Kent M. Keith earned his B.A. from Harvard and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford and Waseda University in Tokyo. He holds a law degree as well as a doctorate in education. He served in the cabinet of the governor of Hawaii, and has also been an attorney and a university president. He is currently the Senior Vice-president of Development and Communications for the YMCA of Honolulu.
Spencer Johnson is one of the authors of The One Minute Manager, one of the most successful business self-improvement books of all times. The book has been translated into more than two dozen languages and inspired a series of similar books. Johnson has written other books on his own and with Kenneth Blanchard, his One Minute Manager co-author.