Susan Fowler

Susan Fowler​

Thought Leader & Expert on the Science of Motivation | Keynote Speaker | Author​

Susan Fowler implores leaders to stop trying to motivate people. In her bestselling book, she explains WHY MOTIVATING PEOPLE DOESN’T WORK… AND WHAT DOES: The New Science of Leading, Engaging, and Energizing,

Susan educates leaders on motivation best practices based on solid science communicated through compelling storytelling, case studies, and real-life examples. Through her writing, speaking, consulting, training, and coaching, Susan is dedicated to providing leaders around the globe with a cutting-edge framework, dynamic model, and pragmatic course of action to shape workplaces where people flourish while producing sustainable results.

Susan is the author of by-lined articles, peer-reviewed research, and six books, including Achieve Leadership Genius with Drea Zigarmi and Dick Lyles, the bestselling Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager with Ken Blanchard. She is a regular blogger for the Smartbrief on Leadership and LeaderChat. Tens of thousands of people worldwide have learned from her ideas through training programs such as the Blanchard’s Self Leadership and Optimal Motivation product lines. Susan is a professor in the Master of Science in Executive Leadership program for the University of San Diego and a rotating board member for Angel Faces, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping adolescent girls with severe burn and trauma injuries.

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