Kevin Hogan

International Motivational Speaker, Author, Coach

Kevin Hogan, Professional Speaker on Influence, Body Language, Communication, Relationships

Influence/Persuasion - Body Language Expert - Sales/Marketing - Effective Communication


Kevin Hogan, Author of The Science of Influence

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“Want to influence others? Want to persuade others? Want to sell others? Then this book is not just an option – it’s a landmark breakthrough of information you can use the minute you read it.”
--Jeffrey Gitomer, author of The Little Red Book of Selling


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Kevin's books around the globe:

Secret Language of Business

Secret Language of Business:  China

Covert Persuasion

Covert Persuasion:  China

Kevin Hogan, The Science of Influence

Science of Influence: Indonesia

Secret Language of Business - Body Language with Kevin Hogan

Secret Language of Business: Turkey

Covert Persuasion by Kevin Hogan now published in Korea

Covert Persuasion:  Korea

Covert Persuasion:  Indonesia

Science of Influence

Science of Influence:  Turkey

Covert Persuasion

Covert Persuasion:  Turkey

"I just bought your book, Covert Persuasion, and having read it, have found it fascinating and couldn't put it down. I have already used some of the techniques with total success and would be interested in any other books you've written! Many thanks for an excellent book I would recommend to anyone!"
William Goldsworthy Oxford, England

psychology of persuasion

The Psychology of Persuasion is now available in this mook version in Japan!
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The 168 Hour Week, Kevin Hogan

"Dear Kevin, Have you been following me? I just finished Chapter 8 of your new book, The 168 Hour Week, and I'm starting to look for surveillance cameras! My goodness, this book is me to a T (yes, a capital T!) Good thing I'm working on your Lifestorms program. With that work and this new book, I'm gaining confidence I WILL be able to live my way! Thanks!"
Peggy Larson
Coon Rapids, MN


Kevin Hogan's Science of Influence now available in French

Science of Influence: France



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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 Poland.

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 achieve excellence.

To make Kevin Hogan the dynamic speaker (read that as very dynamic, funny, informative and knock 'em dead!) for your next event, contact us with your event details and get a personal response.

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 Publishing 2007)
  • 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 Publishing)
  • Irresistible Attraction: Secrets of Personal Magnetism (Network 3000 Publishing)
  • 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 3000 Publishing)


Citations in the Media


Some of the media that have interviewed Kevin Hogan for expertise on body language, influence, sexuality, relationships, and success. Media citations for Kevin's work.

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". Financial Post Tom Lorenzo. "Sixth Sense: Predicting LeBron's Move" What team will LeBron James play on next season? A Guide to Reading Flirting Body Language for Guys. May 27th 2010 By Wendy Rose Gould.
Flirting Body Language "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' public apology. Tiger Woods' Public Apology on Popeater

State of the Union Address 2010. Body Language Breakdown. Obama, Biden, Pelosi, more.

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. About the Book

Kevin Hogan is part of Jay Abraham and Rich Schefren's League of Extraordinary Minds. League of Extraordinary Minds.

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 site. 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. Read Article

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. 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 The Body Language Trick That Can Get You Promoted. Ann Kelly. 6/05/2009. 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. Harvey Meyer. 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! 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 MediaKevin Hogan analyzes body language of candidates

Consulting Pulse, November 2008, Kevin Hogan on Influencing Skills for Consultants Consulting Pulse

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 26, 2004 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 (Investors Business Daily), June 6, 2008, Follow the People Signs, Sonja Carberry., 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 Style, 1-8

wProst, 29 Pazdziernika, 2000, p 84-85 Kreacja Sukcesu (Success, Influence and Poland interview)

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 Tinnitus?

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 strategies!)

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"

Psychologie Netherlands 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" " 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 negative feelings.

Master Salesmanship, April 17, 2006 Front Cover "Turn Persuasion Strategies into Selling Skills"

Video 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....)


