Chalmers Brothers is a best-selling author, certified personal / executive coach, consultant, seminar leader and speaker. 36-year career focused on leadership development, workplace culture, productivity and accountability, teamwork and clarity in communication, emotional intelligence, trust- and relationship-building.
His books, Language and the Pursuit of Happiness and Language and the Pursuit of Leadership Excellence have been adopted by the leadership/coaching programs at places such as, Georgetown University, George Mason University, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Newfield Network (U.S., Europe, Asia), NASA/Goddard Space Center, and many others.
What does it mean to be an authentic leader? 0:00
The importance of being authentic in a changing world.
How to get feedback on your work. 8:19
Getting the feedback to break through the fear.
Leadership has gone from command and control to inspire and enroll. 12:50
We’re always at choice. 17:21
The benefits of taking responsibility for one's own self-awareness.
The good and bad news.
What is polarity thinking and why is it important? 23:26
Emotional Intelligence and Culture. 27:56
The two dimensions of organizational performance, execution and culture.
Culture eats strategy for breakfast.
What do you think about the five day work week? 33:47
The four day work week vs the 40 hour work week.
Generative actions leaders need to take to get results. 38:44
Creating a space for innovation.
Language is an action, not just talk.
Organizations are human beings coordinating action.