Paul Arden was an author and the Executive Creative Director of the prolific advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi. He attended Beckenham Art College and worked for agencies such as Ogilvy & Mather and Doyle Dane Bernach before landing at Saatchi & Saatchi in 1979 as an art director. In his 14 years at the agency he developed major campaigns for British Airways, Toyota, Nivea, Fuji, and more. His three self-help books--It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be; Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite; and God Explained in a Taxi Ride--focus on strategies for business and personal growth. He died in 2008.