Doug Hardy has spent more than 20 years writing about how people can live a more effective and meaningful life in their careers, organizations, families, and communities. He has written or co-authored 16 books. Doug is a former media executive and led publishing at The New York Times, Monster.com, Random House, AT&T. He also spent 10 years as an executive coach and career transition counselor. He writes and speaks frequently on such topics as human capital management, recognition, motivation, how teams work effectively, business, networking, careers, recruitment, interviewing, self-assessment, and technology.