is author of eight books including Discover Your Dream Career: Using Passion, Creativity, Thoughtleading and Fun to Attain a Worklife You Really Want (emerson books), The Expert’s Edge: Become the Go-To Authority that People Turn to Every Time(McGraw-Hill) and The Speaker’s Edge: The Ultimate Go-To Guide for Locating and Landing Lots of Speaking Gigs (Maven House Press).
Chief Imaginative Officer (CIO) and founder of Emerson Consulting Group inc., a consulting firm that transforms individual business experts, companies, executives, law firms and professional services firms into “thoughtleaders,” he has guided over 450 “client thoughtleaders” toward publication of books and articles, speaking opportunities at targeted business events and media opportunities such as print interviews and guest appearances on business radio and podcasts. Such actions have visibly raised their professional profiles and enabled them to advance in both business and professional rankings.
A Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Ken also founded CareerScape, a creativity-based career renewal process that has served over 10,000professionals in their quests to discover, and achieve, their dream careers. Ken’sbook Discover Your Dream Career is a “take-home” version of this unique program.
Ken also speaks regularly at national and regional business events, including ongoing appearances at the CEO Club of Greater Boston, the Harvard University Extension School, the National Speakers Association, the Concord Festival of Authors and the Institute of Management Consultants, to name just a few.
A thoughtleader in his own right, he’s been interviewed by The New York Times, Fortune Magazine, Newsweek, Financial Times, Investors’ Business Daily, National Public Radio, CBS News, the Boston Globe and Writer’s Digest Magazine. He’s also co-founder of the National Writers Union, a member of the Society of Professional Consultants, and two-time national chair of the annual Consult-Con national gathering of members of the Institute of Management Consultants.