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About Joseph Grenny
Joseph Grenny: The Social Scientist for Business Performance
Joseph Grenny is a New York Times bestselling author, acclaimed keynote speaker, and leading social scientist for business performance. For 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 and nearly half of the Forbes 1000.
Dynamic Keynote Speaker
Joseph has shared the stage with Jack Welch, Colin Powell, Jim Collins, Daniel Pink, Patrick Lencioni, and Brene 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
Joseph is the coauthor of four immediate New York Times bestsellers with more than six million copies in print: Crucial Conversations, Influencer, Crucial Accountability, and Change Anything.
He has contributed regularly to BusinessWeek and Forbes; appeared on The Today Show, CNN, Bloomberg, and Fox Business News; and been cited in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Post.
Business Social Scientist
For the past thirty years, Joseph has conducted social science research 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, Joseph’s internationally published research led to the development of his four books and four award-winning courses of the same titles. These tools have helped more than one million people and 300 of the Fortune 500 companies change human behavior.
Joseph was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for his work in founding corporate training and leadership development company VitalSmarts, which has been ranked nine times by Inc. as one of the fastest-growing companies in America.