Keynote Speaker Robert Jolles

Robert Jolles

Sales and Persuasion Expert, Best-Selling Author

  • Speaker's U.S. Fee Range
    $10,001 - $20,000 i
  • Languages Spoken
  • Travels From
    Washington DC, Maryland, USA

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Robert Jolles’ Key Accomplishments Include . . . 
A sought-after speaker and best-selling author, Robert Jolles teaches, entertains and inspires audiences worldwide. Rob draws on more than thirty years of experience to teach people how to change minds.

Rob not only successfully sold for both New York Life and  Xerox Corporation, he managed their training as well. He was also instrumental in creating, delivering and managing Xerox’s highly touted customer sales training program.

Why Robert Jolles

  • “Sell, Persuade, & Influence… Ethically Learn how to apply selling tactics to any job or situation. My latest book, (soon to be my fourth bestseller,) How to Change Minds teaches the art of influence without manipulation.”
  • “Hitting on all Cylinders I am entertaining, motivational, inspiration, but most importantly, I am process driven. Close to 30 years in front of audiences has taught me if you do not provide repeatable, predictable processes that are measurable, you are failing the client.”
  • “Lesson that Last I not only provide real-world processes, I provide documentation beyond just slides, and Implementation Guides that show management how to continue what I have begun. These guides have Mental Agility® exercises that allow attendees to practice what they have learned, and management guides to teach managers how to support the process.”

His programs on influence and persuasion are in global demand, reaching organizations in North America, Europe, Africa, and the Far East. And in showing clients not just “how to” but also “why to,” he stirs individuals and companies to create real, lasting change.

Robert Jolles’s best-selling books, including How to Change Minds. Influence without Manipulation, Customer Centered Selling and How to Run Seminars & Workshops, have been translated into more than a dozen languages.

Today, Rob’s keynotes and workshops attract many diverse audiences, from Global 100 companies to growing entrepreneurial enterprises, from parents to professional negotiators.

More About Speaker, Robert Jolles . . .
A student of creating repeatable, predictable processes, from keynote, to workshop, Robert’s audiences don’t just laugh – they learn

Rob Jolles lives in Great Falls, Virginia.

Testimonials 8

  • “Far too often in the world of sales, consultants have all the right words but the wrong delivery. Rob uniquely turns that around to focus on the natural connection of a building a relationship of trust based on not just the words; but the tune. Starting with, trusting in yourself!”

    Mike Wells

    Group Vice President, Toyota Motor North America

  • “I have seen many professionals speak on the topic of selling skills. Many are an entertaining way to spend an afternoon, but Rob Jolles never fails to make you better. You will see results!”

    Ron Pratt

    Head of North American Field Sales, Janus Henderson Investors

  • “If you’re looking for a proven Customer Centered sales process, instructionally sound content and someone who will keep you on the edge of your seat, Rob is your man!”

    Mike Wells

    Group Vice President – Operations, Commercial Finance and International & General Manager , Toyota Financial Services

  • “Rob Jolles is excitement personified. He charged down the aisle of the conference, mike in hand and presentation underway, and succeeded in lifting the event to an extreme energy high. He can think on his feet, involves the audience in his presentation, and is one of those speakers you can listen to all day because of the consistently interesting things he has to say. They are rare. A total professional.”

    Jim Cory

    Editor, Replacement Contractor

  • “Rob can engage an audience with a powerful speaking style but it is his ability to roll up his sleeves and teach the specific, tactic by tactic, where the real value is.  He is first and foremost a world-class sales trainer that can just so happen to deliver a powerful platform presentation.”

    Frank Muller

    President, Hines Real Estate Investments, Inc.

  • How do we discern whether we are unwittingly manipulating someone when our intention is simply to influence? Enter Rob Jolles. A sought-after speaker with a background in sales and training, Rob is an expert not only in the art of influence, but also in human nature.

    Ken Blanchard

    Author of The One Minute Managers and Trust Works

  • The wisest and most ethical sales trainers share a common goal with psychotherapists – to facilitate their clients change in ways that will help them achieve the success they seek. Rob Jolles’ approach will help to show you how!

    Cliff Ayers, Ph.D,

    Clinical Psychologist

  • Influence and Persuasion are topics everyone needs to understand. Rob’s insights on the subject are fascinating and presented in a powerful and entertaining way.

    Dr. Eli Jones

    Dean, Marketing Professor, Sam M. Walton Endowed Chair in Leadership at the University of Arkansas

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