Pat McLagan is a recognized thought leader on personal and organizational learning and change, receiving the top awards from the 36,000 member Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD), the Instructional Systems Association, the Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame. She is one of the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development‘s Inspiring Minds for a Century.

She is a leading strategist and designer of learning and performance systems and has guided strategic changes in businesses, agencies and universities in the US and globally.

Besides Unstoppable You, her books include On-the-Level: Performance Communication That Works; The Age of Participation: New Governance for the Workplace and the World; Change Is Everybody’s Business; The Shadow Side of Power: Lessons for Leaders. Plus many journal and magazine articles.

A lifelong researcher and innovator for better self-directed and smarter learning and development, she was one of the first to write about and promote more self-driven learning as a key 21st Century meta-skill.