Eric J. McNulty is a Harvardaffiliated writer, speaker and educator with a passion for purposedriven leadership. Eric is Director of Research and Program Faculty at Harvards National Preparedness Leadership Initiative. His work centers on leadership in highstakes, highstress situations. He has delivered keynotes and workshops around the world and teaches in multiple executive education and graduate level leadership programs at Harvard and MIT. brHe is the author of Three Critical Shifts in Thinking for the Evolving Leader, Your Critical First 10 Days as a Leader and coauthor of the second edition of Renegotiating Health Care: Resolving Conflict to Build Collaboration. Eric writes a regular online column for Strategy Business. Eric holds degree in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Master in Leadership from Lesley University.