Most of all, I thank my wife, Diana, for her love, support, and encouragement. Without these gifts, not only would this book not have been possible, my life would be dreary and my spirit diminished.
I also need to thank my amazing clients, many of whom have become friends and moved beyond a consultant-client relationship to partner with me to explore new and untested intervention strategies. For the most part, the pain was worth the gain, and we grew together.
I acknowledge the care, professionalism, and responsiveness of the Jossey-Bass team. You are the best.
A special thanks to Tim Rickard, whose talent and creativity resulted in illustrations that were worth very much more than the fabled thousand words.
Finally, my profound ...