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Curtis L. Odom, Ed.D.

Dr. Odom is Managing Director of Stuck On Start Coaching.
Stuck On Start Coaching is a boutique career coaching firm providing clients with customized offerings that equip their leaders to effectively manage and lead a multigenerational, diverse workforce.

Curtis is also Principal and Managing Partner of Prescient Strategists, a Boston-based, management consulting practice to Fortune 100 companies, colleges, and universities focused on developing and delivering change management, organizational culture, executive coaching, and leadership development solutions to clients during mergers and acquisitions, and strategic business transformation initiatives.

Curtis has built an impressive career having spent 20 years as an internationally acclaimed business leader, entrepreneur, consultant, practitioner, researcher, best-selling author, executive coach, and Executive Professor of Management at the Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School Of Business in Boston. This experience is preceded by a 10-year active duty military career serving proudly in the United States Navy.

As a testament to his professional brand, in 2019 Curtis was honored internationally as the Post-Merger Integration Advisor of The Year (USA) for the fourth straight year by Corporate LiveWire. Local to Boston, Curtis was also awarded the high distinction of being selected as a member of the Boston Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 class for 2010.

Curtis is the author of three best-selling books, Mind The Gap: Getting Business Results in Multigenerational Organizations, Generation X Approved: Top 20 Keys to Effective Leadership as well as the wildly successful Stuck in the Middle: A Generation X View of Talent Management. His new book, From Campus to Corner Office: How Co-Ops and Internships Will Help You Win in the Workplace, is his fourth published offering.

Curtis’ articles, interviews, blog postings, and excerpts from his published books have been featured online in Entrepreneur, Inc., Today.com, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, CNBC, Ebony, The Globe and Mail, Training Magazine, and in numerous other print and online publications.


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