Passion and Experience
Brian’s passion is to help you achieve greater professional success and enjoy more personal happiness. He does this by teaching you how to ethically move others to action using the science of influence. Always looking to perfect his presentation skills, Brian does improv comedy and occasional acting. This enables him to have fast-paced, lively and engaging presentations.
A cum laude graduate of Miami University, Brian has been in the business arena for more than 30 years and training people for over two decades. In addition to his influence, sales and leadership work, Brian has been a business coach to regional vice presidents, sales managers, field sales reps and wealth advisors.
Writing and Training
Named one of the Top 100 Influencers of 2016 by the Science of Digital Marketing, Brian’s blog has readers in 200 countries and was one of the Top 30 Psychology Blogs of 2012 according to the Online Psychology Degree Guide.
Brian’s first book – Influence PEOPLE: Powerful Everyday Opportunities to Persuade that are Lasting and Ethical – came out in August 2019 and quickly reached Amazon best-seller status in several categories. It was also named one of the Top 100 Influence Books of All Time by BookAuthority. His second book, Persuasive Selling for Relationship Driven Insurance Agents, was an Amazon new release bestseller in several categories.
In addition to his writing, Brian’s LinkedIn Learning courses on how to apply influence in sales and coaching have been viewed by more than 350,000 people around the world.