Libby Wagner

Libby Wagner

Libby is the author of Amazon Best-Seller, The Influencing Option: The Art of Building a Profit Culture in Business (2010), What Will You Do With Your 90,000 Hours? The Boardroom Poet’s Thoughts on Work (2016) and three collections of poems, including Like This, Like That (2002), Somehow (2012), and Dancing on the Summer Lawn (NP). Using her unique approach, Libby helps executives create dramatic, memorable impacts, so they confidently lead their organizations toward innovative horizons. She is the president of influencingOptions®, a business consulting and training firm that creates high trust-high performance teams and coaches leaders to hone their skills in courageous conversations to impact the quality of their working relationships. She is a founding faculty member of the Institute of Conversational Leadership and Invitas with poet David Whyte, and works with inspired leaders across the globe to bring the soulful work of Conversational Leadership into practice. Libby co-founded The Studio, a change consultancy that utilizes the principles of artistry to foster innovation and build highly-engaged organizations with artist-entrepreneurs Steven Morris and Owen Ó Súilleabháin. The antidote to “business as usual,” The Studio is a place of practice where leaders can experiment with and deepen their own unique version of leadership through artistry.