Alan Fox has lived a long and joyful life, achieving tremendous success in many different arenas. He has advanced degrees in accounting, law, education, and professional writing. He has expanded his commercial real estate company, ACF Property Management, Inc into a billion dollar enterprise since founding it in 1968. He founded Rattle poetry magazine in 1994, a nationally renowned publication including his conversations to noted and Pulitzer Prize winning poets. In 1999, he founded The Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation, a non-profit that provides funding to youth education projects. And in the midst of all this, he has raised a large and loving family.

How did he do all this? Alan attributes his happiness and success to consistently applying his People Tools, the simple, practical life lessons that he’s accumulated—and practiced—over the years. Author of People Tools: 54 Strategies for Building Relationships, Creating Joy, and Embracing Prosperity and People Tools for Business: 50 Strategies for Building Success, Creating Wealth, and Finding Happiness.

Alan’s message in both books is simple: the key to happiness and success in life is building strong relationships. That’s exactly what Alan has done throughout his life. You can learn more about Alan’s People Tools by picking up a copy of either of his books, or by reading his blog, where he posts new tools and insights every week.