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Steve Farber is the president of Extreme Leadership, Incorporated--an organization devoted to the cultivation and development of Extreme Leaders in the business community. His book, The Radical Leap: A Personal Lesson in Extreme Leadershipis a recipient of Fast Company magazine's Readers' Choice Award and was named one of the ten best business books of 2004 by the on-line resource, CEO Refresher. His second book, The Radical Edge: Stoke Your Business, Amp Your Life, and Change the World, was hailed as "a playbook for harnessing the power of the human spirit." His third book, Greater Than Yourself--3 Steps to Attaining the New Gold Standard of Leadership, released in March 2009 by Doubleday/Random House, shows audiences how to attain the new gold standard of leadership and re-enlist in greatness--beginning with one employee and one relationship at a time. He is a contributor to the anthology, Leading Authorities on Business: Winning Strategies From the Greatest Minds in Business Today, and is the author of the audio series, "Extreme Leadership: In Pursuit of the O.S.M."
Mr. Farber’s newest book, The Radical Leap Re-Energized: Doing What You Love in the Service of People Who Love What You Do, released November 2011, is an expansion and revitalization of The Radical Leap. It is a novel told in his humorous, poignant, and original voice that takes the reader on a deep exploration of the qualities and practices of real, or Extreme Leadership, and how to apply them in daily life.
Steve Farber is a subject-matter expert in business leadership and a frequent guest on news-talk shows around the country. He is a senior-level leadership coach and consultant who speaks 90 to 100 times a year to a wide variety of public and private organizations in virtually every arena, from the tech sector to financial services, manufacturing, health care, hospitality, entertainment, retail, and even the US government.
In 1989, after having run his own financial services company, Mr. Farber devoted his professional life to the field of leadership development and has been at it ever since. He was director of service programs at TMI, an international training consultancy, and then worked for 6 years as Vice President and Official Mouthpiece (that's what it said on his business card) of The Tom Peters Company where he met several of his mentors including author/gurus Tom Peters, Jim Kouzes and Terry Pearce. In 2000, he established his own company, Extreme Leadership, Inc, where he is president and CEO. He is also the co-founding director of The Center for Social Profit Leadership, a non-profit organization formed to serve the leadership development needs of social entrepreneurs, and he sits on the Board of Directors of the world-renown program, Up With People, a global leadership program for students from 18 to 29 years old.
Coaching and inspiring Extreme Leadership at all organizational levels is Steve Farber's passion, and he does so with a style that is part strategist, part social commentator, part comedian, and all energy.
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