Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy is a New York Times bestselling author, contributor to Forbes, and Founder of Leadership IQ, a research and training firm.  Mark has been ranked as one of the Top 30 leadership gurus in the world, and some of his most well-known research studies include "Are SMART Goals Dumb?," "Why CEO's Get Fired," "Why New Hires Fail," "High Performers Can Be Less Engaged," and "Don't Expect Layoff Survivors to Be Grateful."  Mark leads one of the world's largest databases of original leadership research, and his work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and U.S. News & World Report. Mark has also appeared on CNN, NPR, CBS Sunday Morning, and ABC's 20/20.  Mark's most recent book was Truth At Work: The Science of Delivering Tough Messages.  Before that was his New York Times bestseller, Hundred Percenters: Challenge Your People to Give It Their All and They'll Give You Even More.  His other books include Hiring for Attitude and HARD Goals: The Science of Getting From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be.