Guest Profile

Libby Wagner

Libby Wagner, poet, author and speaker, is one of the only former poetry professors warmly invited into the boardroom. Libby is a trusted advisor for presidents, CEOs and executive directors, and her work has shaped the cultures of numerous Fortune 500 clients, including The Boeing Company, Nike, Philips, ST Microelectronics, Diageo and Costco. An award-winning faculty member, Libby holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Poetry and is a graduate of the prestigious Million Dollar Consulting Collegea perfect symbiosis for the poet pragmatist. She has been quoted in the New York Times and The Harvard Business Review and authored several hundred nationally run professional articles. Her monthly featured column, The Culture Coach is a fantastic resource for thousands of business owners in the retail industry. She has also served as a featured guest blogger for numerous online publications, including,, She is the author of the Amazon best seller, The Influencing Option: The Art of Building a Profit Culture in Business, poetry collections Like This, Like That, and Somehow, and forthcoming new non-fiction, The Poetry of Persuasion.

Using her unique approach, programs and seminars, Libby empowers those with whom she works to clearly articulate what they want, why they want it, and how to ask for it, creating the poetic difference. Driven to help individuals and organizations move to their creative edge, Libby helps others not only to find their voices, but also to stand solidly and confidently in them to create the work and lives they love. Working with Libby includes diving into the extraordinary: she has the uncanny ability to help you select exactly the language you need to communicate in ways youve never done before.