Consultant Bio

Dr. Dick Daniels

Dr. Dick Daniels


Dick offers clients more than 19 years of C-Suite leadership development consulting. He is an ICF Certified Executive Coach. As an organizational development strategist, he knows how to build on mission, vision, and values to address strategy, structure, and staffing. As an executive coach, graduate school educator, and a nationally awarded author, he is a proven resource to shape a results-focused leadership culture aligned with the business outcomes and values that uniquely profile each organization.

Dr. Daniels led a CEO Roundtable in Minneapolis for four years before founding The Leadership Development Group in 2008. He hosts the Linkedin group of 26,000 global leadership practitioners: The Leadership Development Group. He has completed executive coach training with three national coaching organizations where he delivered six to 18-month coaching engagements. Dick is also an adjunct professor in master's and doctoral level degree programs in organizational leadership. His book, Leadership Briefs: Shaping Organizational Culture to Stretch Leadership Capacity, won two national book awards. He also has a chapter, Leadership Musings, in the 2018 Building Bridges series from the International Leadership Association: Leadership and Power in International Development: Navigating the Intersections of Gender, Context, and Sustainability. This volume was awarded the 2019 R. Wayne Pace Human Resource Development Book of the Year by the Academy of Human Resource Development.

Dr. Daniels graduate work focused on adult development. He is certified and/or experienced in several assessment tools and leadership processes including: Hogan, DiSC, StrengthsFinder, EQ, Five Dysfunctions of a Team, and Creating Leadership Development Programs (ATD). He also completed the Association for Talent Development's certification for Group Facilitation Skills (2019). Dick is a frequent presenter and panelist at national conferences on leadership and organizational development.

StrengthsFinder: Futuristic, Strategic, Maximizer, Activator, and Includer
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: ENTJ

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