Dr. W. Craig Gilliam has served as a coach, educator, trainer, organizational consultant and facilitator for over 20 years. He is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and currently is the founder, owner and director of Gilliam & Associates, LLC ( read more on G&A’s site at www.wcraiggilliam.com ). His current place of residence is Shreveport, Louisiana.
Through the years, Craig has worked with and coached executives, leaders and managers of various business organizations (For-Profit and Not-For-Profit), including institutions of higher education, government agencies, health care, work teams, etc. In addition, he coaches pastors and leaders of various faith traditions across the United States and walked with congregations.
As a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, Craig is committed to helping individual clients, both in their workplaces and/or personal lives, to identify, understand and leverage their strengths to empower their lives and to help them succeed in reaching their goals.
He is committed to helping leaders cultivate strengths-based, engaged cultures for high performance, positive productivity and a deeper quality of life. His work with individuals, leaders and organizations is not a cookie-cutter approach, but considers the unique, nuanced needs and desired outcomes of the specific client.
In addition to Gallup's strengths coaching, consulting and engagement, his work also includes: leadership development (coaching and training), group facilitation (practice and training), and conflict transformation (practice and training) with teams, businesses, communities and congregations.
Craig's dissertation was on the effects of anxiety and conflict in organizational life. His passions include family (beautiful wife of 33+ years and two adult sons of whom he is very proud), exercise, poetry and martial arts. He is a 4th degree black belt in traditional Japanese Karate.
To live fully is our call.
On this grand adventure,
our mere being here
says that we are invited...
(The Invitation by w. craig gilliam)