Author, speaker and consultant Dr. James Kelley was born in Portland, Oregon. Following the completion of an MBA and a year of teaching English in Japan, James moved to Australia to pursue his Ph.D. in International Marketing. He is the host of the Executives After Hours podcast, where he explores topics such as authenticity and success with leaders from diverse organizations and industries. Kelley currently teaches at the United Arab Emirates University in Dubai, and resides near Dubai with his wife, Mary, and their four children. www.drjameskelley.com
The Crucible’s Gift explores lessons from over 140 leaders who demonstrate the art of living more authentically. Combining these raw and insightful stories with his knowledge of business and psychology—as well as his candid accounts of lessons from his personal crucibles—James Kelley shows how to transform what holds you back into traits that will propel you forward, into your authentic life.