Dr. Rick Varieur has spent more than 30 years in a private psychology practice, assisting individuals in understanding the development of human character and happiness. Dr. Varieur has led several adventure expeditions, including hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro and Everest, as well as motorcycle riding across Iceland and the Gobi desert in Mongolia. He enjoys pushing the mind and body beyond their self-imposed limitations. Through his leadership company, he is assisting organizations to develop proficient future leaders. He has drawn on his 30 years of clinical experience, his many expeditions and the wisdom of ancient philosophy and modern psychology to develop a leadership series that is innovative and sustainable. Dr. Varieur received a PhD in psychology from Pacific University; MS in Counseling Psychology from the University of Indiana; and a MA in Greek Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame.