About the Author
Raymond Calabrese is an optimistic, never-quit kind of guy. Ray’s wife, Babe, and their five daughters taught him all he needed to know about life. Their love and support were his anchors to an illustrious academic career during which he published ten books including: The Leadership Assignment: Creating Change; Leadership Through Excellence; and The Essential Elements of a Dissertation. Ray has also authored well over a hundred refereed journal articles. He received recognition for his research and scholarship, including awards for the most outstanding paper by prestigious international journals. He spoke to national and international audiences and conducted numerous workshops. His research at The Ohio State University focused on helping people discover create healthy, sustainable work environments in public organizations and in entire communities. Ray is now using his considerable knowledge base and experience to lead healing workshops for those grieving the loss of a loved one.