MEET JOSEPH GRENNY

Business Social Scientist

The Real Joseph Grenny
Joseph Grenny is a four-time New York Times bestselling author, dynamic keynote speaker, and leading social scientist for business performance. Over the past thirty years, Joseph has delivered engaging keynotes at major conferences including the HSM World Business Forum at Radio City Music Hall. Joseph’s work has been translated into 28 languages, is available in 36 countries, and has generated results for 300 of the Fortune 500.

Dynamic Keynote Speaker
Joseph has shared the stage with General Colin Powell, Jack Welch, Jim Collins, Daniel Pink, Patrick Lencioni, and Brené Brown at some of the world’s premier leadership conferences and organizations including:
• HSM World Business Forum
• Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit
• American Society of Training and Development
• American Bankers Association

Bestselling Author
Joseph is the coauthor of four immediate New York Times bestsellers with more than three million copies in print: Crucial Conversations, Influencer, Crucial Accountability, and Change Anything.

He contributes regularly to Harvard Business Review and LinkedIn. He has appeared on The Today Show, CNN, Bloomberg, and Fox Business News; and been featured in Forbes, Businessweek, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post.

Business Social Scientist
For the past thirty years, Joseph has conducted social science research with the goal to help leaders and organizations achieve new levels of performance. Specifically, he has focused on human behavior—the underlying written and unwritten rules that shape what employees do every day.

A protégé of Albert Bandura, the world’s most influential and greatest living psychologist, Joseph’s internationally published research led to the development of his four books as well as four award-winning training solutions of the same titles, which have helped more than 1.5 million people and 300 of the Fortune 500 companies in 36 countries change human behavior.

  • Joseph Grenny did his homework. It was almost like he had walked a mile in our shoes. His presentation was relevant, engaging, and interactive as he discussed the important features of the crucial conversations that take place every day in our hospitals.

    Linda Groah, Executive Director / CEO, Association for PeriOperative Nurses,
  • Joseph Grenny was a perfect fit for our event, The Global Leadership Summit. His style was incredibly winsome with a delivery that was very professional and articulate—including a mix of solid research, appropriate humor and practical skills. Joseph and his team were terrific to work with as they truly desired to craft a customized message for our worldwide audience.

    Bill Hybels, Senior Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church, Chairman of the Board, Willow Creek Association,
  • Joseph Grenny is one of the best speakers in the world on leadership and conflict resolution.

    Jose Salibi Neto, Chief Knowledge Officer, HSM Brasil,
  • Joseph Grenny is an extremely engaging presenter with a compelling message of how to influence behavior.

    Anne Blouin, CAE, Chief Learning Officer, ASAE,
  • Joseph Grenny did an exceptional job of tailoring his information to our IT audience and engaging them throughout the afternoon. His speaking style and the way he interacted with the audience was extremely effective. We received great evaluations and our sponsors were very pleased with the event.

    David Vankat, Director of Events Management, The AIM Institute,
  • Joseph is truly gifted at his craft. I have never been so sure of doing the right thing as I am with our decision to invite Joseph to represent to our leadership team. Joseph, his stories, and his brilliant material were a complete hit.

    Susan Ritter, Coordinator of Service Execellence, Patient Relations / Banner Deseret Medical Center,
  • Joseph Grenny’s engaging presentation captivated the audience, exceeded expectations, and fit perfectly with the mission of the Better Business Bureau. Months after the event, people are still talking about the impact of the evening, the lessons learned, and new tools implemented in influencing change.

    Dale Dixon, President / CEO, Better Business Bureau,
  • I have never received so many words of praise for any speaker I have brought to this group as I have for Joseph Grenny. I think his style, the content, and the subject itself was timely and had much take-home value.

    Melinda McDonalds, Vice President, Child Health Corporation of America,