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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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...
Significant Service

Significant Service

Do you work in a productive, inspiring workplace? Or is your organization’s culture primarily frustrating and dull? Tiny HR’s  2015 Engagement and Culture Report revealed that only 31 percent of employees feel strongly valued at work. While that is better than the 21%...
How to Handle Mean People

How to Handle Mean People

You don’t have to look far to find mean people. Back in the 60’s, when I lived in a Long Beach, CA neighborhood, there was an older gentleman who lived on our street.  There were fifty 8-to-12-year-olds on that street, so you can imagine that there was much play in...
Change Isn’t Easy

Change Isn’t Easy

Let’s change something! How fun! (Sarcasm font.) How do you react to change? Many people don’t like it. They don’t welcome it, at least not at the start. I’ve had to adapt to change physically. I have CMT, a neurologic disease that causes calf atrophy, foot drop, and...
Stop Bullying: Stand Up and Show Up

Stop Bullying: Stand Up and Show Up

Bella, a fifth grader fighting a life-threatening blood disorder, was paired with the Denver University Division 1 women’s volleyball team as part of Team Impact.  She was given a locker and helped out at practices. Because of her illness, she has to wear...
Work Where the Human Spirit Goes to Die

Work Where the Human Spirit Goes to Die

What’s your work environment like? Inspiring? Frustrating? Dull? Engaging? Is the only metric that matters “employee productivity?” Studies have shown workplaces are often dismal places to be for us humans. 24/7 Wall Street identified 2016’s worst companies to work...
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