Richard Leider is founder and chairman of The Inventure Group, a coaching and consulting firm based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Clients include leaders from AARP, Caterpillar, Habitat for Humanity, MetLife, Pfizer and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He is an executive fellow at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing and a guest lecturer in both the Harvard Business School's General Management Program and Duke Corporate Education’s Global Resource Network.
Leider has authored eight books, including three best-sellers; his work has been translated into 21 languages. He holds a master’s degree in counseling and is a nationally certified master career counselor.