Sally Hogshead

  • Chief Fascination Officer of Fascinate, Inc.
  • International Keynote Speaker
  • Author of the internationally-acclaimed book, FASCINATE: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation

Sally Hogshead is a Hall of Fame speaker, international author, and the world’s leading expert on fascination.

Her book, FASCINATE, was published around the globe, earning Sally a frequent spotlight in major media including Today Show and the New York Times. The press describes Sally as a “marketing icon” who has “changed the face of North American advertising.”

 

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HOW TO FASCINATE: From First Impressions to Lasting Value

We live in a distracted world. The average attention span is just 9 seconds. Yet if we only have 9 seconds to communicate value, how do we break through? To stop the distraction, and engage a listener, we must create moments of intense focus. Yet when we do break through-when we use our personality ...

We live in a distracted world. The average attention span is just 9 seconds. Yet if we only have 9 seconds to communicate value, how do we break through? To stop the distraction, and engage a listener, we must create moments of intense focus.

Yet when we do break through-when we use our personality advantages to connect and communicate-the results are extraordinary.

Sally Hogshead teaches audiences how to communicate and add value in the first 9 seconds. Participants learn how to fascinate, to become more memorable and valued.

When companies learn how to fascinate, their products become more desirable, their customers turn into advocates, and their best employees never want to leave.

Sally explores the science of personal branding, based her original research of 100,000 people. Audiences will learn how to:

» Identify their personality’s top advantage
» Make stronger first impressions
» More quickly earn respect and trust
» Increase value among co-workers

This is a powerful, funny, high-energy presentation, filled with interaction. Each participant discovers his own unique advantage to be heard and remembered.
 

CAPTIVATE YOUR CUSTOMER: How Fascinating Companies Win the Moment

When you fascinate your customers, they’re more likely to remember you, buy from you, and rave about you. Yet in today’s distracted and competitive environment, most messages are either forgotten or ignored. In a competitive market, the most fascinating option always wins. How will your ...

When you fascinate your customers, they’re more likely to remember you, buy from you, and rave about you. Yet in today’s distracted and competitive environment, most messages are either forgotten or ignored.

In a competitive market, the most fascinating option always wins. How will your participants compete, and win?

Sally’s research uncovers new trends in how the brain establishes patterns of loyalty and respect. For example, she discovered that by applying certain hardwired triggers, a fascinating brand can charge up to four times more than its competitors.

Taking audiences on a high-velocity journey through neurology, economic, and pop culture, Sally handpicks case studies and shares custom audience analysis. Participants will be buzzing long after the keynote ends, inspired by new ideas to transform their business.

 

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“The greatest value you can add is to become more of yourself.” ~ Sally Hogshead

Drawing upon her branding principles, Sally created a method to identify how each person is able to captivate their listeners. The Fascination Advantage®, is the first communication assessment that measures how others perceive you.

After researching over one million people, her algorithm can pinpoint your most valuable differentiating traits. Unlike Myers-Briggs or StrengthsFinder, this test doesn’t measure how you see the world – but how the world sees you.

The science of fascination is based on Sally’s decade of research with dozens of Fortune 500 teams, hundreds of small businesses, and over a thousand C-level executives.

In her early career in advertising, Sally quickly skyrocketed to the top, becoming the most awarded advertising copywriter in the U.S. by age 24. Her campaigns for brands such as MINI Cooper, Nike, Godiva and Coca-Cola have fascinated millions of consumers. At the age of 27, she opened her first ad agency and her work still hangs in the Smithsonian Museum of American History. She frequently appears in national media, including on NBC’s TODAY and the New York Times. Named as the No.1 Brand Guru in the World, her practical marketing system now lives inside organizations such as IBM, Twitter, and the YMCA, as well as thousands of small businesses.

Her most recent book, FASCINATE: How to Make Your Brand Impossible to Resist was a New York Times bestseller. Her previous book, HOW THE WORLD SEES YOU, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. Sally writes a weekly column on issues around personal and corporate branding for Inc.com.

Sally is one of only 172 members of the Speaker Hall of Fame®, the industry’s highest award for professional excellence.