Tony Schwartz

Founder & CEO

Tony Schwartz is the founder and CEO of The Energy Project, a consulting firm that helps individuals and organizations more skillfully manage their energy so they can thrive in a world of relentlessly rising demand and complexity.

Tony began his career as a journalist and he has been a reporter for the New York Times, a writer for Newsweek, and a contributing writer to New York Magazine and Esquire.

At the Energy Project, Tony has coached many CEOs and senior leaders. He has also delivered keynotes and training to companies around the world, including Google, Unilever, Apple, PWC Facebook, Whole Foods, EY, Microsoft, Kaiser Permanente, Stanford Medical Center, the National Security Agency, and Save the Children. He has also written extensively about leadership, transformation and the modern workplace for The New York Times, the Washington Post, Forbes, and the Harvard Business Review.

Tony is the author of six books, including “The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy Not Time” which spent 28  weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List and “The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working,” also a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller.

Tony graduated with honors from the University of Michigan. He is married to Deborah Pines, a psychoanalyst, and they have two grown daughters and four grandchildren.



  • What Really Matters

    Searching for Wisdom in America
  • The Power of Full Engagement

    Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal
  • The Way We're Working Isn't Working

    The Four Forgotten Needs That Energize Great Performance
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Keynotes & Press


How Trump uses “confirmation bias.”

“Confirmation bias which runs across every ideology is the instinct to see new information as confirming what you already believe. He would be very familiar to the technique,” Tony Schwartz, co-author of Art of the Deal and CEO and founder of The Energy Project says referring to Donald Trump.

It shatters Trump to feel wrong

Tony Schwartz, co-author of The Art of the Deal, expresses his opinion as to why President Donald Trump hasn't apologized for White House aide's comment about Sen. John McCain (R-AZ).
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