Dr. Spencer Johnson Dr. Spencer Johnson is one of the world’s most respected thinkers and beloved authors. He is often referred to as “the best there is at taking complex subjects and presenting simple solutions that work.”

You might recognize Dr. Johnson from his bestselling books, Who Moved My Cheese?®, An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change and The One Minute Manager®. His newest book, Peaks And Valleys: Making Good And Bad Times Work For You, is being hailed as “the right book at the right time.” His books reveal universal principles that can be used by people in every culture in every part of the world.

Dr. Johnson earned a B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California, an M.D. degree from the Royal College of Surgeons, and medical clerkships at The Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School.

He has served as Medical Director of Communications for Medtronic, the original innovators of cardiac pacemakers; Research Physician at the Institute for Inter-Disciplinary Studies, a medical-social think tank; Consultant to the Center for the Study of the Person, and to the School of Medicine, University of California and Leadership Fellow at the Harvard Business School. He is currently an Advisor to the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

His work has captured the attention of major media, including The Associated Press, the BBC, CNN, Fortune, the New York Times, the Today show, Time magazine, USA Today, and United Press International.