Craig brings over 20 years of classroom experience working with managers and executives from across a wide variety of industries including financial services, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing. He is an expert in using behavioral-based assessments to help individuals strengthen their self-awareness and increase their effectiveness in leadership roles. While at CCL Craig has delivered open-enrollment and custom programs in 21 countries.
Originally trained as a biologist, Craig worked in technical positions with National Starch and Chemical Company and SCM Corporation. Since joining CCL he has served as a leadership solutions facilitator and portfolio manager where he managed CCL’s assessment business. During the 2001-2002 academic year he was on sabbatical from CCL and served as Visiting Professor of Leadership Studies at Wake Forest University. He holds a bachelor’s degree from MacMurray College and a master’s degree from the University of Vermont.
Research and Writing
Craig has written and presented extensively on the subjects of leadership, executive derailment, and 360-degree assessment. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fast Company, and the Harvard Business Review. He is the lead author on the newest book from CCL Press entitled The Toxic Boss Survival Guide; Managing the Wilderness At Work (Released in March 2018). He is also co-author or chapter contributor for the following books:
- The ASTD Leadership Handbook (Berrett-Koehler, 2010)
- The Talent Management Handbook (McGraw-Hill, 2010)
- The Perils of Accentuating the Positive (Hogan Press, 2009)
- Leveraging the Impact of 360-Degree Feedback (Pfeiffer, 2008)
- The Handbook of Leadership Development (Jossey-Bass, 2004)
- Keeping Your Career On Track (CCL Press, 2002)