Robert Kriegel Biography

One of the most in-demand business speakers, Dr. Robert Kriegel teaches bold, innovative, "out of the box" strategies for keeping ahead of the changes, challenges, and competition in today's dynamic marketplace.

Author of the national bestseller If It Ain't Broke... BREAK IT!, Dr. Kriegel has been called by US News & World Report one of this country's leading authorities in the field of change and human performance. He has also penned Sacred Cows Make the Best Burgers, a BusinessWeek Bestseller, How to Succeed in Business Without Working So Damn Hard, a book about innovation and “out of the box” thinking, and his latest, Performance Under Pressure: Being at your best when it counts!

Dr. Kriegel has been a commentator on NPR's "Marketplace" program, did two specials for PBS, and has appeared on Oprah and Donny Deutsch's The Big Idea.

An all-American athlete and pioneer in the field of sports psychology, Dr. Kriegel has coached both Olympic and pro athletes, and was a co-founder of one of the first institutes of sports psychology in the country. The New York Times said his work "spurred a revolution in performance practices." He is the co-author of the New York Times Bestseller Inner Skiing and has done color commentary for the US Professional Ski Tour on ESPN.

Dr. Kriegel has taught at Stanford University's Executive Management Program and is a former advertising executive for Young and Rubicam in New York, where he managed such major accounts as Proctor & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, and Travelers Insurance. He was also a member of the California Governor's Council on Health Wellness and Physical Fitness.

Dr. Kriegel's customized speeches and programs will entertain, inform, and inspire you. He will teach you how to develop and lead change-ready people and organizations. You will learn how to round up "sacred cows" that cost money and inhibit change and new opportunities. He also outlines strategies for gaining the competitive edge by not competing but changing the game, leading customers not following them, and rethinking rules, redefining roles, and reinventing the game.

Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Robert Kriegel and other top speakers and celebrities.

Robert Kriegel Videos

Dont satisfy the customer, suprise them
Dont satisfy the customer, suprise them
Passion: Fire and the Hose
Passion: Fire and the Hose
Keynote Speaker Robert Kriegel on Encouraging Creativity & Innovation
Keynote Speaker Robert Kriegel on Encouraging Creativity & Innovation

How to book Robert Kriegel?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Robert Kriegel for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Robert Kriegel, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Robert Kriegel or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Robert Kriegel?

Booking fees for Robert Kriegel, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Robert Kriegel, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Robert Kriegel?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Robert Kriegel for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Robert Kriegel for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Robert Kriegel or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Robert Kriegel or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Robert Kriegel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Business, Sales and Authors. The estimated speaking fee range to book Robert Kriegel for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Robert Kriegel generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Vince Poscente, Tim Sanders and JP Pawliw-Fry. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Robert Kriegel for an upcoming event.

Robert Kriegel Videos

Dont satisfy the customer, suprise them
Dont satisfy the customer, suprise them
Passion: Fire and the Hose
Passion: Fire and the Hose
Keynote Speaker Robert Kriegel on Encouraging Creativity & Innovation
Keynote Speaker Robert Kriegel on Encouraging Creativity & Innovation
Keynote Speaker Robert Kriegel on Innovation
Keynote Speaker Robert Kriegel on Innovation

Robert Kriegel Speaking Topics

  • Winning Under Pressure

  • Motivation & Recognition Events

    • Using success as a springboard to greater heights
    • Why some people keep winning and others don’t
    • The most overlooked strategy for keeping on top
    • How to conquer the sabotage thinking that traps winners
    • Why you should always mess with success

  • Leading Change-Ready People and Organizations

    • Three strategies for motivating people to change
    • Creating an environment where innovation flourishes
    • Steps for turning ideas into action
    • How to overcome ‘firehosing’ and resistance to change"

  • Sacred Cows Make the Best Burgers

    In this keynote speech, Krigel discusses eliminating outdated thinking and practices How to:

    • Round up Sacred Cows that cost money and prevent change and innovation
    • Have a Sacred Cow hunt
    • Streamline processes and operations
    • Control email epidemics, paper piles and meeting mania

  • Thriving in Times of Turbulence and Uncertainty

    Kriegel discusses how to develop and lead Change-Ready people and organizations that are proactive not reactive, leaders not followers, and out in front of the wave rather than struggling to keep up.

How to book Robert Kriegel?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Robert Kriegel for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Robert Kriegel, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Robert Kriegel or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Robert Kriegel?

Booking fees for Robert Kriegel, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Robert Kriegel, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Robert Kriegel?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Robert Kriegel for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Robert Kriegel for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Robert Kriegel or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Robert Kriegel or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Robert Kriegel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Business, Sales and Authors. The estimated speaking fee range to book Robert Kriegel for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Robert Kriegel generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Vince Poscente, Tim Sanders and JP Pawliw-Fry. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Robert Kriegel for an upcoming event.

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