Organizational development
Many of Steve’s clients benefit from his combination of executive leadership coaching and Organization Development Strategies such as applied strategic planning; large-scale organization assessment and change management consulting. He often leads business process and organization redesign projects.

Individual leadership coaching
Steve helps leaders push themselves to the next level of performance, success, and professional satisfaction. He acts as a sounding board, provides material resources, assists with strategy development, and more.

Team development (executive, professional, and project teams)
Steve provides a personalized approach to team development, not a canned program. He equips teams with processes that can be applied to new and changing conditions long after his engagement ends.

Interdepartmental cooperation facilitation
Departments dramatically increase their effectiveness when they devote more energy to producing and less energy to competing. For many years Steve has helped organizations move from conflict to collaboration.

Business process and organization redesign
By partnering with their leadership teams, Steve helps organizations to optimize their human and technical systems. This improves quality, productivity and employee satisfaction rates dramatically.

Consultant coaching and practice support
Dozens  of consultants have turned to Steve for help managing the creative and/or operational aspects of growing and maintaining a practice. Steve also provides them with support for specific projects, whether as a visible or a behind-the-scenes partner.

Assessment tools
Standardized assessments can provide insights that help leaders and teams maximize their management styles and strengths, control their excesses, and recognize their blind spots. When appropriate, Steve administers the following assessments and helps clients put the results to use.

  • The LIFO® Method for Teams and Leadership Development
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Personal Impact Report for Teams and Leadership Development
  • FIRO-B® for Teams and Leadership Development
  • Hogan Assessments (Hogan Personality Inventory®) for Job Fit Evaluation
  • Leadership Practices Inventory® (LPI) 360° Feedback for Leadership Development

What Clients Say

“Steve provides sound counsel, always striking the right balance between the theoretical and the pragmatic. I have benefitted from his insights and judgment through the years and as a result have engaged him to coach other executives at our company.”

Greg Elliot
SVP, Human Resources/Administration at Navistar International Corporation

“He gets me and he really understands my business and the people that I work with.”

Michael Jacoby
Executive Director at Illinois Assoc. of School Business

“Steve has a repertoire of strategies that can be applied to any organization in which trust, collaboration, and commitment are essential for success.”

Patty O’Neill
Retired – Assistant Superintendent at Geneva CUSD 304