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Keynote speaker and Illusion expert

Unmask Your Illusions.

Unlock your solutions

Effective problem solving starts with clear, objective, and unbiased thinking.

Illusion expert Steve Haffner gives your audience insight into the inner illusions that prevent them from finding
the best solutions to their biggest problems.

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You and every member of your organization are constantly being fooled by your own illusions. Why? Because the human mind is incredibly easy to deceive. And these deceptions are preventing you from performing at your best, achieving your goals, and living your values.

Like a con artist uses subterfuge, misdirection and lies to fool you, your own brain creates false perceptions and illusions that undermine your ability to be savvy, trustworthy, and a great decision maker.

Steve Haffner understands deception because he made a living at it. As a former professional magician, he can help you unmask your mental distortions, shortcuts and biases that interfere with your performance and your organization’s success. You will unmask and debunk your own illusions.


I was impressed how you built from one model to the next and related it to real world decisions and evaluations. It was excellent!”

                  - Roger Buskill,  Association for Talent Development

With Steve's programs on trust, peak performance, and thriving through disruptions, audiences have a blast learning the hidden illusions of the subconscious mind and how to overcome them to perform at their best.

Steve encourages values-based decision making. Check out his Values Statement.

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