Walt Hampton, J.D. is President and Chief Operating Officer of Book Yourself Solid® Worldwide. He is a business coach, management consultant, and leadership trainer. Founder of the Positive Leadership Academy, he is a leading authority on the application of Positive Psychology in the workplace. He is the best-selling author of Journeys on the Edge: Living a Life That Matters, a two-time winner of the North American Book Awards. He is also the author of The Power Principles of Time Mastery: Do Less, Make More, Have Fun.
A 1984 graduate of The Cornell Law School, Walt practiced law in the areas of corporate and commercial litigation and criminal defense. He was the managing partner of a law firm for more than 30 years.
Walt’s passions are high-altitude mountaineering, ultra-distance running, blue-water sailing & adventure photography. He and his wife, the author Ann Sheybani, live in Castletownshend, Ireland.