Spencer Johnson, M.D., is one of the most respected and beloved authors in the world. He has helped millions of readers discover how to use simple, profound truths that lead to less stress and more success at work and at home. Inspiring and entertaining people with his insightful stories that speak directly to the heart and soul, he is often referred to as the best there is at taking complex subjects and presenting simple solutions that work. Dr. Johnson is the author or co-author of many New York Times bestsellers, including three #1 titles: "Who Moved My Cheese?: An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change In Your Work and Life"; "The One Minute Manager(R)," the world's most popular management method, co-authored with Kenneth Blanchard; and "The Present: The Gift That Makes Your Work And Life Better Each Day!" After graduating with a B.A. in psychology from the University of Southern California, Dr. Johnson received his M.D. degree from the Royal College of Surgeons, and completed medical clerkships at the Mayo Clinic and the Harvard Medical School. He served as Director of Communications for Medtronic, the inventors of cardiac pacemakers; Research Physician at The Institute for Inter-Disciplinary Studies; Consultant to The Center for Study of the Person; and most recently Leadership Fellow at the Harvard Business School. His work has captured the attention of major media, including the BBC, CNN, Fortune, "New York Times, Reader's Digest, Today" show, "Time" magazine, and "USA Today." Over thirty million copies of Dr. Johnson's books are available in more than forty languages.
"Many of the people I have observed could have been even happier and more successful, in their careers and their lives, had they been given the gift of The Present."Norman Augustine, Fmr. Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corp., Fmr. Chairman, American Red Cross, Fmr. Lecturer, Princeton University