Kevin Hogan, Psy.D.
A Brief Biography
Kevin Hogan is the author of nineteen books (and counting). He is best
known for his international best selling book, The Psychology of Persuasion:
How to Persuade Others to Your Way of Thinking.
In the past decade he has
become the Body Language Expert and Unconscious Influence Expert to ABC, Fox,
The BBC, The New York Times, The New York Post and dozens of
popular magazines like Forbes,Investors Business Daily,InTouch,
First for Women, Success!, and Cosmopolitan.
He has become the go-to
resource for analyzing key White House figures.
Hogan has taught
Persuasion and Influence at the University of St. Thomas Management Center and
is a frequent media guest. Articles by and about him have appeared in
Success!, Redbook, Office Pro,, Selling Power,
Cosmopolitan, Maxim, Playboy and numerous other publications.
He was recently featured in a half dozen magazines (including wProst) in
Kevin is a dynamic,
well-known international public speaker, consultant and corporate trainer. He
has trained persuasion, sales and marketing skills to leaders in the government
of Poland, employees from Mutual of Omaha, Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks,
Cargill, Pillsbury, Carlson Companies, Fortis Insurance, Great Clips, the State
of Minnesota, 3M, The United States Postal Service and numerous other Fortune
500 companies. He recently spoke to The Inner Circle and at the Million Dollar
Roundtable (MDRT) convention in Las Vegas.
His keynotes, seminars
and workshops help companies sell, market and communicate more effectively. His
cutting edge research into the mind and keen understanding of consumer behavior
create a unique distillation of information never before released to the public.
Each customized program he leads is fit specifically to the needs of the group
or organization. Kevin will give your people new and easy to implement ideas to
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Books by Kevin Hogan:
- The 168 Hour Week: Living Life Your Way 24/7 (2010)
- 12 Factors of Business Success (Wiley 2008)
- The Secret Language of Business (Wiley 2008)
- Selling: Powerful New Strategies for Sales Success (Network 3000
- Covert Persuasion (Wiley)
- The Science of Influence (Wiley)
- The Psychology of Persuasion: How to Persuade Others to Your Way of
Thinking (Pelican Publishing)
- Talk Your Way to the Top: Communication Secrets that Will Change Your
Life (Pelican Publishing)
- Selling Yourself to Others (Pelican Publishing)
- Can't Get Through: 8 Barriers to Communication (Pelican Publishing)
- The Gift: A Discovery of Love Happiness and Fulfillment (Network 3000
- Irresistible Attraction: Secrets of Personal Magnetism (Network 3000
- Covert Hypnosis: An Operator's Manual (Network 3000 Publishing)
- Tinnitus: Turning the Volume Down (Network 3000 Publishing)
- Through The Open Door: Secrets of Self Hypnosis (Pelican Publishing)
- The New Hypnotherapy Handbook: Hypnosis and Mindbody Healing (Network
the media that have interviewed Kevin Hogan for expertise on body language,
influence, sexuality, relationships, and success. Media citations for Kevin's
Toronto Sun. "Politicians' public-friendly stunts. Does it impact their
governing?" By JOANNE RICHARD, Special to QMI Agency.
Politicians and Political Stunts
Also reported in the Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg Sun.
Financial Post. "Master
Influence and Persuasion".
Backporch.com. Tom Lorenzo. "Sixth Sense: Predicting LeBron's Move"
What team will LeBron James play on next season?
Asylum.com. A Guide to Reading Flirting Body Language for Guys. May 27th 2010 By
Wendy Rose Gould.
Flirting Body Language
Examiner.com. "Marital Problems Due to Poor Relationship Communication - Part
II" Julie James.
Social Engineering Podcast.
Subliminal Persuasion for Social Engineers
Chicago Parent. "Sending the Right Message is All About Body Language".
Sending the Right Message with Body Language
BlogTalkRadio. Michael Senoff interviews Kevin Hogan on Body Language.
Kevin Hogan on Body Language
Psychology of Persuasion mentioned in Wall Street Journal Article,
"Goldman Sachs's New Palace Creates Princes, Serfs"
Psychology of Persuasion in Wall Street Journal
Popeater asked for Body Language expert Kevin Hogan's opinion about Tiger Woods'
Tiger Woods' Public Apology on Popeater
State of the Union Address 2010. Body Language Breakdown. Obama, Biden, Pelosi,
Kevin's biography will appear in the book, "Mastering the World of Selling" by
David Riklan and Eric Taylor being published by Wiley & Sons in 2010.
Kevin Hogan is part of Jay Abraham and Rich Schefren's League of
The Daily Aztec. What body language says about intentions. Body positions easily
reveal more than sexual interest. By Mallory Sharp, Staff Writer. Monday,
December 7, 2009.
Kevin Hogan is part of the Consulting Masters Video Series.
Kevin Hogan Video
Secret Language of Business appears on Top 20 Business Books List.
David Letterman sex scandal - body language analysis for AOL's Popeater web
David Letterman's Body Language
20 Must-Read Sales Books. (Covert Persuasion)
Personal Excellence. August 2009. Personal Excellence: Whatever You Do, Do It
Well. Featured article by Kevin Hogan.
New York Daily News. July 30, 2009. Analysis of the evening meeting at The White
House between Obama, Henry Louis Gates and Sgt. Crowley.
Cosmopolitan. July 2009 issue - What He's Really Thinking.
Women's Health. July/August issue. Chemistry Lesson: Why are You Drawn to One
Guy and Repelled by Another?
First for Women. July 13 issue - The Secret Language of Mothers & Daughters
featuring Katie Holmes, Miley Cyrus.
Glamour.com Men's Body Language Decoded: What's He Really Telling You.
