Judith W. Umlas is Senior Vice President at International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) and Publisher of IIL Publishing as well as the website allPM.com. She has trained over 20,000 professionals, including project managers, engineers, executives and C-Level leaders. Her articles have appeared in Forbes, CNBC, Working Woman magazine, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and many other newspapers and magazines. She is the author of The Power of Acknowledgment, Grateful Leadership: Using the Power of Acknowledgment to Engage All Your People and Achieve Superior Results, and the upcoming, anti-bullying book You’re Totally Awesome! The Power of Acknowledgment for Kids.