The New York Times Bestselling Author of FIRST, BREAK ALL THE RULES (with Marcus Buckingham) and just released CULTURE EATS STRATEGY FOR LUNCH (with Dr. Kathie Sorensen). As consultant to Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 organizations, MBA and Executive Fellow, Daniels School of Business at the University of Denver. Curt Coffman has invested 30+ years in the science of the human side of organizations.
Formerly the Global Practice Leader for employee and customer engagement at the Gallup Organization for 22 years, Mr. Coffman is Senior Partner and Chief Science Officer of The Coffman Organization. Mr. Coffman has studied literally hundreds of organizations, and millions of employees and customers. His mission is to help organizations, their executives, leaders and associates create more engaging and productive workplaces to secure the loyalty and growth of their customers.
His work launched a new era in employee engagement and management development with First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers do Differently - one of the best selling management books of all times. He followed that up with another bestselling book, Follow This Path: How the World's Greatest Organizations Drive Growth by Unleashing Human Potential. Now his third book, Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch: The Secret of Extraordinary Results - introduces a new focus on high performing cultures, where you just can't wait to come to work.
An international figure in the world of management and engagement, Mr. Coffman's work has been translated in over 40 different languages. His research and writings have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Chief Executive magazine, CIO Magazine, The Economist, Fast Company, Fortune, the Harvard Management Update, Inc. magazine, the International Journal of Management Reviews, Microsoft Executive Circle, The New York Times, USA Today, and the Washington Post, and a host of other management journals.
His research and consulting insights help organizations measure and manage workplace and customer conditions that show linkage to business outcomes.
An insightful and completely engaging speaker, Mr. Coffman has presented to thousands of groups on the topic of creating great places to work and its impact on individuals, families, organizational growth and creating engaged customers.
Mr. Coffman has been married for over 27 years, to his talented wife, Tammy. The Coffman's reside in Denver Colorado and Lake Las Vegas, NV and are the proud parents of daughters, Katie and Claire, a son, Clayton and new son-in-law, Geoff.