Carol S. Pearson, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized scholar and well-known author of numerous books, among them the bestselling The Hero Within, Awakening the Heroes Within, The Hero and the Outlaw, and Magic at Work. Her forthcoming book, Persephone Rising: Awakening the Heroine Within, will be published in October 2015 and is available for advance orders.
Dr. Pearson's most recent book, The Transforming Leader, is an edited collection of cutting edge essays on the challenges facing leaders in the 21st century that grew out of the Fetzer Institute's Leadership for Transformation Project, for which she was principal investigator. The Transforming Leader was honored by the International Leadership Association for for making a significant contribution to the field of leadership.
Dr. Pearson previously was executive vice president and provost and later president of Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA. She has been a senior administrator and professor at higher education institutions including the University of Colorado, the University of Maryland, Georgetown University, and Goucher College; a consultant for multinational corporations and government agencies; and a popular public speaker and workshop leader. Before going to Pacifica, she was executive director of the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland, a professor in the UM School of Public Policy, and a member of the executive committee of the International Leadership Association. Earlier in her career, she was President of CASA: the Center for Archetypal Studies and Applications; President of Meristem, a nonprofit educational organization; and senior editor of The Inner Edge: A Resource for Enlightened Business Practice. She currently lives in Santa Barbara with her husband of 40 years.
I would skip this book and purchase the more in depth version: Awakening The Heroes Within.Published 2 months ago by LG
Great book for people who are interested in learning about themselves or are not normally introspective. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Crangaso
This book I read in a day and re-read 2 days later. I told my sisters and friends about it. Sometimes things need to be put in simple terms even for us adults, to better... Read morePublished 16 months ago by ANONYMOUS
Excellent book. Lots of thought-provoking information. Plenty of solid, useful info too. I would buy this book again, and I probably will purchase more books by this author.Published 18 months ago by Caren McCourt
To look inside oneself and relate your own experience with the 6 archetypes described in this brilliant book is gift. Read morePublished 20 months ago by barbara aranguren
I recommend this for anyone who is in their late teens through 20's. There is this struggle that we all go through and this is a great way to put that struggle into words. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Wooparty