Dr. Steven B. Wolff is a seasoned executive coach who specializes in helping leaders and teams transform their culture to create an emotionally intelligent workplace. With over 25 years of research and experience in team culture, he has a deep understanding of what it takes to help executives build successful, high-performing teams. His expertise in emotional intelligence and team dynamics, combined with his experience managing engineering teams, provides him with a unique perspective on how to build a culture where employees are highly engaged, innovative, and productive while reducing burnout.
Dr. Wolff co-developed the theory of Team Emotional Intelligence with Vanessa Druskat and has advanced this framework by incorporating Agile principles to create the Inspired Teams™ framework. This approach not only improves collaboration but also accelerates value creation. His work has been published in prestigious journals such as the Harvard Business Review. Prior to becoming an independent researcher, Dr. Wolff worked at Hay Group where he assisted Richard Boyatzis and Daniel Goleman on the development of the Emotional and Social Competence Inventory (ESCI). As a result, Dr. Wolff has the knowledge and experience to help leaders focus on the most important values that build an emotionally intelligent culture and the skills to lead the way.