About Bruce H. Jackson, PhD.

Dr. Bruce H. Jackson is an Ideas for Action Senior Partner and the founder of The Institute of Applied Human Excellence—a training, coaching and consulting firm dedicated to helping individuals achieve peak performance.  Bruce has has dedicated his career to the development of individuals, teams, organizations, and communities that seek to maximize influence, leadership, and change. He has worked with colleges/universities, Fortune 500 companies, and non-profit institutions to develop and implement principles of performance, leadership, and change—for students, professionals, and public servants alike.

Bruce wrote Finding Your Flow: How to Identify Your Flow Assets and Liabilities—the Keys to Peak Performance Every Day in order to increase awareness, clarify driving principles, and engage leaders in strategic and focused change.

Formerly with Korn Ferry/Hay Group, Bruce also directs the C. Charles Jackson Foundation, whose mission is to advance leadership centers, programs, and research throughout the world to develop a new generation of influential leaders.

Bruce earned his doctorate in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University, where his research led to the development of “Attentional Leadership Theory™” (ALT).

Prior to achieving this distinction, he earned master’s degrees in Counseling Psychology (Boston University), Business Administration (University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management), Organizational Development (Fielding Graduate University), and Public Administration (Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government)—all of which provided a broad and deep understanding of human capacity building, leadership development, and organization effectiveness within diverse arenas.

Bruce, his wife Marta, and their three children live in Highland, Utah.