Chris MacLeod runs SucceedSocially.com, one of the largest, most visited online resources on social skills. He struggled with shyness, loneliness, poor self-confidence, and social awkwardness when he was younger. Once he had put the worst of those problems behind him he wanted to help people with similar issues get through them more easily than he did. He holds a B.A. Honors in Psychology, and a Master of Social Work, with a focus on counseling.