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Robert Cialdini

New York Times bestselling author and most-cited social psychologist in the fields of influence, persuasion and negotiation

Robert Cialdini: Biography highlights

Dr. Robert Cialdini has spent his entire career conducting scientific research on what leads people to say “Yes” to requests. The results of his research, his ensuing articles, and New York Times bestselling books have earned him an acclaimed reputation as a respected scientist and engaging storyteller.

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Robert Cialdini Keynote Speaker and NYT Bestselling Author

His books, including Influence and Pre-Suasionhave sold more than five-million copies in 41 different languages.

Dr. Cialdini is known globally as the foundational expert in the science of influence and how to apply it ethically in business. His Six Principles of Persuasion have become a cornerstone for any organization serious about effectively increasing their influence.

As a keynote speaker, Dr. Cialdini has earned a world-wide reputation for his ability to translate the science into valuable and practical actions. His on-stage stories are described as dramatic and indelible. Because of all of this, he is frequently regarded as “The Godfather of Influence”.

Dr Cialdini is Regents’ Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing at Arizona State University. Dr. Cialdini received his PhD from University of North Carolina and post-doctoral training from Columbia University. He holds honorary doctoral degrees (Doctor Honoris Causa) from Georgetown University, University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Wroclaw, Poland and University of Basil in Switzerland. 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.

In acknowledgement of his outstanding research achievements and contributions in behavioral science, Dr. Cialdini was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2018 and the National Academy of Sciences in 2019. Dr. Cialdini is President and CEO of Influence at Work.

His clients include: Google, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Bayer, Coca Cola, KPMG, AstraZeneca, Ericsson, Merrill Lynch, Nationwide Insurance, Pfizer, Prudential, GlaxoSmithKline, Kimberly-Clark, Harvard University – Kennedy School, The Weather Channel, the United States Department of Justice, NATO, Novo Nordisk, RE/MAX, London Business Forum, Thomson Reuters, Ogilvy and London School of Economics.



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Robert Cialdini – RE/MAX
Robert Cialdini – RE/MAX
Robert Cialdini  – major pharmaceutical company
Robert Cialdini – major pharmaceutical company
Robert Cialdini - Australasian Real Estate Conference
Robert Cialdini - Australasian Real Estate Conference
Robert Cialdini – Northwestern Mutual
Robert Cialdini – Northwestern Mutual

Dr Cialdini was the top speaker we've ever or out of the organization. They loved him.

Kaiser Permanente

Dr Cialdini's ability to make the science of influence understandable and immediately usable is only exceeded by his contagious knowledge and passion for the subject.

The Alexander Group

Our Fortune 1000 executive attendees embraced Dr. Cialdini's thought-provoking principles and scored him in the top percentile of speakers at the Alexander Group's Annual Chief Sales Executive Forum. That's significant given our discerning audience who set the bar consistently high!.

Gary Tubridy
Senior VP

Along with Malcolm Gladwell and Guy Kawasaki, Dr. Cialdini is one of the highest-rated speakers we have ever had.

Association of Governmental Risk Pools

Because this was a rather long program, we expected only 90% of the people to return after the break, but after the break, we had 104% show up. Thank you, Dr. Cialdini.

Shea Homes

After Dr Cialdini's program, the noise of praise was almost deafening.

Bose Corporation

He blew everybody away. They were thrilled. In fact, afterwards, one of our lead people pulled me aside and said he came into this program thinking he had been oversold about Dr Cialdini's effectiveness. He admitted he was wrong, and ended up taking 6 pages of notes on ways he can apply this information immediately to his work. And yes, you can quote me on this.

Novo Nordisk

If you have a choice, don't miss the opportunity to expose your people to this man. His work, his science, his ethics and his method for putting it all together are an experience you can't' get elsewhere.

Denk Producties

Over 350 managers could not get enough of Dr Cialdini's highly interesting lectures. After his last talk, he received a standing ovation, which is very rare in Holland. It was a sign of deep appreciation for his contribution to the success of the day.

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