Richard Leider is the author of several books, including the bestsellers The Power of Purpose, Life Reimagined, and Repacking Your Bags and a thought leader with Life Reimagined. Richard is one of America’s pre-eminent executive life coaches. He is ranked by Forbes as one of the “Top 5” most respected executive coaches in the United States.
Richard holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a National Certified Career Counselor (NCCC), and a National Certified Master Career Counselor (MCC). Leider is a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality and Healing, a guest lecturer in the Harvard Business School and a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal, NPR, The New York Times and USA Today.
For 30 years, Richard has led Inventure Expedition walking safaris in Tanzania, East Africa, where he co-founded and is a board member of the Dorobo Fund for Tanzania. He and his wife, Sally, live on the St. Croix River outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota.