shakespeare's conspirator

Did a Jewish woman of color write many of Shakespeare's plays?

Did she embed clues in the scripts pointing to her identity and authorship?

Explore the Shakespeare Authorship Question and the Evidence Pointing to Emilia Bassano Lanyer 

In addition to SHAKESPEARE'S CONSPIRATOR, Steve is a co-author of THE CATALYST EFFECT, which shows readers how to expand their impact beyond job boundaries to elevate the performance of their teams and ultimately the overall organization. It's a practical, research-based roadmap for developing and applying 12 key competencies to multiply one’s impact. The Catalyst Effect demonstrates that individuals can lead from wherever they are, regardless of their role or title. It has been praises by numerous business and thought leaders including Stephen M.R. Covey and Angela Duckworth. 

Several years ago, Steve teamed with Rabbi Robin Damsky to write a book, FIND FULFILL FLOURISH, to guide people in discovering or formulating a personal purpose, and then chart a meaningful and fulfilling path for their lives. It applies many of the principles companies use in creating their missions, visions, and values, and then living up to them. 

SHAKESPEARE'S CONSPIRATOR was inspired by intriguing comments made by a tour guide in at Shakespeare's home in Stratford-upon-Avon and then reading about Amelia Bassano Lanyer in other publications.


Steve lives with his wife in Scottsdale, Arizona. His son lives in Brooklyn.

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Most of Steve's career has been devoted to helping organizations and the people working within them achieve greater levels of success. As a learning innovator, leadership development advisor, organizational consultant, and strategy facilitator, he has worked with companies, educational institutions, and nonprofits throughout North America and in Europe and China. For details on this part of Steve's career, visit