Craig Dowden

Craig Dowden

Craig Dowden (PhD) is a highly respected executive coach with the Forbes Coaches Council as well as an award-winning speaker who delivers interactive, evidence-based workshops that translate the science of leadership, team, and organizational excellence into everyday practice. His best-seller, Do Good to Lead Well – The Science and Practice of Positive Leadership was published by ForbesBooks in 2019. Called “ideal reading for people who want to make a positive impact in their organizations” by best-selling author Daniel Pink, Craig’s book was endorsed by over 30 CEOs and top-rated TED speakers, including Adam Grant and Marshall Goldsmith. His next book, A Time to Lead: Mastering Your Self… So You Can Master Your World will be released in the late summer of 2022.


Craig Dowden is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow him on LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
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