Dr. Gordon Curphy Curphy Leadership Solutions, USA1 Series
Gordy Curphy helps C-suite, business unit, and functional leaders develop business strategies; implement major change initiatives; hire, develop, and promote leadership talent; and build high performing teams.... read more
Taking a science-practitioner approach to leadership, Gordy has spent the past 30 years researching, teaching, practicing, and providing consulting advice on leadership. He has written 19 books on leadership and teams and is the co-author of Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience (8th Ed.). To date, over 450 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, Europe, India, and China have adopted this number one selling textbook. In 2012 he published The Rocket Model: Practical Advice for Building High Performing Teams, a book intended to help leaders transform direct reports into cohesive, goal-oriented teams.
As a practitioner, Gordy has held numerous leadership positions in the United States Air Force, United States Air Force Academy, Center for Creative Leadership, Blandin Foundation, and Korn/Ferry International. In addition to running his own business since 2002, Gordy has led start-ups, turn-arounds, major organizational change initiatives, and rapid growth companies. As a consultant, he has done over 1,000 executive assessments, worked with over 200 teams, and designed and delivered hundreds of executive coaching and leadership development programs to global clients.