Rafael Gurkovsky is a highly acclaimed author and speaker. His life's work revolves around leadership and management. He has written and co-written numerous leadership books and he's a regular guest speaker of several Fortune 500 corporate events. While having all his success, Rafael still maintains a humble life. He, his beautiful wife, Martini, and their 3 adorable children live in their elegantly average suburban home in Atlanta. When he's not behind a podium or writing another best-seller, he's teaching social and behavioral science as a university professor. He also loves to do some artistic photography. His success as a guru in leadership is rooted in the kind of past that he was brought up with. He arrived in America at the fragile age of 10 because his mother wanted them both to escape the sufferings of communist lives in Russia. With all the struggles he and his mother faced-constant moving and odd jobs-he never stopped educating himself. Now, he is a University professor of Social and Behavioral Science with a Master's Degree in Leadership. Between both education achievements, he spent some time in the Peace Corps as a team leader running their operations in West Russia. His leadership and self-help advices will astound you. He provides insights that are both scientific and practical. As his life experience will suggest, you are sure to become a better person after finishing one of his books.