Influencing Options® has been shaped by two of the most respected voices in corporate consulting, Libby Wagner and Bob Weyant. These thought leaders have spent a combined 5 decades working to build a world class international training company. Offering transformational programs with over 30 years of proven success, tens of thousands of participants from all corners of the globe have benefited from the impact of Influencing Options®. Our team of Wagner Certified™ Resource Partners represent the most elite of training professionals.
LIBBY WAGNER (2006-2017)
Libby’s work has shaped the cultures of numerous Fortune 500 clients, including The Boeing Company, Nike, Philips, ST Microelectronics, Diageo and Costco. Using her unique Leadership Voice technique, Libby empowers business leaders to clearly articulate what they want, why they want it, and how to ask for it. Driven to “change the world, one conversation at a time,”
Libby is a proven expert in developing powerful, sustainable programs that help companies revolutionize their culture and transform in record time by focusing energy to achieve astonishing results—creating commitment cultures that can endure any economic environment.
Libby’s contributions to the consulting profession garnered international acclaim in her 2008 induction into the prestigious Million Dollar Consulting® Hall of Fame and her selection in 2010 as one of only two dozen people in the world certified through Alan Weiss’s Mentor Mastery™ Program and approved to mentor entrepreneurs, consulting service providers, professional speakers and trainers, as well as small business entrepreneurs.
Libby’s seminars and webinars attract an international audience of participants, and her commitment to ethics coupled with her pragmatic engaging style lead to sold-out audiences and standing-room-only events. Her leadership retreats offer business leaders and consultants the opportunity to gain clarity, articulate their visions, and influence the success of their teams and organizations.
She has been quoted in the New York Times and is the author of several hundred nationally run professional articles. Her featured column, “The Culture Coach” (Retail Observer) has been a fantastic resource for business leaders for the past three years. She has also served as a featured guest blogger for HerCircleEzine.com and WomenGrowBusiness.com. Her book, The Influencing Option was an Amazon Best Seller and she has published two books of poetry, “Like This, Like That” and “Somehow”. She is writing a new book, the follow up to TIO, called The Poetry of Persuasion.
An inspiring speaker and presenter, Libby is sought-after by corporations and organizations for events, keynotes and leadership seminars, speaking along side speakers such as Suze Orman, Bodine Balasco, John Foppe, and Meghan McCain.
To learn more about Libby, visit her website!
BOB WEYANT (before 2006)
Bob Weyant (retired) was owner and principal of the management consulting firm of Bob Weyant & Associates from 1977-2006. Bob is the original developer of the skills still utilized today in our core Influencing Options® workshops. Bob’s background in counseling, experimental science, and education led to development of a rich business training series which was taught internationally throughout the 80s, 90s and continues today. In 2006, upon his retirement from the consulting field, Bob sold the copyrights to his Influencing Skills materials to Libby Wagner, one of his certified trainers, and he has continued to be a resource to Influencing Options® in an advisory capacity. He is the author of the book Confronting Without Guilt or Conflict and is enjoying his retirement with his wife, Carol.