About the Author
Richard Templar, an astute observer of human behavior, understands what makes the difference between those of us who effortlessly glide towards success and those of us who struggle against the tide. He has distilled these observations into his Rules titles. More than one million people around the world have enjoyed and now play by his Rules. Dr. Linda Elder is President of the Foundation for Critical Thinking and Executive Director of the Center for Critical Thinking, a leading international institute that promotes critical thinking in every domain of human life. Dr. Richard Paul is Director of Research and Professional Development at the Center for Critical Thinking and Chair of the National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking. His views have been reported in the New York Times, Education Week, The Chronicle of Higher Education, American Teacher, Reader’s Digest, Educational Leadership, Newsweek, and U.S. News and World Report. Mark Woods is CEO of Woods Group, a training and business development firm specializing in activity management, goal setting, work-life integration, and personal productivity. He has held leadership roles with several organizations, implementing process management solutions to promote new business development, branding, marketing, training, and client acquisition. Trapper Woods (1935-2010) enjoyed a career spanning 40+ years, and was also known as “Father Time.” Trapper was an executive leader, corporate consultant, company president, business owner, and internationally acclaimed speaker. For 23 years, he was a leading spokesperson for Day-Timer, a subsidiary of ACCO Brands. Merrick Rosenberg, an accomplished entrepreneur, speaker, trainer, and executive coach, co-founded Team Builders Plus, the U.S.’s leading team building company. Under his leadership, the firm was recognized as one of Inc.’s Fastest Growing Companies. Daniel Silvert, a sought-after speaker, executive coach, and facilitator, is VP of Learning and Development for Team Builders Plus. He designs and leads training on DISC, teamwork, leadership, accountability, and transformational change for clients such as Adidas, Dell, Dow Jones, Home Depot, L’Oreal, Merck, W.L. Gore, and Department of Homeland Security.