Change your mindset

Lead with your full potential

I want to help you be a high performing leader. Here’s how…

DON’T BE A HOSTAGE

Create Trust and Foster a Positive Mindset

As a former hostage negotiator, I have seen first-hand the pain and agony that victims endure at the hands of their hostage takers…

George Kohlrieser

Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at IMD Business School, Best-selling Author, Veteran Hostage Negotiator, Organizational and Clinical Psychologist, Consultant and International Keynote Speaker.

UNLEASH POTENTIAL AS A

Secure Base Leader

Great leaders are aware of their secure bases (the people, places, events, experiences, and beliefs that have shaped them)…

POWER TO INFLUENCE

Words, Dialogue, and Negotiation

High performing leaders courageously make decisions and overcome their conflicts and fears to raise performance…

As seen on

HOSTAGE AT THE TABLE

There are proven techniques and psychological insights used in hostage negotiation that can be applied successfully to any personal or business relationship.

Hostage at the Table shows how business leaders can develop and access the skills they need to create trust and remove the blocks that stand in the way of resolving tough problems.

CARE TO DARE

Have you ever been led by someone who cared for you like family and dared you to achieve more than you ever thought possible for yourself, your organization, and even society?

This book explains how becoming a secure base leader releases extraordinary potential in others.

JOSÉ SALIBI NETO

CO-FOUNDER AND CHIEF KNOWLEDGE OFFICER, HSM BRAZIL

 

“George Kohlrieser is simply one of the best speakers worldwide on the topics of Leadership and Conflict Management. He consistently gets a standing ovation.”

Peter James Meyers

PRESIDENT, STAND & DELIVER GROUP AND AUTHOR, AS WE SPEAK: HOW TO MAKE YOUR POINT AND HAVE IT STICK

 

"George is a world class master teacher and speaker. He has a rare ability to inspire and lead, bringing excitement, passion, wit, and humanity to any audience he addresses. He brings together the uncommon combination of a scholarly temperament and a vibrant imagination, with a commitment to excellence. There is real electricity around him."

ANNA STORBACKA-ERIKSSON

Managing Director, CSA Celebrity Speakers Nordic

“George Kohlrieser makes a deep and holistic impact on leaders and organisations. He always receives outstanding feedback; his authenthicity, knowledge, commitment, and powerful delivery will inspire even the most experienced and challenging group!”

Kris Kleist

European Professional Development Leader for Global Business Services, IBM

"George engages and communicates in a way that changes your personal beliefs and how you deal with other people, giving you renewed energy, passion, and positive thoughts about others. Listening to him speak leaves you with a clear vision that no personal challenge is insurmountable."

Michael Adalla

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 

"George Kohlrieser brings leadership education to a whole new level. He has a rare ability to profoundly change participants’ mindsets by inspiring them to successfully lead in times of ambiguity, uncertainty, and change."

 

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