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Speaking & Workshops

Sam Alibrando, Ph.D., is a respected speaker and trainer, with results-oriented workshops and talks available in a variety of formats and topics. Examples of some of Sam’s workshops can be viewed on his YouTube page by clicking here.  For prices and inquires please contact Dr. Alibrando at 626-234-8303 or

Hire, Inspire, & Retire: Getting the Best People in Your Organization

There are few things more important for your organization than finding, hiring and retaining the best people while weeding out those who are a drag on your company’s growth and development. This workshop gives practical guidelines on how to do this.

Manage Yourself First: The Secret to Managing Others

Ask any executive what are the biggest challenges that they face and s/he is likely to mention issues with “difficult” people. This workshop helps managers of people move from being reactive to being proactive and effective in their communication, especially with “difficult people.”

The Organizational Check-up

A team of organizational consultants from the varying disciplines (OD, finance, marketing, etc.) will assess your organization and, for a very reasonable fee, will report back your strengths, weaknesses, the opportunities available to you, and any issues or conditions that threaten your organizations well-being.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road (Keynote)

Dr. Alibrando will adapt the principles from his book, Follow the Yellow Brick Road, to any number of topics that are important to you, including (but not limited to): Organizational change in difficult times (after a tornado picks up your organization), 3-D leadership (Scarecrow, Tin Man & Lion), Face your Witches (or weaknesses) and they melt, and how and when to use the resources available to you as a leader (Munchkins, Good Witches, Toto—and yes—even Flying Monkeys).

Understanding & Developing the Emotionally Intelligent Leader: Finding your sweet-spot at the intersection of Power, Heart & Mindfulness. 

Dr. Alibrando takes principles form his award-winning book on emotional intelligence to help managers and executives identify both their relational strengths, over-done strengths (commonly known as weaknesses), and their stretch strengths (those strengths which, if practiced, would bring them to a new level of effectiveness).

Honoring Differences Team-Building Workshop: Using Personality Tests to Build Strong Internal Teams

Tailored to the particular needs of a company, Dr. Alibrando will put together a package of assessment tools and design a lively, engaging workshop that will raise awareness and build cohesive teams.

Executive Leadership Team or Partner Enhancement: A Workshop

There are few things more important to an organization, its culture, its direction and its success than a well-functioning Leadership Team. This workshop uses cutting-edge assessments to indicate the areas of strength and development in the ELT and then facilitates a process to improve the overall effectiveness of the team.

Dr. Sam Alibrando spoke to the Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) in Pasadena, California, to discuss practical ways of understanding and developing emotional intelligence in their workplaces. The PIHRA represents more than 4,000 members and is dedicated to enhancing human resources through networking, learning, and advocacy.

Sam Alibrando explains his idea of the Interpersonal Triangle.


Sam Alibrando Talks about difficult people and to manage yourself first.

Emotional Intelligence: Finding Your Sweet Spot with Dr. Sam Alibrando.


Using Dorothy's three companions to identify the three dimensions of interpersonal relations.

Sam Alibrando tells a story about his daughter sammy to show how to manage yourself first.

What difference would it make if your leaders were emotionally intelligent? Dr. Sam Alibrando explains.


Dr. Sam Alibrando explains Behavioral Imbalance.