Carmine Gallo

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“Steve Jobs did not sell computers; he built tools to unleash human potential” – Carmine Gallo

Ideas don’t sell themselves. The ability to communicate persuasively is the single greatest skill leaders and professionals can develop today to sell any product, motivate any team, and grow any company. Carmine is a Harvard instructor, a communication coach for the world’s most admired CEOs and brands, and the author of international bestsellers such as: The Presentation Secrets of Steve JobsTalk Like TEDThe Storyteller’s Secret, and his new one, Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great.

In this customized, exciting, and inspiring multimedia keynote, Carmine combines the latest brain science with actionable strategies to show your audience how to drive change management, revamp marketing messages, improve the customer experience, or develop irresistible sales pitches. Carmine’s content has been implemented at Accenture, Google, Cisco, Walmart, Intel, Coca-Cola, Chevron, McKinsey, Medtronic, LinkedIn, and the U.S. Department of Defense, among many others. Whether your goal is to sell, educate, motivate, launch movements or change the world, Carmine reveals the scientifically-proven tools to make it happen.

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The Storyteller’s Secret is an infectious and indispensable guide for readers with an idea to sell.” – Publisher’s Weekly

Google is coaching its managers, leaders and sales professionals to be storytellers. The software giant SAP is doing the same, as is Oracle, Salesforce, Nike, KPMG, Wynn Resorts, Accenture, and many other global brands. Storytelling is their competitive advantage. Brands and leaders worldwide are inspired by Carmine Gallo’s ideas on storytelling. As a communication coach for the world’s most admired brands, a Harvard instructor, a popular columnist for Forbes and Inc., and the author of bestsellers, The Storyteller’s Secret and Talk Like TED, Carmine is one of the most recognized experts on business storytelling.

In this inspiring, multimedia keynote presentation, Carmine explores the art and science of narrative to help leaders sell, inspire, motivate, build brands, and change lives.

Your audience will be captivated as they watch Carmine bring the topic alive with actionable and insightful videos, brand stories, scientifically-proven principles, and first-person interviews with storytellers such as Richard Branson and Tony Robbins, as well as leaders at: Apple, Google, Salesforce, UCLA Medical Center, Southwest Airlines, Sequoia Capital, McKinsey, and Airbnb, among others.

Learn to unleash your story – your most valuable asset and competitive edge. See testimonials and keynote videos at TheStorytellersSecret.Com

Warren Buffett says that no matter what form technology takes in the future, communication skills become more valuable, and not less. As the forces of globalization, automation and artificial intelligence combine to disrupt every field, every company, and every career, having a good idea isn’t good enough. In this multimedia keynote based on his new book, Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great (June 2018, Macmillan/St.Martin’s Press), Carmine Gallo reveals how great interpersonal communication is the human edge that will make you and your team unstoppable, irresistible and irreplaceable.

Gallo has interviewed CEOs, adventurers, explorers, and trailblazers who use their words to captivate our imagination and ignite our dreams. In Carmine’s keynote, your audience will hear from CEOs and leaders at Google, Virgin, Microsoft, Nike, PepsiCo, Apple, Airbnb and many other admired brands. They will learn valuable lessons from scientists like Neil deGrasse Tyson, Navy SEAL commanders, NASA astronauts and venture capitalists who have funded today’s most exciting and influential companies.

Carmine Gallo will show you and your team how to master the ancient art of persuasion to thrive in world of ideas.

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Talk Like TED is a dynamic work” – Publisher’s Weekly

Talk Like TED is what the rich are reading” – CNBC

This inspiring and actionable keynote is based on Carmine’s international bestseller, Talk Like TED, where he reveals the communication secrets of the world’s top minds. A “communications guru,” according to Publisher’s Weekly and a “master raconteur,” according to Worth Magazine, Carmine’s ideas have influenced companies across a wide variety of industries:  Apple, Google, Microsoft, Genentech, Medtronic, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Accenture, Chevron, Cisco, HCA healthcare, LinkedIn, and many others. Several agencies within the U.S. Defense Department also make Talk Like TED required reading for the next generation of leaders.

In this multimedia keynote that’s highly customized for your association or organization, Carmine blends the latest brain science with stories, interviews and actionable strategies to motive and inspire your audience. Get ready to sell your ideas, products and services far more successfully than you’ve ever imagined.

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[NOTE: The opinions expressed by Carmine Gallo in TALK LIKE TED are his own. His books are not endorsed, sponsored or authorized by TED Conferences, LLC or its affiliates.]

“Carmine Gallo offers an inspiring roadmap for anyone who wants to live a life of passion and purpose.” – Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos

“Carmine Gallo reveals the secrets and gives you the tools to unleash your inner Steve Jobs.” – Marc Benioff, CEO, Salesforce

Carmine was the first author to pull back the curtain on the Apple Store in his bestselling book, The Apple Experience. His books on Steve Jobs and Apple were featured here on ABC’s 20/20. As the author of eight books and a popular columnist for Forbes and, Carmine has interviewed leaders at the world’s most admired customer service brands.

In this exciting and actionable multimedia keynote customized to your audience, Carmine reveals valuable first-person insights from brands such as: Apple, Virgin, Zappos, The Ritz-Carlton, Wynn Resorts, The Cleveland Clinic, UCLA Medical Center, Southwest Airlines, and many other five-star companies across a wide range of categories who have reimagined and reinvented customer experience and employee engagement. Create magical experiences that retains your best employees, attracts and engages the best people, and inspires your best customers to return again and again.

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CARMINE GALLO is a three-time Wall Street Journal bestselling author, internationally popular keynote speaker, Harvard instructor, and communication advisor for the world’s most admired brands. A “communications guru,” according to Publishers Weekly, Gallo’s books have been translated into more than 30 languages. He delivers highly customized, engaging, inspiring, and actionable multimedia keynotes based on his international bestsellers: Talk Like TED, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, and The Storyteller’s Secret, among others. In June, 2018, Macmillan/St. Martin’s Press will publish Gallo’s ninth book, Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great. In his book, Gallo argues that good isn’t good enough in the age of ideas. As the combined forces of globalization, artificial intelligence and automation disrupt every field and every career, the persuaders are irreplaceable and irresistible. Gallo shows brands and individuals how to master the ancient art of persuasion to stand out in the modern world.

Gallo is one of the most influential voices in communication, business and leadership. Gallo has been called “a master raconteur” by Worth Magazine and has “built a career sharing secrets we can all learn from,” according to ABC’s 20/20. He has also been featured on CNBC, MSNBC, Bloomberg TV, and in The New York Times, Entrepreneur, Costco Connection, and Success Magazine. Gallo has built a reputation for transforming leaders into powerful storytellers and communicators at the world’s largest brands including: Accenture, Allstate, Apple, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Chevron, Cisco, Coca-Cola, Disney, Ford, Google, HCA Health, Hyundai, Intel, Kaiser, KPMG, LinkedIn, McKinsey, Medtronic, Microsoft, Pfizer, Salesforce, SAP, Walmart, and many others. Gallo’s books are also required reading at some of the highest levels of the U.S. military where leaders are training the next generation of team commanders.

Gallo’s books have been endorsed by a who’s who of billionaires and business leaders such as Howard Schultz, Marc Benioff, Tony Hsieh, Daniel Pink, and Barbara Corcoran. In addition to playing a role in shaping the messages behind products that touch your life every day, Carmine Gallo is an instructor of storytelling and communication at Harvard University. He also writes popular columns for and

[NOTE: The opinions expressed by Carmine Gallo in TALK LIKE TED are his own. His books are not endorsed, sponsored or authorized by TED Conferences, LLC or its affiliates.]

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