Bachelor, University of Minnesota, 1957; Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 1967; Master of Arts, Arizona State University, 1968-1969; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1967.
Stockbroker, IDS, Houston, 1958-1959; graduate research assistant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1959-1961; instructor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1965-1967; professor, Northern State College, Aberdeen, South Dakot, 1961-1962; professor, Iowa State University, Ames, 1962-1965; professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1967-1979; management trainer, consultant, Behavior Technology Institute, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1979-1984; stockbroker, finance planner, Raymond-James, Boca Raton, Florida, 1984-1988; freelance author, consultant, Carefree, Arizona, since 1988. Consultant United States Labor Department, Washington, 1969-1972, unites states department Education, Washington, 1970-1973, consultant department Navy-TQC training, since 1996, Training Film Production, since 1992, television radio personality, since 1995. Senior management consultant, trainer Motorola, Honeywell, 1974-1985.
Sergeant United States Air Force, 1949-1955, Europe. Member American Counseling Association (life), Association Counselor Educators and Supervisors (life), Iowa Personnel and Guidance Association (life), British Literati Club.
Married Lois Johanna Colbiornsen, October 10, 1953 (divorced 1968). Children: Robert Vincent, Richard Allen, Erika Louise. Married Marie June Schert, December 7, 1968.
Children: Briana May, Rodrick Elliott.