Meet the SSCA Team
Bradford F. Spencer, Ph.D.
Thomas M. Shenk
Jeff Miller, Ph.D.
Frequently Asked Questions
What We Do
Culture & Fit
Motivating Achievement (LPMA)
Motivating Change (LPMC)
Motivating Dialogue (LPMD)
Motivated Explorer (LPME)
Superior Followership (LPSF)
The Business of Shared Leadership (BSL)
News and leadership insights
Culture & Motivation: Core vs. Context
Keeping a highly-stimulated and involved workforce when they are not directly involved in the core business becomes increasingly difficult. The more obvious the tie between the activities and the outcomes,…
How to Recognize Culture & Climate Issues Early
Recognize and prevent undesirable behaviors and practices from becoming organization-wide Climate and Culture issues.
The Experience of Organization Climate
Performance-related rewards, including more praise than criticism related to a specific job well done will, over time, have a more dramatic impact on productivity than throwing more money at the…
Psychological needs are similar to physiological needs in the sense that if we don’t get them met positively, we will get them met negatively because it's better than nothing.
The Magic of a Coach
The magic of a coach lies in their talent for earning respect and leveraging it to provide high-impact feedback that unleashes others’ potential.”
The 5-Part Feedback Contract
It's important to manage our feedback processes to maximize opportunity while minimizing risk. If you apply these concepts to your feedback, you will be well on your way toward enhanced…
The 5 Principles of Feedback
By recognizing its sensitive dynamic, we can make optimal use of the instructive elements of feedback while minimizing unintended repercussions.
Leveraging Perspective, Changing Behavior, & Getting Results
Without realizing it, we can become locked into patterns of behavior that just aren’t working. How can we get the results we want?
The 9 Skills Successful Leaders Develop
While leaders may have their own unique personalities and strengths, they share some common traits when they’re successful at guiding their organizations and motivating their teams.
Invite Your Employees to Bring their Best Selves
What would happen if you gave your team the chance to try without fear?