About the Author

Tom Morris is one of the most active public philosophers and business speakers in the world. A native of North Carolina, he is a graduate of The University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) where he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar, and he holds a Ph.D. in both Philosophy and Religious Studies from Yale University.  For fifteen years, he served as a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, where was one of their most popular teachers. Over the past twenty-three years, he has run his own independent philosophy shop and worked globally as a modern provider of wisdom.

Tom's twelfth book, True Success: A New Philosophy of Excellence, launched him into his ongoing new adventure as a philosopher working and speaking outside academia. His audiences have included a great many of the Fortune 500 companies and many of the largest national and international trade associations. His work has been mentioned, commented on, or covered by NBC, ABC, CNN, CNBC, NPR, and in most major newspapers and news magazines. He’s also the author of the highly acclaimed books If Aristotle Ran General Motors, Philosophy for Dummies, The Art of Achievement, The Stoic Art of Living, The 7 Cs of Success, Twisdom, Superheroes and Philosophy, If Harry Potter Ran General Electric: Leadership Wisdom from the World of the Wizards, and the new deep philosophical book about Steve Jobs, Socrates in Silicon Valley. He just may be the world’s happiest philosopher.