Leadership Worth Following
Changing Leadership | Changing the World 


Leadership Worth Following specializes in leadership development consulting, assessment, and talent strategies that deliver results. Founded in Irving, Texas, in 2004 by A. Dale Thompson, Ph.D., the current SCP president, LWF continues to hone its capabilities and expertise through research and real-world experience with varied organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to small nonprofits.

At LWF, we know an organization’s leaders make the vital difference. We are passionate about sharing our vision for changing leadership and changing the world.

For more information about LWF, please visit our website


  • Executive Assessment. Discover potential and guide planning
  • Leadership Succession Planning. Build talent bench and foster continuity
  • Executive Coaching. Accelerate effectiveness and enhance impact
  • Leadership Development Programs. Speed development and hone skills
  • Leadership Assessment Tools & Products. Maximize impact through scalable, customized resources 


In launching its proprietary assessment tool in 2018, the DRiV, LWF expanded its capabilities by helping organizations discover what drives and drains their leaders, teams, and cultures. For more information, please visit the DRiV website


LWF’s Diamond sponsorship supports the SCP/SPIM mission of expanding knowledge and influence to “Lead the Way” in improving the workplace through research, evaluation, education, and training.


At the conference, LWF is presenting a concurrent “tools of the trade” session titled “Driven Consulting: Using the DRiV™ in your Leadership and Team Coaching”. The three co-presenters will be Chris Coultas, Ph.D., Russell J. Barcelona, Ph.D.; and Justin Long, Ph.D. The session will include:

  • Explanation of DRiV assessment tool
  • Case study of DRiV – individual level
  • Case study of DRiV – team level

Please join us on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 3:30-5:00 p.m.