Dr. Mitchell Kusy is a professor in the Ph.D. Program in Leadership & Change at Antioch University and an international consultant to leadership. A Fulbright Scholar in international organization development, Mitch was previously head of leadership development at American Express and head of organization development for HealthPartners, Minneapolis. Author of several business books, he has published his most popular book with co-author Dr. Elizabeth Holloway: Toxic workplace! Managing toxic personalities and their systems of power. He consults nationally and internationally in strategic planning, organization development, and “everyday civility” and its impact on performance, social responsibility, and the bottom line. He received the Minnesota Organization Development Practitioner of the Year Award in 1998 and is an executive fellow in the School of Business at the University of Minnesota and a visiting professor at the School of Enterprise, University of Auckland in New Zealand. Residing in San Francisco, he may be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.