Dr. Amir Kfir is an organizational consultant and management change leader who works regularly in over 40 countries. His global experiences have led him to gain a deep understanding of cultural and business diversity.
Dr. Kfir is a dynamic and charismatic speaker. His style of teaching, which is based on experiential learning, keeps people on their toes. He is direct and addresses the heart of issues in a way that is refreshingly authentic and easy for many different groups to understand. He believes in the concept of “tough love” in his work with companies and forums around the world.
As a consultant, he was commissioned by YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) to develop and run successful chapter development and renascence programs all over the world.
Dr. Kfir’s work on “The Art of Peace” program on conflict management has won hall of fame recognition from YPO in 2013.
Dr. Kfir’s program “The Hero is You” on the parent-child relationship won the 2011 YPO “Best of the Best” award and won the Israeli YPO chapter’s “Best Program of the Year” award.
Dr. Kfir also took a leading role in the creation of the “Peace Action Network” (PAN) forum methodology. He has been the facilitator of peace action forums around the world between: Israelis and Arabs/Palestinians, Greeks and Turks, Armenians and Turks, as well as Jews and Muslims. He has run forum-training programs, moderator training programs, management retreats, and team-building seminars for over 10 years. He has also had great success with spouse forums and chapter health retreats.
Additionally, Dr. Kfir’s innovative work as Dean of the YPO UK University, in which he draws parallels between the corporate lifecycle and the marriage lifecycle, has enabled managers throughout the world to gain greater insights into their own corporate and marital strengths, opportunities, and challenges. As a result, managers have renewed dialogue, intimacy, empathy, and commitment in their marriages.
In the different events that Dr. Kfir leads, he focuses on the power of mutual trust and respect. He has great experience in leading groups towards deeper intimacy and growth. He aims to start a revolution of ideas that will encourage the use of forum at home and in workplace. His main tools for developing groups are presence techniques that bring about a better sense of self.
Dr. Kfir holds a B.A. in Psychology, and dual M.A. degrees in Social and Industrial Psychology. He was a leading teacher in the Adizes Graduate School of Organizational Transformation. Dr. Kfir trained and worked with Dr. Ichak Adizes and his unique methodology for 15 years. During Amir’s PhD in Management, he applied the “Power of Presence” to sales and personal transformation. See Dr. Kfir’s PhD work HERE.
Dr. Kfir lives in Tel Aviv, Israel, and is married with two children. He is passionate about yoga and the outdoors.