Cheryl is a special leader and visionary, a strong APA editor, and evolving publisher, and a great speaker. She is not afraid to fail in order to succeed and as a result accomplishes more than others might attempt.Dr. Tom WoodruffWalden UniversityGeorgetown, TX
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Dr. Cheryl is a very brilliant woman, teacher, coach, friend, and a leader. I was attracted to her because of her unselfishness, and a willing heart to not only share the knowledge she has with those around her, but also to empower them to look beyond themselves. Dr. Cheryl, I thank you for everything, your wisdom, coaching, and for giving me a wing to fly on. You are an amazing strong woman and a great friend that shares all she has!Eva KatushabeLas Vegas, NV
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My promotion to full Professor was just approved. According to the feedback I’ve received, my chapter in The Refractive Thinker was a factor in establishing my scholarship credentials.Dr. Joseph PughProfessor
The authors contributing to this series are some of the best critical thinkers in their field of study.Dr. Rich SchuttlerPro Progress AcademyPhoenix, AZ
Dr. Cheryl is one of the most vibrant, intelligent, and creative individuals, I have ever worked with.Dr. Laura GrandgenettCassville, WI
The Refractive Thinker Press is an established brand, doing an incredible job marketing the books and authors on social media. My colleagues expressed their admiration for my publications, seeing my books on Amazon, Barns & Nobles, & other websites/bookstores. I have been invited to several Think-Tanks, fellowships, and Visiting Scholar appointments, where different committee members cited seeing my books in blogs, press-releases, Google Scholar, and university libraries. The RT press increased … Read moreDr. Emad RahimEndowed Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Oklahoma State University Visiting Scholar, Rutgers University
“Dear Dr. Cheryl Lentz: As we are working towards completing my book, I find that your editing is very thorough and detailed. I wish many college professors can learn from your style”. Zack Hasan, Ph.D., P.E.
Known as the Academic Entrepreneur, Dr. Cheryl is a unique and dynamic speaker who intensely connects with her audience, having one foot in academia and one foot in the business and entrepreneurial space. Her goal is to offer the audience pearls of wisdom today they can use tomorrow in their personal and professional lives. It is not enough to know; the expectation is for participants to take action and do. Join Dr. Cheryl on her journey to connect these dots to provide inspiration, knowledge, and counsel to move forward effectively.
Known globally for her writings on leadership and failure, as well as critical and refractive thinking she has been published more than 49 times with 25 writing awards. As an accomplished university professor, speaker, & consultant, she is an international best-selling author, and top quoted publishing professional on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox. She took the stage as a TEDx Speaker in *Farningdale2020, October 10, 2020.
Dr. Cheryl, affectionately known as Doc C to her students, is a university professor of nearly 20 years, on faculty with Capella University, Embry-Riddle University, Grand Canyon University, and Walden University. Dr. Cheryl serves as a dissertation mentor / chair and committee member. She is also a dissertation coach, offering expertise as a professional editor for APA style for graduate thesis and doctoral dissertations, as well as faculty journal publications and books.
Awards include: Walden Faculty of the Year, DBA Program, 2016, UOP community service award, and 20 writing awards.
Dr. Cheryl is also an active member of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority.
Chapter 3: The Modified ‘Ask-the-Experts’ Delphi Technique: The Conundrum of Human Resource Experts on Management Participation
Chapter 7: Effective Motivation and Communication Strategies for Faculty in Higher Education: Blurring the Lines Between Business and Academia
Vol XIV: Ch 12 Reducing Early Readmissions One Patient at a Time with a Population Health Management Approach
RT Vol XVII: Ch 10: Why Can’t Professional Educators Talk About the Elephants in the Room?: The Undiscussables of Culture