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The Lavin Agency Speakers Bureau

A speakers bureau that represents the best original thinkers,
writers, and doers for speaking engagements.

Science / Psychology

Psychology

If you think the conscious and unconscious mind is well-mapped, then think again. Our psychology speakers explore the great mysteries of the human mind — our intelligence, our emotions, our personality and desires — and help us redefine how we think, feel, and know.

13 Psychology
Speakers

Angela Duckworth

Author of Grit, the #1 New York Times Bestseller | Pioneering Researcher on Grit, Perseverance, and the Science of Success

Grit, more than talent, IQ, looks, or wealth, is a powerful indicator of success.

Ethan Kross

Award-Winning Expert on Self-Leadership, Mental Health, and The Conscious Mind | Bestselling Author of Chatter | Faculty lead at the Eisenberg Family Depression Center

Leading others starts with leading yourself. You can turn your inner voice from your worst critic into your best coach.

Katy Milkman

Wharton Professor | Choiceology Podcast Host | Bestselling Author of How to Change | One of the Thinkers50

The world has changed overnight. Learn the science-based blueprint for how to change with it.

Danny Southwick

Grit expert | Former NFL player | MBA, and Psychology PhD

How do we motivate employees to achieve their goals? We replace talent with grit.

Tracy Dennis-Tiwary

Bestselling author of Future Tense | Clinical psychologist and researcher | Digital health technology entrepreneur

Anxiety may feel bad, but it’s actually good for us—and for our productivity, creativity, and wellbeing.

Tessa West

Author of Jerks at Work and Job Therapy | NYU Professor of Psychology

We all face uncomfortable situations at work. By learning how to navigate them, leaders can boost their teams' productivity, creativity, and innovation.

Kristin Neff

Author of Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself | Co-founder of the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

Self-compassion makes you strong.

Laura Huang

Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University | Faculty Director of Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative | Author of Edge

Are you looking for an edge to help you succeed? Guess what—you've already got one.

Laurence Steinberg

Leading Expert on Adolescence and the Parent-Child Relationship | Award-Winning Psychologist | Author of You and Your Adult Child

Being the parent of an adult child is more complicated than ever. But you can learn and adapt—and grow with your child.

Cassie Holmes

Expert in behavioral decision-making | Author of Happier Hour | UCLA professor

When we treat our time as a precious resource, we gain purpose, motivation, and happier lives.

Jer Clifton

Director of the Penn Primals Project | Senior Research Scientist at the Penn Positive Psychology Center

Your “primal world beliefs”—what kind of world you think you live in—can powerfully influence your wellbeing, your work, and much more. But you can choose what to believe.

Chia-Jung Tsay

Expert in the Psychology of Negotiations | Associate Professor, UCL School of Management | Associate Fellow at Oxford's Saïd Business School

Knowing the difference between what we say we value, and what we actually value, goes a long way.

Lauren Eskreis-Winkler

Assistant professor at the Kellogg School of Management | Speaker on Grit

Few of us are born with unwavering grittiness. Thankfully, grit can be built in anyone, at any time.