Steven Smith has written two books on communication and leadership and is working on a third. He is also a co-found of G5 Leadership- an online training company changing the way people learn about leadership. Smith’s writing, speaking and business ideas have received acclaim from Tom Peters, Ram Charan, Marshall Goldsmith, Harvard Business School, Thunderbird, and embraced by such client organizations as Hilton, Disney, Baptist Health Care, Microsoft, Cox Communications, American Express, and State Farm. With degrees in management, psychology and expertise in team collaboration and leadership, Microsoft Live Meeting featured Smith for two years as top leadership faculty. His work has been featured by CBS MarketWatch, The Dallas Morning News, The Arizona Republic, The Irish Times, BusinessWeek, U.S. News and World Report, and Portfolio. Voted as one of the top 100 business thought-leaders in the country, his work has been adopted by several universities across the country as an example of what the real business world is about. Steve teaches 3 unique sessions for G5 Leadership: the emotional intelligence and talent workshop, Pure Confidence, an interpersonal communication workshop on candor, Listen Up, Speak Up, and the forthcoming change workshop, Shift. Steve is also working on his third book: Us: Why we matters more than me and how to bridge the gaps between us. Real Recognition Radio listeners have the opportunity to enjoy a complimentary, year-long G5 membership by going to this page and using the promo code: realrecognitionradio.