Tim Scudder has spent most of his professional life studying and teaching about personality and working relationships. As a principal of Core Strengths since 1995, Tim has played a lead role in developing assessments and curriculums based on the ground-breaking work of the firm’s founder, acclaimed psychologist Elias Porter. Tim has written or co-authored several books, articles, and training resources, including Working with SDI 2.0, Have a Nice Conflict, and The Leaders We Need.Tim frequently is a featured speaker at conferences, association events, and workshops on topics such as strengths, motivation, teamwork, leadership, and change management. In addition to his leadership role at Core Strengths, he consults and facilitates with clients, specializing in work with high-potential leaders, improving the relationship awareness of organizational cultures, and linking human development functions to organizations’ financial health. His clients have included IBM, CME Group, USC, GEI Consultants, Microsoft, and Twitter.