His expertise is in creating organizational cultures where leadership is not just an opportunity and obligation for those in authority, but for everyone at all levels. Former Vice President of the Tom Peters Company, Steve is the President of Extreme Leadership, Inc, and the founder of The Extreme Leadership Institute, organizations devoted to the cultivation...read the rest
His expertise is in creating organizational cultures where leadership is not just an opportunity and obligation
for those in authority, but for everyone at all levels. Former Vice President of the Tom Peters Company, Steve is the President of Extreme Leadership, Inc, and the founder of The Extreme Leadership Institute, organizations devoted to the cultivation and development of Extreme Leaders around the world. His accessible, deeply inspirational, and eminently practical Radical LEAP framework is widely used across the business, non-profit and education spectrum.
Farber has been credited with redefining leadership in deeply personal yet practical terms and re-energizing thousands of people to make a significant difference in their businesses, lives, and the world around them.
Steve is the author of the new book Love is Just Damn Good Business. His third book, Greater Than Yourself, was a Wall Street Journal® and USA Today® bestseller. His second book, The Radical Edge, was hailed as “a playbook
for harnessing the power of the human spirit.” And his first book, The Radical Leap, is already considered a classic in
the leadership field. It received Fast Company Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award and was recently named one of the 100 Best Business Books of All Time. His column, The Extreme Leadership Chronicles, runs frequently on Inc.com.
Steve has worked with Johns Hopkins, Cisco, Intel, TriNet, Hyatt and hundreds of other organizations large and small. He has spoken to or worked with virtually every industry there is–from the tech sector to financial services, manufacturing, health care, hospitality, entertainment, public education, retail, and government.read less
Steve Farber in Media
"Your message to our Leadership Team was so eloquently delivered I was left speechless. It wasn't just a speech -- one way and directional -- but rather a mantra to live and work by. Your message about love, energy, audacity and proof hit home with every one of the folks in that room. It was…
- Bayer Healthcare
"Your message of Extreme Leadership was directly on-target and inspired the entire group. Your mix of humor and emotion, together with the relevance of the topic to our situation at General Mills, kept the audience captivated. Thanks again for a great day and a compelling message. We will all remember the key message that you…
- General Mills
“Thank you for sharing your expertise with our audience and contributing to the huge success of our conference. Your presentation on Extreme Leadership Principles to Change the World inspired our audience."