Kevin J. Fleming, PhD
Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. is President & CEO of Grey Matters International, Inc., an international coaching, facilitation, and organizational effectiveness firm concentrating on rewiring the personal and corporate brain for a state of neuro-excellenceâ�¦.literally. He is also the founder of â��Assumptive Coachingâ��, an integrative model aimed at challenging the thinking underneath oneâ��s thinking around change and complex systems inherent in decision making.
Dr. Fleming is also a well known critic on the ineffectiveness of business training, therapeutic, and coaching industries. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in clinical psychology, as well as completed a Postdoctoral Residency in Consulting Psychology from the University of Wyoming. Fleming’s work for the past ten years has been devoted to refining â��the neuroscience of leadership and behavior change in societyâ�� and assisting people in having the critical conversations that are driven by the internal dialogue within.
Utilizing alignment principles of human nature, virtues/ethics, and working with the ways of the brain, he is in the practice of moving individuals and organizations away from rote behavior toward areas of creativity and shared accomplishment.
“A man of unusually acute insight,
a much sought after executive coach … ”
Tom Morris, PhD, author of IF ARISTOTLE RAN GENERAL MOTORS
and IF HARRY POTTER RAN GENERAL ELECTRIC
“A wonderfully different and authentic approach
from the shrink who doesn’t like shrinks.”
Richard Koch, Bestselling Author of THE 80/20 PRINCIPLE
â��His writings is up there with the best and a must read for everyone who is tired of hearing what people “think” they want to hear. If you’re looking for dynamic change in your organization, get Doc Flemings cure!â��
Lord Phillip G. Wren, Chairman & CEO, United Publishing & Media Group USA
Fleming’s work produces profound behavioral and ethical changes, affirmed by its beneficiaries. He is an active critic of the 100 billion dollar a year training and coaching industry, which in general has little to show in terms of ROI. Fleming’s clientele includes such notables as a prominent Asian-American billionaire, a former White House official, top ranking CEOs, Hollywood executives, Juilliard musicians, politicians, and even NFL players and other professional athletes. He has produced an e-learning product for Targeted Learning Corporation, sharing the spotlight of innovative web-based seminars with the likes of Marcus Buckingham and Stephen Covey. He recently was asked to contribute as an expert to Chief Learning Officer magazine, the leading publication for organizational development executives worldwide. His radical call to transform on a meta-level the “thinking of business thinking” has been far reaching, as evident in a recent request to speak to the Ministers and Prime Ministers of Jordan and United Arab Emirates. The prestigious East West Institute, affiliated with the United Nations, is consulting his expertise on the applications of neuroscience to conflict resolutions and peace facilitation practices. His work on â��decision illusionsâ�� has also been utilized by Al Goreâ��s Climate Project and the President of Mexico
He has worked at the renowned high profile Beau Monde programs for executive development and transformation, which has been featured in Money magazine (August, 2006). Dr. Flemingâ��s writings and expert insights have been featured in some of the widest circulated publications internationally, including The New York Times, New York Daily News, Christian Science Monitor, CNN, Fox News, msn.com, CFO.com, Consumer Health Journal, Prevention Magazine and Physician Executive. He contributes regularly to the Gately Newsletter, which emanates from a leading management consulting firm out of Boston, as well as being a regular columnist on â��Transformation Insights,â�� with Executive Decision Magazine, a national innovative high end thought leadership magazine. He is Director of Innovation at the Family Business Institute. Dr. Fleming was asked to be a contributor to Success Is A State of Mind with renowned spiritual guru Deepak Chopra as well as a chapter contributor for a new 2008 book, Roadmap For Success, by Stephen Covey and Ken Blanchard.
Dr. Fleming is an active member of the World Business Academy, Institute for Executive Development, American Society of Training & Development, and the American Psychological Association. His new book (The Half-Truth High: Breaking the Illusions of the Most Powerful Drug in Life & Business) is now released and available on amazon.com. Features a Foreword by NY Times bestselling author Tom Morris. This book has received noteworthy praise from Patch Adams (from the blockbuster Hollywood film starring Robin Williams), Harvard Business School Emeritus Professor Gerald Zaltman, as well as Dr. Joe Dispenza, featured scientist in the hit underground movie, What The Bleep Do We Know