MR. MICHAEL GELB is the world`s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. A passionate student of the Renaissance and the nature of genius, Gelb ignited the current fascination with all things Da Vinci with his How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day. How to Think Like Leonardo has been translated into 25 languages and has appeared on the Washington Post, Amazon.com, and the New York Times best seller lists. Gelb`s 2004 release, Da Vinci Decoded, and his recent Sounds True audio program ”The Spirit of Leonardo” taps into the seven Da Vinci principles outlined in How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci to show readers how to cultivate spiritual intelligence. His passion for applying genius thinking to personal and organizational development is also expressed in his Harper Collins release Discover Your Genius: How To Think Like History`s Ten Most Revolutionary Minds. In 2003, he was awarded a Batten Fellowship by the University of Virginia`s Darden Business School. Gelb is also author of Innovate Like Edison: The Success System of America`s Greatest Inventor co-authored with Sarah Miller Caldicott, the great grand niece of Thomas Edison.