1440 Faculty Focus: Getting to Know David Krueger
David Krueger is an executive mentor coach and CEO of MentorPath, an executive coaching, training, publishing, and wellness firm where he develops internal mentoring programs for corporations and works with executives worldwide in high-risk, high-reward situations, guiding them in the development of sustainable success strategies.
Dr. Krueger, who was listed in The Best Doctors in America annually from 1996 to 2002, practiced and taught psychiatry and psychoanalysis, and was clinical professor of psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine.
What do you think is the most important lesson people can glean from your work?
Whatever we think, feel, and experience, we create each moment.
Do you have an affirmation for tough times?
Fate whispered to the Warrior: You cannot stand the storm. The Warrior whispered back: I am the storm.
What’s the one thing that we should all remember about love?
Love is a verb.
Where’s your happy place?
My ranch, where I go on weekends to be in nature and among the critters, including a herd of axis deer.
When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Growing up on a farm and working outdoors, my goal as a small boy was to have a job where I worked inside an air-conditioned building and wore a tie. Later, that evolved to becoming a physician.