What's Your Story?...
LionsHeart Leadership helps Corporate Teams by facilitating 'A-ha' moments through storytelling (taught by Professional Musicians and Broadway Actors) creating a fun, experiential Leadership Journey incorporating Music, Ensemble Based Leadership™ emphasizing Courage, Creativity & Connection. Our Team of Thought Leaders in the Creative & Performing Arts and Thought Leaders in Leadership Development expand the understanding of Innovation, Improvisation, Positive Collaboration, and Creativity (as it relates to Corporate Challenges) through three main offerings: Keynote Concerts (Motivational Songs/Story), Storytelling Workshops and Teambuilding.
1 - 2 Hour engagements part performance / part storytelling weaving themes relating to company challenges, how we develop powerful stories by revealing authenticity (courage of the LionsHeart) in the Leader and Ensemble (Team). We explore as the foundational Leadership Philosophy the Five Beats of the LionsHeart™. "Lead From The Strength Of Your Pride" the history of the ensemble, creating empathy and buy-in. We explore effective storytelling techniques as exemplified in Music, composition and performance.
Stephen Lyons (President/Founder)
Stephen has a passion for helping individuals and Ensembles ('teams') expand their understanding of personal and collective creativity. He founded LionsHeart Leadership out of a desire to help Corporate Ensembles ('teams) unlock their creativity and leadership skills through storytelling and song. He blends a unique background as a Professional Actor and 10 years experience working with Fortune 500 Companies in Leadership Development. In a climate where employees are unhappy in their work and with management Stephen sees a unique opportunity to bring the model of Ensemble Based Leadership™ by revealing the Courage of the LionsHeart through storytelling and song. Stephen is passionate about utilizing the rich history of Music, Theatre, and Film as a way to help Corporate Teams become more Creative, Courageous and Connected by unlocking their potential in the 'Ensemble' by revealing their LionsHeart.
Stephen blends a unique background as a Musician/Actor and Leadership Development Consultant. As an Musician/Actor of 20 years having appeared with dozens of Professional Theatre Companies including The Orlando Shakespeare Festival, The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Cape May Stage, The Philadelphia Artists Collective, The Arden Theatre Company, Delaware Theatre Company in both Classical and Musical Theatre. Stephen is the frontman for New York based Bonfire Falls featuring Erikka Walsh and Ryan McCurdy from the 8 Time Tony Award winning Broadway Production of 'Once A New Musical'. His debut Solo album 'Fall' featured his rendition of Bridge Over Troubled Water dedicated to his Brother and Parents was a semi-finalist for the Nationally Recognized 'Unsigned Only' contest. He was the voice of a Nationally syndicated Radio program heard by 8 million listeners daily.
As a Facilitator and Sales Consultant he has worked with dozens of Fortune 500 clients including The Fullbright Foundation, AT&T, Campbell's Soup, ConocoPhillips, Dupont, SunTrust, The Vanguard Group, in areas such as inspirational leadership, high performance teamwork, creativity, storytelling, collaboration and communication.
Stephen earned his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with a minor in Theology at DeSales University.