Thomas EriksonBehavioral expert

Best-selling author


Courses and coaching

Internationally renowned expert on human behavior and author of Surrounded by Idiots

Thomas’ mission is to guide people to better self-awareness, and thereby better understanding of others. His Surrounded by Idiots is translated to over 50 languages, and his is an internationally sought after speaker and lecturer. Thomas latest addition to his behavioral quest is the Mentor Mysteries, a series of books where behavioral knowledge and fiction meets in a new genre called Smart Crime.

Smart Crime

Mentor Mysteries by Thomas Erikson

Get your own personalalized behaviour profile.

Take the 15-minute DISC assessment to better understand your personality type and behavioral style. The DISC assessment examines how an individual ranks in the four areas of behavior – Dominance, Influence, Stability and Compliance. Or, the four colours red, yellow, green and blue – if you prefer those.

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Buy a complete online training in efficient communication and general social skills.

The courses are all based on The book Surrounded by Idiots but contains much more material than a book possibly can cover.

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Try the free simplified DISC analysis that gives you a momentarily snapshot of your colors.

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”Want to improve your understanding of the people around you? The key is self-awareness. If you know yourself, you’ll come to understand why people act the way they do.”
Thomas Erikson

Thomas Erikson is a motivator, author and lecturer. His book Surrounded by Idiots is one of the world’s best-selling non-fiction books and has been translated into over 40 languages. Thomas has devoted over 20 years of his career to helping people communicate with each other, and along the way he´s developed practical and functional tools that facilitate both professional and private life.