Michael Harper is the founder and president of Teamworx Talent Development, where he increases revenue and productivity in organizations by decreasing the time and energy wasted by silo thinking, personality conflicts, and poorly functioning teams. He’s also a facilitator with the Nason Group, an innovation consulting firm based out of Cincinnati, OH, that uses consumer-centered innovation to connect companies with their customers. With a master’s in teaching, Michael has twenty years of experience facilitating groups, designing programs, and empowering teams to achieve their goals. He was a contributing author to the 2016 anthology, Cultivating Culture, and has contributed to monthly and quarterly publications of Kentucky’s Society for Human Resources Management (KYSHRM). He currently serves on the board of the Louisville’s chapter of the Association of Talent Development as the co-director of programming.