People first. It’s how I live my life.
I’m in the people business. This begins with the people I love most in this world: my beautiful wife and three rambunctious, baseball-loving boys; my parents and brothers. This passion for people connects to you and your people. It drives how I partner with you in creating a culture, team, career-- and life-- that brings you success, joy and peace of mind.
My mission is to help you and your organization achieve your biggest goals by using emotional intelligence and an action-oriented approach to your advantage. I accomplish this through leadership coaching, speaking, trainings and writing.
I'm the author of two bestselling books, Emotional Intelligence for the Modern Leader-- one of the top selling emotional intelligence books in the world-- and The Value of You. My writing has appeared on CNBC, World Economic Forum, Virgin, Quartz, Thrive Global and Medium and I've made TV appearances on FOX, ABC and more.
I believe in servant leadership and The Golden Rule—helping others, putting their needs first and treating others the way I’d like to be treated. I also believe in having fun along the way and mixing in some humor to keep us on our toes! I lead from the heart and genuinely want you and your organization to experience the success and enduring happiness you deserve.
I live in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. You'll likely catch me and my family on the weekend at the beach, enjoying the simple things in life on a dazzling blue sky day.