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 "I got more out of Kevin Hogan's intense delivery of real world marketing and psychological influence research than any book, program or course that I've taken so far." David Perdew,

"You recently spoke at the Quantum Club event in Chicago - I was in the 2nd row - pretty much hanging on every word. I think you have been one of the most influential speakers I've ever met. You brought real world useful advice that I immediately 'glombed' onto! Now I'm a raving fan!" Geri Custer, Fountain Hills, AZ

"...the next Tony Robbins?" Andrzej Batko, Poland's leading Self-Development Coordinator 

"Wow! Kevin is Fantastic!" Dan Yaman, President, Eventthink, Minneapolis

Kevin Hogan Inspirational Speaker"Thank you for your excellent speech. I have learned some tips on understanding my prospects better, which certainly will help me increase my business revenue." Andy Lau, Vancouver, BC

"Thank you for an outstanding session. Please accept my apologies for not congratulating in person, but you must have had a hundred people waiting to talk to you!" Michael Weintraub, Walnut Creek CA

"Thank you very much for your presentation to Million Dollar Round Table members...valuable stuff! Thank you so much! You are a star!"Jim McCarty, Daytona Beach Shores, FL

"What is your website store? I liked your stuff, and want to buy more!" Kirk Baker, Phoenix, AZ

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He got ALL the bankers to crack when he started talking to the person in the chair. (Don't worry, we don't see the person either...)

"Fantastic presentation! I truly enjoyed your presentation in Anaheim. I could have picked your brains for hours, but I had to let everyone else get a question in. You truly have a grasp of the human psyche and how it relates to the selling process. Thank you." Alberto J. Herran, Orlando, FL

"Thank you for the session at Million Dollar Round Table. I enjoyed it very much." Ranjit Bahadur, Hinsdale, IL

"Thanks for the great seminar at Million Dollar Round Table." John Volna, Sewickley, PA

Kevin Hogan Speaker in Poland

"Thanks for the presentation! Superb!!" Ronald Enger, Appleton, WI

"Very much enjoyed your presentation and am particularly thankful for your willingness to stay late and speak to the small group for an additional 45 minutes!"Jeff Dorward, Milwaukee, WI

"You had one of the most interesting speeches in the Million Dollar Round Table. Thanks very much." Wilson Lee Flores Manila, The Phillippines

"I really enjoyed your presentation at the MDRT. Thank you for offering your materials to those who attended. We look forward to reading your ideas and putting them into practice."Devery "Rusty" Cagle, Greenville, SC

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"On behalf of the 3M Work/Family Program, we would like to thank you for presenting the entertaining and information-packed seminar 'Can You Hear Your Body Talking'. The evaluations have been pouring in from your presentation and the feedback has been nothing short of wonderful! As people were leaving your seminar that day, many stopped me to say they thought it was the best one we've ever had! That says alot considering we do just over 90 programs each year! Just to whet your appetite, I have included several examples of the great comments we received:

  • "He got his point across with humor and made you want to see and hear what he would illustrate, through his humor."
  • "Excellent examples and stories to validate philosophies."
  • "Energetic and entertaining speaker!"
  • "Excellent! I'd love to listen to him more!"
"The information you provided was invaluable! Thank you for sharing with us your wonderful stories and great insights! Your enthusiasm and passion for what you do is very evident in your presentations. Thank you for energizing all of us." Jamie Langlois, Work/Family Coordinator 3M

"I am taking this opportunity to write and tell you how much I appreciated you talk at Mark Joyner's Double Party. I hated being the one to move you off stage as I wasn't ready. I wanted more. You are an inspiration. I will start reading your books this weekend. Then I will be moving on to your different CD sets. It was a real pleasure to meet you in person." Marilyn Niebel, Free Agent Path, Tucson, AZ

"I just watched your video How to Build Your Business on a Shoestring. I just wanted to let you know that I think you are an absolutely amazing speaker. I can't imagine what my impression would be being in your audience for a live class/presentation." Tonya Reiman, New York

Joe "Mr. Fire" Vitale (author of The Seven Lost Secrets of Success) says, "Kevin Hogan is a genius! Perfect convention or business speaker. He understands how people think and why they do what they do, better than anyone on the planet."


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Kevin Hogan with Heidi Klum

Kevin with Heidi Klum in
New York at live taping of
Project Runway 6


Maria Andros, Kevin Hogan, Mary Ellen Tribby

Maria Andros (Special Guest Presenter at Inner Circle September 2010 in Las Vegas) and Mary Ellen Tribby (Keynote Speaker for Influence Boot Camp 2011 in Las Vegas) with Kevin Hogan at David Copperfield, MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas

Copywriter Million Dollar Mike Morgan and Kevin Hogan - Copywriting Techniques

Hottest Copywriter on the Internet, "Million Dollar" Mike Morgan and Kevin Hogan talk specifics at Influence: Boot Camp in Las Vegas


Kevin Hogan with Wayne Brady

Kevin Hogan with Emmy Nominee Wayne Brady in
Las Vegas




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