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David Maxfield


Books David Maxfield Has WrittenDavid Maxfield is coauthor of four New York Times bestsellers: Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, Influencer, and Change Anything.

An expert in topics ranging from influence and leadership to organizational change and effectiveness, David has been cited in every major newspaper and has appeared on more than one hundred radio and television programs.

Dynamic Speaker

David speaks and consults regularly with leaders across the globe from East Asia to India to Europe. He has spoken at the HSM World Business Forum and to organizations including NASA, the U.S. Army, the American Bankers Association, and the American Society of Training and Development.

He has also addressed executive-level teams for clients including Baxter, Yale Medical School, IBM, Progressive Insurance, Sprint, Textron, McGraw-Hill, Allstate, Texas Instruments, and Genentech.

Business Results Expert

For the past thirty years, David has conducted social science research to help leaders and organizations achieve new levels of performance. Specifically, he has focused on human behavior—the underlying written and unwritten rules that shape what employees do every day.


Crucial Conversations

  • Crucial Conversations - Tools for Talking when Stakes are High
  • Silent Danger - The Five Crucial Conversations that Drive Workplace Safety
  • Financial Agility - The Four Crucial Conversations for Uncertain Economic Times
  • Silence Fails - The Five Crucial Conversations for Flawless Execution
  • Silence Kills - The Seven Crucial Conversations for Healthcare
  • Crucial Conversations for Conflict Resolution - Cost of Conflict: Why It's Killing Your Bottom Line


  • Crucial Accountability
  • Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior

Influence & Behavior Change

  • Influencer - The Power to Change Anything
  • 10X Your Influence - Create Sustainable Change
  • Change Anything - The New Science of Personal Success


Book David Maxfield Today!

David Maxfield's engaging and entertaining presentations will inspire and delight any audience – from seasoned executives to intact teams to entire organizations. No matter the setting of your event or your audience, booking David Maxfield is your guaranteed ticket for a successful event.

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