Resource People

We greatly appreciate our many colleagues and mentors whose input has helped sharpen our thinking about the moral dimensions of leadership. They include:

Rick Aberman, Ph.D., psychologist, emotional intelligence expert and coauthor of Why Good Coaches Quit - And How You Can Stay in the Game

Jeffrey M. Baill, Attorney at Law, Yost and Baill LLP

Reuven Bar-On, Ph.D. , University of Texas Medical Branch, in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, where he directs research in emotional and social intelligence.

Richard Boyatzis, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, and coauthor of Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence

Robert Caplan, Ph. D. Director, Beach Cities Health District, an organzation charged with promoting mental and physical wellness in three adjacent communities in Southern California.

Cary Cherniss, Ph.D., Director of the Rutgers University Organziational Psychology Program, professor of Applied Psychology and coauthor of The Emotionally Intelligent Workplace

Stephen Covey, Ph.D., author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People whose conversations with Doug in the early 1990's reinforced early versions of our alignment model

Robert Emmerling, PsyD, consultant and researcher specializing in the application of emotional intelligence concepts in the workplace.

Jim Garrison, president and cofounder (with Mikail Gorbalhev) of the State of the World Forum and author of America as Empire

Roy Geer, Ph.D., psychologist, consultant, and co-author (with Doug) of "How to Get What You Want and Remain True to Yourself"

Daniel Goleman, Ph.D. Codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University, author of Emotional Intelligence, Working with Emotional Intelligence, and coauthor of Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence

Marilyn Gowing, Ph.D. Vice President for Public Sector Consulting and Services with the Washington office of AON Consulting.

Jennifer Hugstad-Vaa , Ph.D., professor, St. Mary's University Minnesota

Stuart Kantor, Ph.D. , co-founder and principal of Red Oak Consulting, an executive development firm..

Kathy Kram, Ph.D., professor of Organizational Behavior at the Boston University School of Management.

Richard Leider, founding partner of The Inventure Group and author of Repacking Your Bags, the Power of Purpose, and Life Skills

Jim Loehr, Ph.D., performance psychologist and coauthor of The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal and author of Stress for Success

Fred Luskin, Senior Fellow at the Stanford Center on Conflict and Negotiation cofounder of the  Stanford University Forgiveness Project and author of Forgive for Good

Rowland Moriarty, Ph.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cubex Corporation and former professor, Harvard Business School.

John Nicolay MBA, MBA instructor University of Minnesota

Richard Price, Ph.D. professor of Psychology and Business Administration at the University of Michigan and Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Social Research

Tony Schwartz, coauthor of The Art of the Deal and The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal and

author of What Really Matters: Searching for Wisdom in America

Hersh Shefrin, Ph.D., professor of Finance at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University and author of Beyond Greed and Fear

Lyle Spencer, Ph. D. President, Spencer Research and Technology, co-founder of Competency International, Cybertroncis Research Fellows, Director, Human Resource Technologies, author and independent

Jeff Stiefler, CEO Digital Insights

Kathryn Williams, Ph.D., co-founder and principal, KRW International

Redford Williams, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Behavioral Medicine Research Center at Duke University Medical Center.

Larry Wilson, founder of Wilson Learning and Pecos River Learning Center , author of The One Minute Sales Person, and Changing the Game: The New Way to Sell, and coauthor of Stop Selling, Start Partnering

1 These skills were highlighted in Goleman, D. (1998). Working with emotional intelligence. New York: Bantam Books.
2 List of those we interviewed and with whom we discussed book concepts appears at the end of the Introduction

About the Authors

Douglas Lennick led 14,000 professionals and support teams at American Express Financial Advisors to unparalleled success. Today, in addition to his work as a partner at Lennick Aberman, he continues to work directly with American Express CEO, retaining the title of EVP and focusing on workforce culture and performance. He is known worldwide for his expertise in driving business results by improving managers' emotional competence.

Fred Kiel, Ph.D., co-founder of KRW International, Inc., brings over 30 years of experience to his work with Fortune 500 executives on building organizational effectiveness through leadership excellence and aligning organization with mission. Kiel is often called the "father of executive coaching" for his pioneering work in this field. Before founding KRW, Kiel worked with senior executives in private practice, developing a rigorous data-gathering and customized development process designed to provide executives with transformative feedback. Several of Kiel's clients have achieved the rank of CEO.

Table of Contents

1Good Business3
2Born to Be Moral19
3Your Moral Compass37
4Staying True to Your Moral Compass63
7Compaqssion and Forgiveness105
9The Moral Leader
10Leading Large Organizations
11Moral Intelligence for the Entrepreneur185
Epilogue: Becoming a Global Moral Leader207
Appendix A: Strengthening Your Moral Skills215
Appendix B: Moral Competency Inventory (MCI)227
Appendix C: Scoring the MCI235
Appendix D: Interpreting Your MCI Scores241

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