Tom Stevens

Professional Summary

Tom Stevens is a seasoned leadership advisor, executive coach, master facilitator, and professional speaker. Founder of Think Leadership Ideas, Tom brings executives, business owners, and knowledge professionals the leadership insight and know-how to create and sustain exceptional organizations. Tom’s clients have included universities and colleges, global corporations, professional practices, hospitals, trade associations, chambers of commerce, entrepreneurial businesses owners, and enterprising non-profits. Tom’s in-depth understanding of the interface between individual and organizational dynamics guides his talent for helping professionals accelerate leadership development, culture and behavior change, and organizational innovation.

Tom is the author of the Essential Leadership Ideas series, creator of the 7 Ideas Coach podcast series on Apple iTunes, and is publisher of THINK!, a monthly on-line collection of leadership articles with subscribers around the world. His articles have appeared in Business Leader and Women’s Edge magazines, and are regularly reprinted in other business publications. Practicing the leadership insight and values he promotes in his consulting practice, Tom is serving his third term as Mayor of Hillsborough, NC, a town that’s becoming a showcase for what’s right about small town America.


BA, UNC-Chapel Hill

MSW, UNC-Chapel Hill

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