Chris Edmonds

About Chris Edmonds

S. Chris Edmonds is the founder and CEO of the Purposeful Culture Group, which he launched after a 15-year career leading and managing teams. Since 1995, he has also served as a senior consultant with the Ken Blanchard Companies. Chris has delivered over 200 keynote speeches to audiences as large as 5,000, and guided his clients to consistently boost customer satisfaction and employee engagement by 40 percent and profits by 30 percent. He is the author or co-author of seven books, including “Leading At A Higher Level” with Ken Blanchard. His latest book, "The Culture Engine: A Framework for Driving Results, Inspiring Your Employees, and Transforming Your Workplace" (John Wiley & Sons, Sept. 2014) guides leaders to create workplace inspiration with an organizational constitution.

Website: http://drivingresultsthroughculture.com/

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The Concept of Perfection – Core Beliefs Matter

The Concept of Perfection – Core Beliefs Matter

The concept of perfection is a powerful tool to help leaders assess their organization’s culture. This concept comes from the executive coaching world. The concept of perfection doesn’t mean things are “excellent.” It means that the things around us – how we behave, how people behave, etc. – happen the way they do because we have created – and live in – a “perfect system.”

A Choice of Gratitude

A Choice of Gratitude

I’m blessed to have had many people in my life who demonstrated the benefits of simply being nice. I’m able to interact with and learn from, some of the nicest people on the planet, including my wife, Diane, Ken Blanchard, and others. I’ve learned the science of positive psychology and well being from the wonderful Lisa Zigarmi.

Shared Values and Common Goals

Shared Values and Common Goals

A leader’s job is to get things done through others. In order to make sure this is happening, organizations carefully monitor all sorts of data–production, sales, profits, market share, deadlines–and more.

Character Matters

Character Matters

The military has a feedback approach as part of an upgrade of training and development programs for generals, admirals, members of their security detail, executive staff and even spouses.

Get Yourself Together

Get Yourself Together

Get Yourself Together CHRIS EDMONDS Chris Edmonds is the founder and CEO of the Purposeful Culture Group, which he launched after a 15-year career leading and managing teams. What state do you think has ranked highest for well-being multiple times? If you guessed...
Clear Purpose Leads to Meaningful Action

Clear Purpose Leads to Meaningful Action

Clear Purpose Leads to Meaningful Action CHRIS EDMONDS CEO, Purposeful Culture Group If I were to ask your front line staff, “What is your organization’s reason for being?” what would they tell me? There’s one way to find out. Ask them. Many frontline staff I have...
The Word is Culture

The Word is Culture

Back in January 2015, Merriam-Webster selected “culture” as their word of the year for 2014.  Our of more than 100 million queries on their website each month and a similar number on the company’s app, “culture” increased by 15 percent increase this...
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