Composed: The Heart & Science of Leading Under Pressure Featured in Forbes

In an conversation with Ron Carucci, Dr. Rob McKenna, Founder and CEO of WiLD Leaders was interviewed for Forbes Magazine regarding his latest book Composed: The Heart & Science of Leading Under Pressure.


Regarding Dr. McKenna’s work, Ron Carucci said, “Most management literature offers mere stress-management technique or more superficial self-management approaches. McKenna’s approach, by contrast, digs a bit deeper to more fundamental origins of healthy, or unhealthy, responses that leaders form in the face of unrelenting pressures.”

30 most influential Industrial and Organizational Psychologists Alive Today

Robert B. McKenna, Ph.D. was recently listed on the top “30 most influential Industrial and Organizational Psychologists Alive Today”list.

“The inclusion of Dr. Rob McKenna on the prestigious list of the most influential living I–O Psychologists is testament to his preeminence in the field. His passion and expertise in leadership development — and his revolutionary brand of sacrificial leadership — commands attention from everyone who is dedicated to leading well.”

Les Parrott, Ph.D., #1 New York Times Best-Selling Author,  Professor of Psychology, Seattle Pacific University

Dr. Rob McKenna featured on the #StayMarried Podcast

The #StayMarried Podcast featured Dr. McKenna speaking about his new book Composed: The Heart and Science of Leading Under Pressure, and its relevance to leadership and family relationships alike. In this episode, he shares his insights on whole leadership development and how his research on how we each show up under pressure can effect our professional lives as well as our relationships with each other.

BCWI Podcast Featuring Dr. McKenna on How Strategic Leadership Development Creates Healthy Culture.

In the BCWI Podcast and Blog: Dr. McKenna describes:

  • Creative ways to solve strategic problems
  • How to develop whole leaders
  • How to get something done and pay attention to the heart
  • Building self-awareness in leaders
  • Putting systems in place so that pressure is manageable
  • Creating a high stretch and high development culture affects everything else in the system
  • Managing the growing pains of leadership development
  • Learning to delegate