About The Author

Martin Lanik is author of the business bestseller The Leader Habit and CEO of Pinsight. His habit-forming career development solutions focus on 5-minute practice sessions woven throughout the day. Martin’s research-based formula has helped thousands of high-potentials, managers, directors, and executives in 30 countries achieve the results they want. More than 100 companies - including AIG and CenturyLink – have implemented his programs, which received awards from Chief Learning Officer and Brandon Hall.

Martin’s work has been featured in ForbesFast Company, Chief Learning Officer, Talent Economy, and Monster.com. He regularly appears on radio shows and podcasts, including Secrets of Success, The Business Creators Radio Show, Business Insanity Talk Radio, Work That Matters, Business Leadership Podcast, 2Questions.TV, and Small Business Advocate. Martin has contributed articles to outlets like Chief Executive, Business Management Daily, HR People + Strategy, and HR.com.

Martin’s book, The Leader Habit became an instant bestseller, and it’s transforming how organizations and individuals approach career development. Forbes described it as an “interesting analysis of the troubling problem of why all those millions spent on executive training and development seem to have such little effect,” and 800-CEO-READ hailed that “Lanik’s method works where other training programs fail.” The Denver Post included The Leader Habit among its top five business books.

Martin lives in Denver, Colorado and holds a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from Colorado State University.

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