About the Author
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. 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. Robert E. Gunther, founder of Gunther Communications, is co-author or collaborator on more than 20 books. He has appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch, NPR’s Morning Edition, and numerous local and national radio and television programs. Judy Chartrand, consulting Chief Scientist with Pearson, is a recognized thought leader in the areas of critical thinking and career development. Stewart Emery is coauthor of the international bestsellers Success Built to Last and Do You Matter?: How Great Design Will Make People Love Your Company. He has a lifetime of experience as an entrepreneur, creative director, corporate culture consultant, and executive coach. Russ Hall is author of fourteen books and coauthor of numerous other books. Heather Ishikawa, National Sales Director for Pearson TalentLens, has extensive experience in architecting company-wide assessment-based leadership development initiatives. John Maketa, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Pearson TalentLens, is a leader in developing bold and creative strategic alliances that catapult global performance and profit.