Dr. Genie Z. Laborde, Ph. D., Internationally recognized seminar leader and author with 31 years experience in her field, is also the Founder of International Dialogue Education Associates, inc. Dr. Laborde designs her programs, produces her videos to complement the trainings, and certifies her trainers to conduct the programs. She and her trainers have taught over 50,000 students in 15 countries around the world. Her book, "Influencing with Integrity" has sold more than 151,000 copies in 6 languages. The skills in her seminars are collected from Gestalt psychology, Linguistics, Cybernetics, and new Right Brain insights. Her book of research, "Toot Your Own Horn", is a collection of 26 studies, indicating the effectiveness of these skills in the work-place. I.D.E.A.'s client list includes IBM, Chase Bank, Dow Jones, Sprint, Dell, HP, Intel, the United Nations, Stanford University, and 100 other major corporations and institutions.