Joel Saltzman is the creator of the Shake That Brain! system-for winning solutions AND lots of fun. A high-octane speaker, facilitator, and consultant, Joel helps organizations discover extraordinary solutions for marketing, innovation, building better teams, and improving the bottom line. The author of more than a dozen books-including four best sellers-all his work has one thing in common: creative solutions. His first book, If You Can Talk, You Can Write, became a best seller for Warner Books and a selection of the quality paperback Book Club. In 2000, his audio recording of the book won him a national Audie Award for "best Educational and Training Audio." As J. S. Salt, he created the best seller, Always Kiss Me Good Night: Instructions on Raising The Perfect Parent by 147 Kids Who Know (Random House, 1997). The founder and publisher of Shake It! Books, he created and marketed the popular series, How To Be the Almost Perfect Husband: By Wives Who Know and How To Be The Almost Perfect Wife: By Husbands Who know (Shake It! Books, 2000). Joel began his career in New York with the advertising agency Young & Rubicam. Moving to Hollywood, he wrote sitcoms for Perfect Strangers and The Robert Guillaume Show. He also served time as a stand-up comedian. He's been a guest on Leeza (twice) and has been interviewed on CNN, NPR, and more than 500 radio shows. A graduate of Cornell University, Joel lives with his wife, son, and tux-the-Wonder-Dog in San Diego, California.