Peter Bregman

Best-Selling Author & Leadership Coach

With his 30+ years of experience in the business world, Peter Bregman has the credentials to impress anyone. Peter has dedicated his life to the study of people and organizations and where those two converge.

Raised in New York, Peter earned his B.A. from Princeton University and his M.B.A from Columbia University. In the early years of his career, he worked in various consulting positions in the field of leadership, before starting Bregman Partners in 1998.

Peter’s reputation as a provocative thought leader precedes him. His contributions and commentary can be found in the Harvard Business Review, as well as BusinessWeek Psychology Today, Forbes, and PBS. With his company, Bregman Partners, he’s worked with some of the top brands on the planet, including Nike, Goldman Sachs, American Express, and GE Capital, among others. He is also a sought after public speaker in the realm of leadership development, organizational change, productivity and emotional courage.

As an author, he’s had success with multiple books, including his most recent – Leading with Emotional Courage: How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability, and Inspire Action on Your Most Important Work (July 2018). His book 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distractions, and Get the Right Things Done, was a Wall Street Journal Bestseller, and named best business book of the year by NPR.

He is also host of the podcast Bregman Leadership Podcast, which gives listeners insights into the different aspects of leadership through conversations with other leading thinkers and speakers in the field.

His groundbreaking concept of leading with emotion differentiates him from others in his field, and he continually seeks to integrate the very things that make us human into the business world.

Courses and Contributions


Effectiveness & Productivity

Peter Bergman will provide short and digestible insights to teach you how to identify what’s most important to accomplish, how to concentrate on that, and how to manage your life’s trajectory down to the very minute.

Leading with Emotional Courage

In this course, Peter Bregman takes us on a journey to our deepest emotional depths, revealing how to understand and use our feelings to inspire ourselves and those around us.