Chris Widener Bio

How would your business change and grow if you could have more trust, respect, admiration and loyalty from your employees and clients? These four elements are musts in growing businesses!

Chris Widener is a dynamic, energizing and entertaining speaker who teaches audiences worldwide the four benefits of character-based influence from his book, The Art of Influence.

Chris has been speaking since 1988 and has spoken all over the world and 46 of the 50 United States. Audiences as small as 100 and as large as 25,000 in places like Singapore, Spain, Australia, Germany, China, Russia, Egypt and more have found the keys to success with others through the Four Golden Rules of Influence found in Chris' book.

Chris is also the author of 20 other books. His books have been translated into 13 different languages. Chris was mentored by and personally worked with two of the legends of the success movement: The famed Zig Ziglar, who Chris had a television show with, and Jim Rohn, who Chris spent seven years working with and co-authored Jim's last book, the 12 Pillars.

Chris' world-class client list is a who's who of American business: Microsoft, General Electric, Cisco Systems, AT&T and the Harvard Business School to name just a few. Chris has been named one of Inc Magazine's top 100 Leadership Speakers and Forbes Magazine wrote an article about Professional Speaking, all about Chris' career.

If you want to make your next event the best event you've ever had, Chris is the speaker who delivers!