Insights Into Influence

The Strategies, Tactics, and Secrets of World-Class Leaders and Social Scientists


What You'll Learn


Insights into Influence features conversations with twenty leading experts and practitioners. Here are just a few of the hundreds of insights contained in these pages:

  • How Wharton psychologist Adam Grant introduces new ideas for maximum resonance
  • How behavioral economist Dan Ariely structures systems of influence
  • How relationship expert Helen Fisher leverages brain science to communicate more effectively
  • How The Black List CEO Franklin Leonard conveys authenticity


Sheryl Sandberg
"Why and how you use your influence helps determine your impact on the world. With the help of leaders across many fields, Noah Zandan unpacks influence -- what it looks like, how to use it responsibly, and how to help others recognize and develop their own power."
Sheryl Sandberg

COO of Facebook and founder of Lean In

Adam Grant
"I’ve learned a lot from Noah Zandan about influence in the past, and this book has continued the learning process. Get ready to gain new insights on persuasion from the thoughtful questions he asks and the excellent interviews he curates."
Adam Grant

New York Times bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKE
Host of the chart-topping TED podcast WorkLife

Davis Masten
"Noah Zandan is one of the world leaders in the art and science of influence. Reading Insights into Influence, I was able to access Noah interviewing 20 of today’s top thinkers in how to move people. These conversations led me to a myriad of fresh insights and practical steps for me to take my game to the next level. I strongly recommend this book for anyone who wants to be authentically themselves and increase their influence."
Davis Masten

Stanford Media X,
Co-Chair, Presidents Circle at National Academy of Sciences

Richard Foster
"Insights into Influence is a great read, capturing life lessons, no matter your field. While it can be read quickly, it merits careful reading and re-reading. The stories capture “a ha!” moments that are crystal clear in their conceptualization, argument, reasoning and potential for impact. Don't miss a page."
Richard Foster, PhD

Director Emeritus at McKinsey,
Co-Chair, President's Circle at National Academy of Science,
Lecturer at Yale,
Recognized by Forbes as "Wizard of Innovation"


An Incredible Anthology

Insights into Influence is a groundbreaking anthology of thought leadership and science-backed insights from data and behavior experts, neuroscientists, and influential leaders about building and honing professional influence. Every conversation in this book offers research- and experienced-based theories and actionable advice on what moves audiences and what makes leaders influential.

Within its pages you'll find the best insights the brightest minds have to offer, delivering the best anecdotes that we’ve encountered in years of hands-on fieldwork, paired with proven, practical frameworks that you can get started with right now.

Meet the Contributors

Adam Grant

Psychologist, author, & professor of organizational psychology at the Wharton School

Influence Is an Outcome, Not a Goal

Franklin Leonard

Founder & CEO of the Black List

Intellect, Integrity, Inquiry

Dr. Carmen Simon

Cognitive neuroscientist, author, & founder of Memzy

First, Be Memorable

Matt Pohlson

Cofounder & CEO of Omaze

The Value You Bring

Julia Minson

Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Openness Is the Key to Influence

Will Hurd

US Representative for Texas & former CIA officer

Do the Right Thing

Derek Kilmer

US Representative for Washington State

The Art of Collaboration & Flexibility

Michael D. Armstrong

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Television Licensing & Operations, at Paramount Pictures

Show up with Trust & Kindness

Dianna Kokoszka

Former CEO & President of KW MAPS Coaching & Training for Keller Williams Realty International

To Be Influential, Be Intentional

Vince Kadlubek

Cofounder & CEO of Meow Wolf,

Connecting Thought, Humanity, & Voice

Dr. Heather Berlin

Cognitive neuroscientist, Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, & a Visiting Scholar at the New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

Influence & the Unconscious

Moran Cerf

Professor of neuroscience & business at the Kellogg School of Management, Alfred P. Sloan Professor at the American Film Institute

The Architecture of Influence

Dan Ariely

James B. Duke Professor of Psychology & Behavioral Economics at Duke University

Less Friction, More Motivation

Dan Bartlett

EVP of corporate affairs at Walmart

Influential Listening

Dr. Ethan Burris

Professor of Management & the Chevron Centennial Fellow at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin

Activating Employee Voice

Dodee Crockett

Financial advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Money & Influence

Brett Hurt & Patrick McGarry

CEO & Cofounder of (Brett) / Head of Strategic Partnerships at (Patrick)

Democratizing Data

Vanessa Bohns

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Cornell University

You Are Already Influential

Gil Eyal

CEO & Founder of HYPR

Insights from the Influencer Marketplace

Helen Fisher

Biological anthropologist, author, & cofounder of NeuroColor

Brains, Biology, & Behavior

Noah Zandan

CEO & Cofounder of Quantified Communications

The Science of Influence

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Insights From Groundbreaking Individuals Including

  • Adam Grant
  • Franklin Leonard
  • Dr. Carmen Simon
  • Matt Pohlson
  • Julia Minson
  • Will Hurd
  • Derek Kilmer
  • Michael D. Armstrong
  • Dianna Kokoszka
  • Vince Kadlubek
  • Dr. Heather Berlin
  • Moran Cerf
  • Dan Ariely
  • Dan Bartlett
  • Dr. Ethan Burris
  • Dodee Crockett
  • Brett Hurt
  • Patrick McGarry
  • Vanessa Bohns
  • Gil Eyal
  • Helen Fisher
  • Noah Zandan

Book Specifications

  • 20 Experts Sharing Countless Insights
  • 190 Pages, 8x8 Format
  • Perfect Bound Soft Cover
  • Durable 120# Cover Stock
  • Premium 80# Uncoated Paper Interior

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Book begins shipping June 1, 2020. Now accepting pre-orders!

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About The Author

Noah Zandan

Noah Zandan is the CEO and cofounder of Quantified Communications, the leading firm in applying innovative analytics, technology, and AI to help people measure and strengthen their impact and influence. He is recognized as one of the most innovative domain experts in behavioral analytics and people science.

Noah has been featured on the TED main stage, SXSW, and NPR, and his work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Harvard Business Review, The Economist, and more. He lectures at Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management on the intersection between leadership communication, behavioral science, and AI. He has an Economics degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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