Rod Napier, wrote the book on management best practices. His one dozen books and forty years of experience are all about the application of skills and strategies for leaders and managers. A co-founder of the University of Pennsylvania's graduate program in Organizational Consulting and Executive Coaching, Rod’s dynamic style of “telling it like it is” has positioned him as a much sought after leadership consigliere to top-tier executives who desire the hard truths necessary to improve their organizations — and themselves. Now with over 40 years as a professor, facilitator, and business advisor, Rod has the courage to look at the dark side of leadership in upcoming book, The Seduction of the Leader. Rod has helped executives in such widely divergent universities, industries and organizations as the University of Virginia, Exxon, Merck, CBS, the Army Corp of Engineers, and Outward Bound to identify blind spots that keep them from surging. For more information, visit thenapiergroup.com.