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Dr. Robert Cialdini        

CEO & President of Influence at Work; Author of the New York Times Bestseller "Influence: Science & Practice"

Dr. Robert Cialdini has spent his entire career researching the science of influence earning him an international reputation as an expert in the fields of persuasion, compliance, and negotiation. His books including, Influence: Science & Practice, are the result of decades of peer-reviewed research on why people comply with requests. Influence has sold over three million copies, is a New York Times Bestseller and has been published in over 30 languages.

His new book, Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade, published by Simon & Schuster, quickly became a Wall Street Journal and a New York Times Bestseller.

Because of the world-wide recognition of Dr. Cialdini’s cutting-edge scientific research and his ethical business and policy applications, he is frequently regarded as the “Godfather of influence.” Dr. Cialdini received his Ph.D from the University of North Carolina and post-doctoral training from Columbia University. He has held Visiting Scholar Appointments at Ohio State University, the University of California, the Annenberg School of Communications, and the Graduate School of Business of Stanford University. Currently, Dr Cialdini is Regents’ Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing at Arizona State University.

Dr. Cialdini is President and CEO of INFLUENCE AT WORK; focusing on ethical influence training, corporate keynote programs, and the CMCT (Cialdini Method Certified Trainer) program. Dr. Cialdini’s clients include such organizations as Google, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, Bayer, Coca Cola, KPMG, Mutual of Omaha, RE/MAX, AstraZeneca, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Ericsson, Kodak, Merrill Lynch, Nationwide Insurance, Pfizer, AAA, Northern Trust, IBM, Prudential, The Mayo Clinic, GlaxoSmithKline, Harvard University - Kennedy School, The Weather Channel, the United States Department of Justice, and NATO.

Media coverage of Dr. Cialdini and his research include: Dateline NBC, CNBC, CNN, ABC, PBS, the Washington Post, On Wall Street, Forbes Magazine, Business Week, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The New York Times, Harvard Business Review and Fortune Magazine.

Speech Topics


INFLUENCE: THE ULTIMATE POWER TOOL

(Suggested length 60-90 minutes)

Dr. Robert Cialdini, author of the groundbreaking book, Influence, is your guide, translating the scientific research into practical business applications. His widely acclaimed studies Read More/ Less

INFLUENCE DURING TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY

(Suggested length 60-90 minutes)

In todays uncertain environment, the need for simultaneously effective and ethical influence is necessary, pertinent, and now more vital than ever to our success Read More/ Less

THE POWER OF WE

(Suggested length 45-75 minutes)

With The Power of WE, Robert Cialdini artfully braids science together with meaningful and moving personal accounts to produce a set of compelling lessons for business success Read More/ Less

LEADERSHIP THROUGH THE POWER OF PERSUASION

(Suggested length 60-90 minutes)

It is through the influence process that we lead, generate, and manage change. Like most things, the process can be handled poorly or well. It can be employed to foster growth and to Read More/ Less

YES! PROVEN WAYS FOR MARKETERS TO BECOME MORE PERSUASIVE

(Suggested length 1, 2, or 3 hours)

Yes! Its one of the simplest words in our language. But, arranging to hear it from colleagues, clients, customers, and even family members is not simple at all at least not without knowing Read More/ Less

YES! PROVEN WAYS FOR MANAGERS TO BECOME MORE PERSUASIVE

(Suggested length 1, 2, or 3 hours)

Yes! Its one of the simplest words in our language. But, arranging to hear it from colleagues, clients, customers, and even family members is not simple at all at least not without knowing Read More/ Less

YES! PROVEN WAYS FOR SALES PEOPLE TO BECOME MORE PERSUASIVE

(Suggested length 1, 2, or 3 hours)

Yes! Its one of the simplest words in our language. But, arranging to hear it from colleagues, clients, customers, and even family members is not simple at all at least not without knowing Read More/ Less

News


Bestselling 'Influence' Author Dr. Robert Cialdini To Keynote Pubcon ...

Pubcon welcomes Dr. Robert Cialdini, professor emeritus of psychology and marketing at Arizona State University, social psychologist, and author of the ...

Dr. Robert Cialdini on the Influence of Influence | NBC Chicago

Dr. Robert Cialdini wrote the book on influence. His book, Influence, outlines the six psychological principles behind people's decision making.

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