Who Are We?
With 25+ years leading and coaching software development organizations focused on process, I now believe that to reach our full potential we must raise our leadership ability. To achieve this goal I am an Executive Director with the John Maxwell Team, a Certified Leadership Coach, Speaker and Teacher as well as the founder of The Leaders Factor, LLC.
Leadership Coaching, Speaking and Teaching
- Leaders Factor Coaching and Leadership Programs
- Leaders Mentorship Community – Founder / Mentor
- John Maxwell Leadership Programs
- Christian Simpson Coaching Programs
Enterprise Agile Coaching, SPC, CSM, CSP
- Agile Coaching, SPC, CSM, CSP (20+ years)
- Transformation Coach
- Agile Coaches Mentorship Community – Founder / Mentor
- Scrum Master Mentorship Community – Founder / Mentor
I am blessed to have experienced tremendous guidance from various mentors throughout my life.
Would you like to meet my Mentors?
Coaches, Instructors, Affiliates and Mentors
The biggest gap we face in any transformation is leadership. It’s not that leadership isn’t bought in, or that leadership doesn’t have the intent to change, but too often, leadership doesn’t have the tools or skills to achieve the outcomes they desire.
- Agile Coach, SPC
- John Maxwell Certified Coach, Speaker and Teacher
- ICAgile Instructor
- Certified Facilitator
Leaders Factor, LLC
- Content Creator
Able to say what needs to be said…
Thomas knows agile and scrum inside and out. He has a great bedside manner with people to help bring them along through a very difficult, but ultimately rewarding journey. One of his best qualities is the ability to simply say … ...more "Able to say what needs to be said…"
Agile Coach, SPC, CSM, PMP
It is refreshing to work with people who are always willing collaborate and who have a positive outlook on challenges. I had the pleasure of working with Thomas during an agile transformation at Cigna. Thomas is always approachable and willing … ...more "Positive Outlook"
Excellent Agile Mindset
I appreciated the Agile mindset and team focused language that Thomas brought to the table. He has a wealth of practical experience which he focused quite effectively to his Agile coaching
Agile Coach, SPC, PMP
Over the past several months I’ve been fortunate to work with The Leaders Factor, and have benefited greatly from his insights. Thomas is a fantastic coach and has deep knowledge and passion for leadership ability and the Agile mindset and … ...more "Fantastic Coaching"
Director IT Product Mangement
Powerful presentation on elevating one’s leadership ability. Kudos to Thomas Bookhamer for covering leadership truths in a short timeframe. Kudos as well to The Eliassen Group for putting together a successful meet-up. Looking forward to future events!
IT Project Manager
Excellent Leadership Coach!
Over the past several years I’ve been fortunate to work with Thomas, and have benefited greatly from his insights. Thomas is a fantastic coach and has deep knowledge and passion for aligning Leadership Ability and Process Frameworks.
ORB New Media
I worked with Thomas on a complex SAFe Adoption. We were two of about 15 coaches. Thomas stood out amongst the other coaches as a strong leader and change agent.
Delivery Manager - Agile Transformation
"When you depend on process / policy to manage or grow your organization you achieve the potential of the process"
"When you depend on leadership ability to grow or lead your organization you achieve the potential of the people"
"Raising your leadership ability will provide you both greater influence and increased effectiveness"