Steve Farber is the funding President and CEO of Extreme Leadership Inc, organization devoted to the cultivation and development of "extreme leadership" in the business community.
Steve has devoted his professional life to the field of leadership development. He has worked as Director of service programs at TMI, an international training consultancy, and as Vice-president and Official Mouthpiece (that's what it said on his business card) at Tom Peters Company.
He is also the co-founding Director of The Center for Social Profit Leadership, a non-profit formed to serve the leadership development needs of social entrepreneurs, and sits in the board of directors of the world-renown Up with People, a global leadership program for students from 18 to 29 years old.
His book "The Radical Leap" received the Readers' Choice Award by Fast Company magazine and was named "one of the ten best business books of the year" by on-line resource CEO Refresher (2004). His second book "The Radical Edge" was hailed as "a playbook for harnessing the power of human spirit."
Steve is a senior-level leadership coach and consultant who regularly speaks to a wide variety of public and private organizations in virtually every arena - from the tech sector to financial services, health care, manufacturing, hospitality, entertainment, retail, and even the U.S government.
Coaching and inspiring extreme leadership at all organizational levels is Steve's passion, and he does so with a style that is part strategist, part social commentator, part comedian, and all energy. He is a subject-matter expert in business leadership and a frequent guest on news-talk shows around the U.S.