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Abe Wagner and Associates, NLP Speaker

Convention Speaking

They'll laugh, They'll learn, and They'll love it!

Abe Wagner has over 35+ years of experience as a convention speaker, corporate trainer and author. He has worked with organizations around the world, ranging from start-ups and Fortune 500 companies to governments and non-profits. He is the author of Say It Straight or You'll Show It Crooked and The Transactional Manager.

Abe is a master at captivating audiences through his unique blend of warmth, wit and wisdom.  While the attendees at the convention are laughing and relaxed, they'll also be learning vital communication and management tools based on the common-sense psychologies of Transactional Analysis (TA) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).  Abe entertains while he  educates, giving participants clear, practical, and easy-to-understand tools for achieving healthy relationships in the workplace and at home.  They'll laugh, they'll learn, and they'll take home practical lessons for living a productive life.

You're in Good Company

  • American Bar Association

  • American International Group
     (AIG - Singapore)

  • Association of District Secretaries (England)

  • Ciba-Geigy Corporation

  • Coca-Cola Management Forum

  • Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company

  • International Transactional
    Analysis Association (Worldwide)

  • International Young Presidents' (YPO)
    Universities (Vienna - Sydney)

  • Universities Of Colorado, California,
    Purdue, Tel Aviv, and The Philippines

  • Vistage, The Executive Committee (TEC):
    over 200 programs for CEOs and key
    executives (Worldwide)



"Abe Wagner is a master communicator whose blend of conceptual insight and humor are making him a top name speaker."

- Bob Little
Management Skills & Development Magazine, (U.K.)


"Abe Wagner is possibly the best speaker I've ever heard."

- Mike McCurley
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers




Abe's Award Winning Programs


Say It Straight or You'll Show It Crooked

Straight talking leads to increased individual and organizational effectiveness but it isn't always easy to do.  Learn to be a straight shooter by making agreements that you intend to keep, treating yourself and others with dignity and respect, and speaking with the purpose of resolving issues rather than proving that you're right.  Learn all of the fourteen Say It Straight principles and learn to use them.

Reaching Rapid Rapport

 Making a connection with other people is the foundation of all effective communication.  While establishing rapport may seem mysterious, it is achievable through these practical, easy-to-apply techniques.  Learn about the power of positive strokes.  Discover the keys to motivation and to giving constructive feedback in a diplomatic manner.

Breaking The Communication Barrier

      TA + NLP = Synergism

Have you ever had the feeling you're just not getting through to someone?  Instead of being frustrated, learn the practical how-to's for understanding yourself and others, communicating with resistible people, becoming a better listener, and leading in a professional manner.  Don't hit the wall-talk your way through it!

Personal and Professional Partnerships

Designed to enhance personal and professional relationships, this presentation is perfect for you and your significant other who has come along to your event.  Develop healthy, rewarding relationships at work and at home by learning to be a partner and not a parent.  You'll learn to identify positive and negative states of mind, acquire skills for effective communication, and avoid harmful communication patterns. 

Happiness:  Its Easier Than You Think

Happiness the harder we chase it, the farther away it seems.  Learn to apply the three key principles for living a satisfying life both at work and at home.  Specific skills and practical suggestions form the cornerstone of this valuable program.

Abe would enjoy custom designing programs for your convention.

Abe Wagner & Associates, Inc