Steve Broe, DM

Dr. Broe is an executive coach who focuses on personal performance and transformational leadership for mid-career leaders in business and education. He grounds his work on the personal values of freedom, integrity, and creative expression. Well-known as a speaker and a mentor to leaders in Arizona, Steve gives his time frequently to nonprofit organizations.

He is a creative thinker dedicated to personal growth, expanding useful knowledge enjoyed in the context of a humorous disposition. He is currently writing about resonant leadership, a concept that links emotional literacy to human performance and leadership. He believes that resonant leaders begin with an intense understanding of their emotional dynamics and serve others as an authentic leader, capable of energizing their workplace through shared vision and team inspiration.

Steve has over 25 years of management experience in education, real estate, and private asset management. He served as the senior level manager for a multi-state organization with over 120 employees. He opened a charter school organization, won numerous awards for public speaking, and instructed for the University of Phoenix Undergraduate Business and Management program since 2001. He has twice received a Toastmasters International Leadership Excellence award.

Steve earned his doctorate in leadership from the University of Phoenix in 2008 with his study of the leadership experiences of military veterans in Arizona schools. In the process of this research, he proposed a career change model that describes the process of reflection and change experienced by career changers. He has written about the process of adaptation necessary to perform at a high level after moving to a new organizational context. Steve is looking to adapt this model to other career settings.

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