About David Grossman

David is both a teacher and student of effective leadership and communication. He is one of America’s foremost authorities on communication and leadership inside organizations, and a sought-after advisor to Fortune 500 leaders.

By acting as an advocate for employees and as a thoughtpartner™ to senior management, David helps organizations unleash the power of communication to engage employees and drive performance.

David is Founder and CEO of The Grossman Group, an award-winning Chicago-based communications consultancy focused on organizational consulting, strategic leadership development and internal communications. Clients include Abbott, Baxter, ConAgra Foods, CVS Health, Eastman Chemical, Heinz, Hill-Rom, Johnson & Johnson, Land O’Lakes, Inc., Lockheed Martin, McDonald’s, MedStar Health, Microsoft, Motel 6, Rockwell Automation and Tyco, among others.

David is often quoted in media, providing expert commentary and analysis on email in the workplace and employee and leadership issues. He’s been featured on “NBC Nightly News,” CBS MoneyWatch, in the Chicago Tribune and the LA Times.

Leaders, communication professionals, and educators applaud David’s first two books—“You Can’t NOT Communicate: Proven Communication Solutions That Power the Fortune 100,” and its follow up, “You Can’t NOT Communicate 2”—which continue to receive accolades and praise for reminding leaders—everywhere and at all levels—on the value of getting leadership and communication right.

Twice named PR Week’s “Boutique Agency of the Year” and The Holmes Report’s “Employee Communication Agency of the Year,” The Grossman Group’s work has won all the “Oscars” of communication. The Grossman Group is a certified diversity supplier.

Prior to founding The Grossman Group in 2000, David was director of communications for McDonald’s. Currently, he teaches the only graduate-level course on internal communications in the U.S. at Columbia University.

David Grossman’s Books

You Can’t Not Communicate 2

Everything you do communicates something, whether you intend to or not. The most effective leaders choose to make the most of their communications, and recognize that virtually all problems in business today lie in the absence of effective communication. These leadercommunicators – who are differentiating themselves and driving business success – know effective communication is… [Read More]

No Cape Needed

In No Cape Needed, Grossman shares years of insights as an executive coach and communications strategist to help all leaders see how communication is truly a superpower in today’s business and financial environment. Through this engaging book, you’ll find the simplest, smartest, fastest steps to improve how you communicate by leaps and bounds.

You Can’t NOT Communicate (Second Edition)

You Can’t NOT Communicate is now in its Second Edition – David Grossman is back with a new version of the book that started it all-the second edition of “You Can’t NOT Communicate: Proven Communication Solutions that Power the Fortune 100”. For corporate communicators and leaders across all industries who value communication as a key… [Read More]

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