ABOUT ME

Passionate About Inspiring Others

Over 20 years of experience in the areas of:

  • Strategic planning

  • Executive team cohesion

  • Meeting design and facilitation

  • Leadership development

  • Team development

  • Curriculum design

  • Manager coaching

  • Client service training

  • Emotional intelligence training

Certifications
  • MBTI Certified

  • Authorized Partner: The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

  • Authorized Partner: Everything DiSC

  • Korn Ferry’s (PDI) Profilor® Profilor 360

  • Center for Creative Leadership’s 360 feedback tool (Benchmarks®)

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Noted by clients for his engaging facilitation style, Chris combines energy and discernment to facilitate manager and leadership development workshops, focus groups and any gathering where a group of people needs to get from point A to point B. He has partnered with clients having business needs varying from preparing managers to drive change or facilitating the changes to a continuous improvement culture — to partnering with Talent Managers on strategic planning and helping to execute those plans across the organization. From the executive team through the IS and HR teams to the operations staff, his holistic approach taps into individual and organizational potential for higher levels of problem-solving, collaboration, and personal initiative — increasing productivity and raising morale and engagement scores. 

With expertise in the areas of leadership development, organizational change and adult learning, this consultant designs and facilitates events to bring about lasting learning and continued change. He is certified in the Center for Creative Leadership’s 360o feedback tool (Benchmarks®) as well as Korn Ferry’s (PDI) Profilor®. He is a qualified interpreter of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator ™ (MBTI), and facilitator of Wiley’s Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™, Covey’s Speed of Trust™ and related leadership, teaming, and empowerment programs. Additionally, he develops custom programs based on client needs in the areas of one-on-one leadership coaching, team building, conflict management, empowerment, creating a shared vision and change management. 

He worked many years in financial services and also has experience in industrial services as well as hospitality. He was the lone change consultant on a $23MM project and designed a one-day workshop that resulted in a unanimous team decision that had slowed the project team for over 3 weeks. He drove engagement scores up by 9 percentage points in 6 months by designing a multi-pronged approach to management development and employee resource awareness campaigns. He designed, developed and co-facilitated five annual Leadership Conferences and was a lead change agent on 
business-wide “client first” initiative for over 5,000 employees across the globe. 

 

Contact US TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR TEAMS

1900 E. Golf Road, Ste 950
Schaumburg, IL  60173

Tel: 847-224-8199

Chris@glasslakeconsulting.com

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