Jonathan Kaufman has been an innovative thought leader, business educator, and strategist who recognizes the impact of personal development on organizational growth. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Jonathan Kaufman’s disability has been a profound part of his personal, academic and professional life. Whether hiking in the Ecuadorian highlands with his family, skiing down a mountain or repelling down the side of a cliff in the Middle East, to the simplicity of tying his own shoes one handed, he has pushed the idea that anything is possible if given the will. Building on this philosophy Professor Kaufman focused his academic career at Sarah Lawrence College and Oxford University studying disability lifestyle, work, and policy issues. He continued his graduate work in the social sciences at the University of Chicago studying Psychiatric Social Work/Human Development and Public Policy, and then attended Columbia University studying Applied Anthropology with an emphasis on the culture of work for the 21st century. Today, Professor Kaufman is seen as one of the most innovative thinkers and practitioners in the areas of diversity and inclusion, organizational strategy and personal growth. As an executive coach, consultant, and licensed psychotherapist Kaufman seeks to develop new strategies and initiatives by synthesizing ideas from management theories and applications to entrepreneurial thinking to the knowledge of human capital by cultivating increased motivation and skills to achieve greater success both personally and professionally. Kaufman is showing that through this integration, J Kaufman Consulting can assist organizations and individuals on a broader scale by expanding services and providing them innovative approaches to analyzing and finding solutions in areas ranging from leadership, change management, strategic thinking and beyond. Career Highlights: -Served as a Policy Advisor to the White House on Disability & Diversity Issues -Technical Consultant for Hollywood Films including Adam and HBO's Temple Grandin -Lead Disability Strategist for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. -Senior Strategist at The National Business and Disability Council -Advisor and Consultant to Diversity Best Practices for Fortune 500 & 1000 companies

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The Foundations: Intensive Coaching Workshops (60 minute)

Jonathan Kaufman

J Kaufman Consulting through offers client’s an intensive 60 minute coaching in Executive and Corporate Coaching to assist in enhancing organizational change and cultivate leadership to ultimately create a better quality of life.

Building on Professor Kaufman’s rich experience of advising numerous organizations from corporations, government agencies to non for profits and educational institutions to his work developing and teaching graduate programs in Industrial and Occupational Health Psychology his goal remains the same, offer participants greater insight to creating strategies for active engagement and processes to develop a healthy work culture to enhance productivity and develop greater long term success.

Professor Kaufman through these Foundational Coaching Workshops also offers participants from C-Level Executives to management across the enterprise an introduction to his “Design for Life” model that he has been developing for the past 15 years. This model offers an intensive introduction to help get your life back on track in relation to organizational culture. As a licensed clinician Professor Kaufman can offer participants expertise on how to truly manage oneself through the lifecycle of work (both in and out of the work environment) and enhance ones ability to self actualize as it pertains to mission, work and responsibility.

This program is also available in 90 minute format. Please contact Geniecast for details.

what you get

  • Last up to one hour
  • Allow for up to 200 connections into the Cast (a connection is a login from a unique location)
  • Include the two-way video experience (including interactive HD streaming video and audio) and dedicated support