David A. Shapiro, Richard J. Leider and
Richard J. Leider is a founding partner of The Inventure Group, a coaching and consulting firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota devoted to bringing out the natural potential in people. He is a nationally known writer, speaker, and career coach, and a pioneer in the field of Life/Work Planning. A National Certified Career Coach, he has been helping people to hear and heed their callings for more than 30 years. Author and co-author of five previous books, including the best-sellers Repacking Your Bags and The Power of Purpose, he is also an online columnist for Fast Company. David A. Shapiro is a philosopher, educator, and writer. He is a tenured faculty member in philosophy at Cascadia Community College in Bothell, Washington. He is the author of Choosing the Right Thing to Do.