Eric is co-author of the book, You’re It: Crisis, Change, and How to Lead When it Matters Most (PublicAffairs, June 2019) and author of Three Critical Shifts in Thinking for the Evolving Leader (O’Reilly. 2015) and Your Critical First 10 Days as a Leader (Safari, 2015). He is also the co-author, along with Dr. Leonard Marcus and Dr. Barry Dorn, of the second edition of Renegotiating Health Care: Resolving Conflict to Build Collaboration (Jossey-Bass, 2011).
Eric has written more than 200 bylined articles on leadership, decision-making, and negotiation in top journals. His columns on leadership and management appear regularly at strategy+business where he is a contributing editor. He has written for CNN.com, Harvard Business Review, Leader to Leader, MIT Sloan Management Review, and many more. Eric has been covered or quoted in the Boston Globe, The Financial Times, Forbes, Inc., Knowledge@Wharton radio, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Second City Works, Yahoo! Finance, and many other outlets.
He holds an appointment as associate director of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI), a joint program of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and as Instructor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Eric teaches in numerous executive education and graduate level courses at Harvard as well as at M.I.T and the University of California, San Diego. In 2018, he was named a Trust Across America Top Thought Leader in Trust. He speaks to executive audiences around the world about the challenges of leading in fast moving, unpredictable circumstances.
Eric sits on the editorial panel of Crisis Response Journal the Leadership Communications Council at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. He also sits on the board of Massachusetts for Elephants. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (with honors) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Master’s degree in Leadership from Lesley University.
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