William D. Anton

William D. Anton, Ph.D., is a renowned clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst, and former top tier leader at the University of South Florida. He is the founder of CEO Effectiveness, LLC (CEOE), and has a thriving practice working with top business leaders and training executive coaches. Bill has also been involved in presenting to and working closely with United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). He has published several major academic papers and been awarded many major grants during his productive career.

Bill designed CEOE to elevate the purpose of business for the benefit of society. His most recent book titled, Ascend, Forging a Path to Your Truer Self (2015), offers an innovative way to explore the path to self-knowledge through an ingenious story line of a novel. Navy S.E.A.L. Commander Dr. Peter Berardi just published a workbook to accompany Ascend entitled The Path (2017). Both these books are currently being used in the Civilian Leadership Development Program sponsored by USF and offered at MacDill Air Force Base.

Bill is also the author of Business Success Through Self-Knowledge (2013) and many other significant publications in professional psychology. He is senior author of The College Adjustment Scales and The Employee Assistance Program Inventory, both of which have been translated into many languages and are widely used throughout the world. Bill also served as the treasurer of the Sant’ Yago (St. James) Educational Foundation and currently sits on the Board. The Foundation has awarded more than $2 million to deserving college students to enable them to complete their college education.

Published Books

Ascend: Forging a Path to Your Truer Self

Ascend is an innovative book embedded with powerful tools for leaders and offers an engaging way to share the path toward personal transformation with everyone.

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Business Success Through Self-Knowledge

Business Success Through Self-Knowledge takes you on a short journey that explains why many of us have a sense of unrealized potential that eludes us.

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Recent Videos

Impact On Leaders In the Workplace

Learn why working with top leaders is the most effective strategy for positive organizational change.

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Self-Knowledge: The True Path to Self-Mastery

Learn why self-knowledge is the pinnacle of self-mastery and what you can do to improve.

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