Tony Schwartz is President and CEO of The Energy Project,
a company that helps individuals and organizations fuel
energy, engagement, focus and productivity by harnessing
the science of high performance.
Tony’s most recent book, Be Excellent At Anything: The Four Keys to Transforming
the Way We Work and Live, was published in May 2010 and became an immediate
New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. His previous book, The Power of
Full Engagement: Managing Energy Not Time, co- authored with Jim Loehr, spent
four months on the New York Times bestseller list and has been translated into 28
Tony is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and is one of
HBR.org’s most popular bloggers. His most recent HBR article, The Paradox of
Productivity: How Sony Pictures Gets More Out of Employees By Demanding Less,
was published in May, 2010. He also writes for numerous other publications,
including the New York Times.
Tony began his career as a journalist. He has been a reporter for the New York Times,
an editor at Newsweek, a staff writer at New York and Esquire, and a columnist
for Fast Company. He also co-authored the #1 worldwide bestseller The Art of the
Deal with Donald Trump, and wrote What Really Matters: Searching for Wisdom in
Tony has delivered keynotes to audiences around the world and has worked with
leaders at dozens of organizations including Apple, Ford, Google, Goldman Sachs,
Intel, Ernst & Young, Kraft, Wells Fargo and Oracle, as well as the Los Angeles
Police Department, the Cleveland Clinic and the National Security Agency.