About the Authors

TimCasual151-RGBTim Scudder, CPA

is the President of Personal Strengths Publishing,? Inc. and has consulted with the organization development, training, and human resources departments of many corporate, government, education, and not-for-profit organizations. Tim is the author of several experiential training programs including Relationship Intelligence and coauthor of Becoming a Leader We Need with Strategic Intelligence. He lives in Carlsbad, California with his wife and three daughters.

MikeCasual119sm-RGBMichael Patterson, Ed.D.

is the Vice President of Business Development for Personal Strengths USA. Mike began his career as an U.S. Army officer and then spent 20 years in a variety of sales, marketing and training roles in the pharmaceutical industry. Mike is also an adjunct professor teaching in the doctoral program at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology. He lives in Aliso Viejo, California with his wife and son.

KentCasual153-RGBKent Mitchell

is the Vice President of Communications for Personal Strengths USA and is a produced and award-winning playwright and copywriter. Before joining Personal Strengths, he ran an advertising design agency in the Los Angeles area. He lives in Long Beach, California with his wife and son.