly

Personality Styles – The Ace in the Hole

Managing Gender Differences at Work

Succeeding as a Woman In Business

Not in the Leaders Guide: Handling Challenging Training Participants

Bringing Your Training Sessions Alive: Innovative Strategies and Techniques

The Introverted Leader: Building On Your Quiet Strength

The Introverted Leader: Building On Your Quiet Strength In this enlightening and highly engaging program, Jennifer draws upon stories and research from her book of the same name to show how introverts can succeed as leaders and work with, not against, who they are. Participants learn about the characteristics of introverts, the 4 Ps success strategies of introverted leaders, and why our organizations can’t afford to miss out on the invaluable contributions of their quieter employees.

Quiet Influence: The New Wave of Leadership

The key message of this session is that you don’t have to act like an extrovert to make an impact. In this interactive presentation, Jennifer draws upon important lessons from highly effective Quiet Influencers. Participants learn how to make the most of six natural strengths to challenge the status quo, provoke new ways of thinking, effect change, and inspire others to move forward. They learn a powerful process for raising their Quiet Influence Quotient (QIQ). Both introverts and extroverts gain awareness and knowledge from this powerful presentation.


7 Persistent Myths about Introverts & Extroverts | World of Psychology

“The introvert gets their energy from within, while the extrovert is charged up by people, places and stimuli outside of them,” according to Jennifer B. Kahnweiler,  ...

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