Douglas Reid is the Founder of Douglas Reid—Thinking Partners, an organizational development group that specializes in leadership, collaboration, innovation, and change leadership. Above all else, Doug helps individuals and groups to think differently about their particular situation—to gain a new perspective and understanding. As an Executive Coach and Master Facilitator, Doug applies his talents and experience to individual and group development and transformation. Doug is a seasoned specialist in the field of organizational creativity, innovation, strategic thinking and leadership and has worked throughout North America, Europe, and Asia in many different industries.
Doug’s ability to establish rapport with individuals and groups very quickly rests on his strong interpersonal skills, personality, and quick wit. Doug exhibits a keen ability to listen and clarify and make sure that meaningful communication is occurring. He is skilled at asking the right questions and adept at clarifying and understanding the true needs of his clients.
Prior to starting his own business, 25 years ago, Doug enjoyed a career in Human Resources and Organizational Development for a large multi-national information systems company. This experience has contributed greatly to Doug’s success, as he was able to experience the challenges of a complex organization first-hand. He received an MS in Creativity, Innovation, and Change Leadership from Buffalo State College, where he is also on the adjunct faculty.