Spencer Johnson, MD, is one of the most beloved and widely read authors in the world. A highly respected thought leader, his books have become embedded in our language and culture.

Called “The King of Parables” by USA Today, Dr. Johnson is often referred to as the best there is at taking complex subjects and presenting simple solutions that work. His brief books contain valuable insights and practical tools that millions of people use to enjoy more happiness and success with less stress.

His thirteen New York Times bestsellers include the #1 titles, , An A-Mazing Way To Deal With Change, and The One Minute Manager ®, The World’s Most Popular Way To Manage Your Work and Life, coauthored with Ken Blanchard.

In a time when many have learned to be skeptical of simplistic answers, readers around the world have found the simple truths in Spencer Johnson’s parables to be invaluable.


Dr. Johnson’s education includes a B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California, an M.D. degree from the Royal College of Surgeons, and medical clerkships at The Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School.

He has served as Research Physician at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies; Leadership Fellow at the Harvard Business School; and Adviser to The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Over 50 million copies of Spencer Johnson’s books are in use worldwide in 47 languages.


Recent Press

Read Rick Miller’s Blog Post: A One Minute Solution to the Biggest Issue Facing Business Today?: http://beingchief.com/a-one-minute-solution-to-the-biggest-issue-facing-business-today/

Click to read the Huffington Post interview with Dr. Spencer Johnson on leadership and worker engagement: www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-c-crowley/americans-still-unhappy-at-work_b_7090156.html