About the Author
WARREN BENNIS, University Professor and Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the University of Southern California, was widely considered the pioneer of modern leadership studies. He was the author or coauthor of 30 books on leadership, including classics such as On Becoming a Leader, Transparency, and Still Surprised. Over a career that spanned 50 years, he advised four United States presidents as well as many CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.
For more information, visit www.WarrenBennis.com
STEVEN B. SAMPLE, President Emeritus of the University of Southern California, is the author of The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership. After being recruited to USC by Bennis in 1991, he led the university through two decades of explosive growth. A noted inventor whose developments are used today in hundreds of millions of homes, Sample is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
For more information, visit: about.usc.edu/presidentemeritus/
ROB ASGHAR, University Fellow at USC's Center on Public Diplomacy and Special Adviser to the USC President, spent more than 15 years as an aide to Sample and Bennis. His essays and commentaries have been published by the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, and dozens of other publications around the world.
For more information, visit www.RobAsghar.com or follow him on Twitter via @rasghar