Joe Hart

Joe Hart

President & Chief Executive Officer

Joe has a unique understanding and perspective on today’s workplace, leveraging Dale Carnegie’s primary research as well as connections with clients and executives. Joe explores how leaders can inspire trust, create an environment of psychological safety, drive employee engagement, and instill a culture of creativity and resilience toward change. Joe also hosts, “Take Command: A Dale Carnegie Leadership Podcast” which ranks globally in business/management.
In 2015, Joe Hart become the President and CEO of Dale Carnegie. Dale Carnegie is a global training and development company with operations in over 75 countries and a worldwide leader in professional development, performance improvement, leadership training and employee engagement. Participants can build skills through in-person, live online, and hybrid programs. 
As with millions of other people, the Dale Carnegie Course has had a profound and transformational impact on Joe's life. He is excited to serve as the leader of this tremendous organization, to work with a talented team, and to help individuals and businesses unlock their great potential to perform at their very best.
Since he stepped into his role as CEO, Joe has been awarded Transformative CEO Leadership Award in the category of People by The CEO Forum Group in 2019.
Joe began hosting Take Command: A Dale Carnegie Podcast in January 2020. It became a Top 50 Leadership Podcast in April 2021.
During the Covid-19 crisis, Joe stepped in, embraced digital transformation, and lead through change to transform Dale Carnegie's core business worldwide into a live online instructor-led training business. This included featuring a new enhanced learning platform, Dale Carnegie eVolve, in January 2021.


Keynote Topics

Articles, Webinars, and Press Coverage

Speaking Engagements and Video Tips

Lessons for Building Relationship in the Digital World- Keynote for the BNI Global Conference, Nov 2020

Developing Resilience - How to Thrive in the Face of Adversity, Wichita Chamber LevelUp, Dec 2020

"Office Hours" with David Meltzer, Mike Diamond and Joe Hart, CEO of Dale Carnegie, Aug 2020

Mind Your Business, Interview with Joe Hart, Jan 2020

Being Open to Change

Thoughts That Rock | Our Thoughts Make Us What We Are

  • Leadership Blind Spots, McKonly & Asbury event, April 2021
  • Leadership Strategies for Building a Positive Culture in the new Post-Covid/ Hybrid Workplace, Rochester Chamber of Commerce, April 2021
  • 4 Strategies HR Leaders Can Champion in 2021 to Drive Post-Pandemic Performance – summit, Feb 2021
  • Leadership Strategies for Building a Positive Workplace Culture – Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Dec 2020


 Take Command Leadership Podcast 

Take Command Leadership Podcast
Join Joe Hart and industry leaders as they seek to uncover what leadership means in today’s world. Listen to the conversations as they share real-life insights into leadership—which in turn can help spark the next level of your growth as a leader.
Past guests include CEOs, founders, HR & Diversity executives discussing topics around personal development, leadership in crisis, diversity and inclusion, change management and other workplace issues.

Take Command: A Dale Carnegie Podcast


Are you interested in having Joe speak at your next in-person or online event?

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Joe Hart on stage