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He is the author most recently of Words on Fire: The Power of Incendiary Language and How to Confront It. He is also the author of four previous books, including The Agony of Decision: Mental Readiness and Leadership in a Crisis (2017). It was named one of the Best Crisis Management Books of All Time by Book Authority. He is also author of The Power of Communication: Skills to Build Trust, Inspire Loyalty, and Lead Effectively (FT Press, 2012). That book was one of eight Leadership titles on the United States Marine Corps Commandant’s Professional Reading List from 2013 to 2017.

Fred is President of the crisis management firm Logos Consulting Group. He is based in New York and has worked with clients in dozens of countries on six continents.

He is a highly sought keynote and motivational speaker. He has keynoted major conferences and events on five continents. He is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.

Fred has been on the New York University faculty since 1988. He is an adjunct professor of management in NYU’s Stern School of Business Executive MBA program, where in 2016 he was named NYU Executive MBA Great Professor. He is also an adjunct associate professor of management and communication in NYU’s Master’s in PR/Corporate Communication program, where he twice received the Dean’s award for teaching excellence, in 1990 and 2017. He has also received the school’s awards for outstanding service and for 30 years teaching. He is an adjunct associate professor at Columbia Engineering, where he teaches ethics, crisis, and leadership. He is a Senior Fellow at Communication University of China. He is a frequent guest lecturer at the Wharton School/UPenn, US Defense Information School, Tsinghua University in Beijing, and other institutions.

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