Men's Body Language
National Speakers Association. June 2009. Setting the Stage: How to Keep the
Audience Comfortably Focused on Your Presentation.
Setting the Stage, Kevin Hogan
lemondrop.com. The Body Language Trick That Can Get You Promoted. Ann Kelly.
ecademy.com May 2009. 4 Ways to Tell That a Girl's Into You. Nick Ingram.
4 Ways to
Tell That a Girl's Into You
Costco Connection May 2009. Body Talk. Actions Often Speak Louder Than Words.
Body Talk Article
Cosmopolitan. Little Moves that Reveal What's Bugging Him.
Cosmo: Little Moves That Reveal What's Bugging Him
VoiceAmerica, Total Career Success with Sheryl Dawson & Ken Dawson.
Kevin Hogan, Persuasion Consultant & Author How to Get Anyone to Say YES in 8
Minutes or Less!
lemondrop.com Online Body Language Feature 2/27/2009.
What Your Walk Says About You
SALES GURU magazine, October 2008, "Three Newly Discovered Influence
Factors That Matter".
SALES GURU magazine, November 2008, "Burnout: Escaping Living Hell"
Kevin Hogan analyzed the candidates for
Body Language & the Elections for Spanish Media
Consulting Pulse, November 2008, Kevin Hogan on Influencing Skills for
ABC News, Body Language a Sign of Truthfulness, Emily Friedman, August 28, 2008.
Body Language a Sign of Truthfulness
New York Times, Presidential Election, Kerry vs. Bush Body Language September
Kevin Hogan Analyzes Body Language of Presidential Election Candidates
SUCCESS magazine, October 2008, Secret Language: Decoding Nonverbal Clues
to Get the Edge. Page 15
Esquire magazine, November 2008
biz.yahoo.com/ibd (Investors Business Daily), June 6, 2008, Follow the People
Signs, Sonja Carberry.
Forbes.com, February 21, 2008, Body Talk, Lauren Streib,
The St. Petersburg Times, February 13, 2008, More Sports Section, Clemens' Body
May Betray His Words, Eduardo A. Encina,
OK Magazine, February 2008, Analysis of Photograph of Matthew Broderick and
Sarah Jessica Parker
New York Times, Sept 26, 2004 Sunday Styles Section, Kerry Vs. Bush, Showdown of
wProst, 29 Pazdziernika, 2000, p 84-85 Kreacja Sukcesu (Success, Influence and
Personal 16-31 Marca 2001, p. 12, Kevina Hogana reguly perswzji (Feature about
Kevin Hogan and Persuasion, Poland)
Hearing Health, Vol. 12, No. 2, March/April 1996, Hypnosis, Can it Really Stop
First for Women, October 21, 2002, p. 90, Get Your Way, Every Time
Star, September 9, 2003, Get Tempted Again!, What are the Couples of Temptation
Island Really Like? 44-45
Star, November 15, 2004, Ben and Jen's Movie Night (analyze body language of Ben
Affleck and Jennifer Garner) p.7-8
Men's Health Sept 2007, p. 88 "Woo her with words." (content: seduction
Cosmopolitan September 2007 p. 52 "Decoding the Man Hug" (men are hugging more,
why and what do these hugs mean)
First for Women May 2, 2005, "Double Your Wow Factor" (Being enthusiastic but
not over the top w/ body language.)
Cosmopolitan Nov. 2005, "Are You a Great Guy Reader," recognizing behavioral
patterns in men.
Redbook, October 2003, 160-172, "The Marriage Secrets Hidden in Your Photo's,
What Your special snapshots say about your bond." (=="Coolest article I ever
was interviewed for."===Kevin Hogan)
Selling Power, Nov/Dec 2005 p. 28, "Foreign Relations, How to Build Rapport with
a Prospect Whose Native Language Isn't English."
King, Sept. 2005, "Cater2Who" analyze body language of Beyonce, Michelle and
Kelly of Destiny's Child
Psychologies, UK March 2006, page 56-59 "The Art of Persuasion"
July/August 2007 Full Page, Page 86- Discussing the Problems of "The Secret"
Selling Power November/December 2003 , page 68-71 Brain Gain by Heather Baldwin
(Hogan deals with the emotional brain and the reticular formation in selling.)
Cosmopolitan page 270-273 "Little Moves that Reveal What's Bugging Him"
detecting emotional suppression and deception in men
Selling Power May 1996 ,
page 70, Psychology of Persuasion reviewed.
First for Women, 10/21/02 page 90/91 "Get your Way Every Time" "...men are
biologically programmed to compete, dominate and win in order to carry on the
species. ....Losing equals failure and we men can't stand either," KH goes on to
discuss how to get out of arguments with men.
In Touch August 25, 2003, page 71 Liz Hurley and boyfriend Arun Nayar, analysis
First for Women 12/27/04 page 118, discussing mind optimization, shifting out of
Master Salesmanship, April 17, 2006 Front Cover "Turn Persuasion Strategies into
Lewinsky/Clinton citation for details on what KH said about
Lewinsky/Clinton. Video tape showing Monica and Bill in a crowd. This was after
the New York Post article
BBC Interview Kevin Hogan
BBC interview with Kevin Hogan about debates between Bush and Gore
Kevin Hogan Predictions Bush Gore
October 13, 2000 BBC, Kevin Hogan predicted Bush would go ahead of Gore when no
one else did, because of body language
New York Post January 27, 1998 p. 4, "Bill Denies He Had Affair" Hogan, "He
looked sick. He was not trying to control his anger. He was trying to control
his fear." (Kevin Hogan was one of four experts that were the first to break the
story, that said, he did....)