Jamie Mason Cohen


Jamie Mason Cohen

Leadership & Performance Expert

Referred to by some as the “personality x-ray machine”, Jamie Mason Cohen is a certified handwriting analyst whose TEDx talk on how to spot a leader through their handwriting has been viewed more than 1.5 million times. His unique and unusual ability to analyze people’s handwriting in less than 60 seconds has been called “impressive and a bit frightening” by Forbes, and as showcasing “the power of a superhero” by TEDx. His gift allows him to help spot a person’s strengths and weaknesses in ways they may not be aware of themselves.

A certified executive leadership coach with The Leadership Circle, Cohen has delivered presentations for organizations such as the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE Trillium), Sun Life Financial, TEDx, The Terry Fox Foundation, McClelland Financial Group, Celgene, and the Canadian Public Relations Society. He is also a #1 bestselling Amazon author for his book based on his experience working at Saturday Night Live, Live from Your Class: Everything I Learned About Teaching, I Learned from Working at Saturday Night Live.

Cohen is a regular commentator on CNN, The Morning Show, The Social, and The Daily Express, on topics ranging from leadership to relationships, from parenting to celebrities, always drawing on his talent for “reading” people through their handwritten words.

To date, Cohen analyzed the handwriting of Terry Fox, Oprah, Kate Middleton, Beyonce, President Donald Trump, Tom Brady, Roger Federer, and many more… the people of your organization could be next!

What Your Signature Says About Your Personality

In today’s complex, new economy, it’s essential for employees to gain awareness of their weaknesses and their true strengths to do their best work every day. This compelling and relevant keynote experience challenges us to identify where we are strong and where we may need to improve. With instant, renewed self-awareness, audiences will be able to deploy their strengths and gifts wisely to avoid them becoming potential liabilities. Once they do so, they will be re-awakened to new possibilities. As an option, guests will have an opportunity to get a one-on-one speed handwriting analysis done.

Audiences will learn:

  • 7 core leadership strengths in your handwriting compared to renowned leaders
  • 7 leadership weaknesses that may be holding you back
  • How your strengths can become liabilities if they are over-extended, and
  • How liabilities can be changed into gifts; a practical technique to change a habit

Leadership Culture Analytics

This keynote explores the gap between where your team is, where you want them to be, and how to get there. In this leading edge, customized, and data-driven talk or workshop using The Leadership Circle framework, you will gain instant, valuable feedback on your organization’s view of their own leadership culture.  Your team will gain an insightful perspective on what needs to be changed to create the optimal culture you desire.

The gap between data on the current culture and the desired outcome will immediately reveal key opportunities for development.

The benefits of this keynote include:

  • Establishing a compelling rationale for change;
  • Focusing the team’s leadership development efforts on your organization’s core values;
  • Delineating cultural challenges associated with acquisitions, mergers, and restructuring plans;
  • Correlating leadership to productivity, profits, turnover; and
  • Bottom line metrics to measure how your culture compares to that of other organizations.

The Ultimate, Unconventional Lunch-And-Learn

No keynote. Just analysis. Would you like to help your team better understand each other and give them a surprising gift that they will be talking about for months? This is a truly memorable, different, moving, entertaining and valuable lunch-and-learn team-builder. Ideal for groups of approximately 5 – 20 people, Jamie will analyze each group member’s handwriting on the spot in front of their colleagues, helping the team get to know each other in a new, deeper way.  People will leave feeling that they are the best reflection of their handwriting, and learn potential liabilities that could come from their greatest strengths if they don’t use them mindfully.