Bill is an educator and consultant with an international practice including many of leading learning organizations. His practice includes facilitation, executive coaching, conducting workshops and designing web-based learning programs: Forging Breakthroughs with Peter Senge (Ninthhouse) and Productive Business Dialogues and Managing Difficult Conversations (Harvard Business Review Publishing Company). He is the author of Discussing the Undiscussable: A Guide to Overcoming Defensive Routines in the Workplace, published by Jossey-Bass (2007)
He received a BA from University of San Francisco, Masters from Harvard University and his Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union/ UC Berkeley. He teaches at Marylhurst University in the Business Department, and the Religious Studies Department. He teaches the Philosophy series at Columbia Gorge Community College.