As founder and president of Motere Consulting, Dr. Stephen Long applies an educative, rather than rehabilitative, consulting model resulting in an average of 115% financial performance improvement for his clients with a zero failure rate. Through his work with exceptional leaders, champion athletes, fighter pilots, military special operations personnel, top salespeople, high performers and corporate executives, Dr. Long has helped permanently raise productivity from adequate to outstanding. Applying his strategies and techniques, Dr. Long has helped a variety of companies realize a significant increase in performance through management team execution specifically management succession, turnarounds, performance plateaus and change management practices.  
A risk management expert in human capital and a primary source, Dr. Long provides a breakthrough social operating system that immediately enhances an organization’s productivity and efficiency. Dr. Long’s 30 years of experience and expertise has earned him a reputation as one of the world's leading experts in performance psychology. Armed with a legacy of success from a broad array of industries, Dr. Long’s expertise in behavior change, psychometrics and collective belief systems equips client firms with the skills that are neglected by other consulting firms, leaving executives with temporary improvement rather than the long-term success they require. Dr. Long’s strategies provide rapid improvements followed by long-term success.

A leader in practical applications of management team execution, Dr. Long has consulted with 26 championships teams. His athletic clients include college All-American and all-conference athletes, Heisman Trophy finalists and an NFL’s most valuable player. Dr. Long has consulted with several major college football programs as well as the United States Olympic Committee. He applies his Execution IQ™ proprietary method to the business world with equal success.

Identified as one of North America’s top 10 performance enhancement consultants by an independent study conducted at the University of Utah, Dr. Long is a highly sought after speaker by Fortune 500 firms, mid-size companies, sales organizations and non-profits. His articles have appeared in dozens of magazines worldwide read by hundreds of thousands of people.

Dr. Long began his career as a college football coach at the University of Virginia and the University of Delaware. He earned his PhD from the University of Kansas where he was honored as the Most Outstanding Doctoral Student. Dr. Long served as the Performance Enhancement Specialist at the U.S. Air Force Academy where his programs were primary to developing habits of High Performance and Strong Character for the Cadet Wing. In his free time, Dr. Long enjoys fly fishing, competes as a master’s swimmer and is an accomplished marathoner.

Author of the critically acclaimed,
Executive Presence: High Performance Leadership for the 21st Century, Dr. Long demonstrates management team execution relies more on learned, deliberate competence much more than natural ability or intelligence.

Stephen Long, PhD