VitalSmarts Named a Top 20 Leadership Training Company and Takes Home Multiple LEAD Awards

Provo, Utah Feb. 18, 2016 – Two of the most prominent training and workforce development professional organizations in the world have recognized VitalSmarts for its contributions in the industry., named VitalSmarts, a TwentyEighty company, to the Top 20 Leadership Training Companies List for the second consecutive year. Selection to the annual list is based on the following:

  • Thought leadership and influence within the training industry
  • Industry recognition and innovation
  • Breadth of programs and range of audiences served
  • Delivery of methods
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach
  • Experience serving the market’s listing is part of its mission to continually monitor the marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies.

VitalSmarts also won multiple Leadership 500 Awards (LEAD Awards) for outstanding achievements in leadership development and programs. The LEAD Awards are given by

For more than 30 years, Leadership Excellence, now a part of, has identified and recognized the top 500 leadership organizations and their strategies and solutions in its yearly ranking.

VitalSmarts won awards in the following categories:

  • Best Train the Trainer program
  • Best Experienced/Senior Leader program
  • Top Leadership Partner

“What gets us excited about coming to work each day is knowing that what we do positively impacts the lives of millions of people around the world,” said Andy Shimberg, CEO of VitalSmarts. “To be honored as one of the best workforce training and leadership development companies reaffirms that we’re executing on our mission to help individuals and organizations become measurably more vital through sustainable behavior change.”

About VitalSmarts

Named one of the Top 20 Leadership Training Companies, VitalSmarts, a TwentyEighty, Inc. company, is home to the award-winning Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, Influencer, and Change Anything Training and New York Times bestselling books of the same titles. When used in combination, these courses enable organizations to achieve new levels of performance by changing employee behavior. VitalSmarts has consulted with more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and trained more than 1.5 million people worldwide.

About TwentyEighty, Inc.

TwentyEighty is one of the largest workforce development companies in the world and is powered by some of the premier brands in the industry, such as Miller Heiman, VitalSmarts, Forum, Strategy Execution and Omega Performance. Our solutions are designed to help companies improve business results through the areas of Leadership Performance, Sales Performance, Credit Performance and Strategic Execution.

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