Ron McMillan is the four-time New York Times bestselling coauthor of Crucial Conversations, Crucial Confrontations, Influencer, and Change Anything.
For more than 25 years, he has served as an expert in behavior change, interpersonal communication, and corporate training. A gifted speaker, McMillan has presented to executives at many Fortune 500 companies worldwide.
He cofounded the Covey Leadership Center, where he served as vice president of research and development. He helped develop numerous training programs including Principle Centered Leadership and The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. A pioneer in the training industry, McMillan is also the co-founder of VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training and organizational performance.
McMillan is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is a regular speaker at Campus Education Week. He holds advanced degrees in sociology and organizational behavior from Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. He serves on the board of directors for the American Family Institute.