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About Chris Ihrig

Author, Speaker, and Change Agent. Chris leads a dynamic team of passionate change agents who are dedicated to partnering with organizational executives to create cultures that inspire, engage and ignite the best in people. Our work is dedicated to harnessing the power of culture to equip leaders, build amazing teams and align operation practices to delighting the customer and drive breakthrough results. Visit Chris' Full Profile Here

The Key to Improving Employee Engagement in the Modern Workplace

2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

“You know, my people don’t seem to be as excited about this business as I am. The work ethic just doesn’t seem to be there anymore.” For decades I’ve heard these words, or something very similar...

The Key to Improving Employee Engagement in the Modern Workplace2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Public Leaders Make (And How Not To Make Them)

2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

The biggest mistakes public leaders make start with the Hope and Wonder Program. All of the big mistakes ultimately fall into this basket.  Leaders say, “I hope this works,” when they launch an initiative. When it fails they say, “I wonder why it didn’t.” The best way to avoid the Hope and Wonder Program is [...]

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Public Leaders Make (And How Not To Make Them)2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

Navigating the Challenges of Being a Leader in 2020

2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

Being a leader means accepting and confronting challenges. Regardless of their origins, what matters most is how you respond to them. The coronavirus pandemic challenges all of us. Simply knowing that the pandemic exists doesn’t help business leaders know what consequences they’ll face in the workplace. But, knowing the everyday challenges that have been with [...]

Navigating the Challenges of Being a Leader in 20202021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

How to Lead When the Future Is Unclear

2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

When kids are just learning to play sports, there often comes a moment when they totally freeze because they simply don’t know what to do. It’s at that moment you hear a coach yell “Run!,” “Get the ball!,” or “Just tackle someone!”  The point is, it often doesn’t matter what they do, as long as [...]

How to Lead When the Future Is Unclear2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

The Key to Helping Employees Go Above and Beyond

2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

“... My only real motivation is not to be hassled. That and the fear of losing my job. But you know, Bob, that will only make someone work just hard enough not to get fired.” — Peter Gibbons, Office Space An executive assistant was noticed because of her excellent abilities in math and organization. She [...]

The Key to Helping Employees Go Above and Beyond2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

8 Positive Practices We’ll Keep After COVID

2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

For years, many industries, especially tech firms, have experimented with remote work practices for their employees. Yet, despite the potential benefits (including reduced office space costs and a better work-life balance for employees), many businesses lagged behind. They simply weren’t ready to do things differently. Then the pandemic hit and everything changed. COVID-19 forced every [...]

8 Positive Practices We’ll Keep After COVID2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

Tips for Rebuilding Culture After a Crisis

2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

“This is a go-to-the-pressure moment. People have had their faith shaken intentionally or unintentionally.” — Tim Yeomans, Executive Vice President at FiredUp! Culture COVID-19 has had a profound impact on nearly every aspect of our lives, including how we run our businesses. As business owners, we’ve already gone through a lot, but the challenges aren’t [...]

Tips for Rebuilding Culture After a Crisis2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

The Key to Maintaining Positive Company Culture

2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

Creating and maintaining a positive company culture is vital to the success of any organization. It is the launchpad for all other metrics of success, including innovation, creativity, organization, efficiency, and retention. Despite its value, many organizations fail to create a positive company culture either because they do not understand it or aren’t willing to [...]

The Key to Maintaining Positive Company Culture2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

How to Stop the Negative Impact of Bad Leaders

2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

The Boeing 737 Max was intended to be a new gold standard for modern jet travel. It promised to be more efficient, have a longer range, and become as ubiquitous as previous iterations of Boeing’s classic 737 design. But, there was a problem. Under the leadership of then CEO, Dennis Mullenberg, corners were cut in [...]

How to Stop the Negative Impact of Bad Leaders2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

New Resource: The Innovative Leader’s Guide To Transforming Company Culture…Starting With Yourself

2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

We’re thrilled to release a new resource: The Innovative Leader’s Guide To Transforming Company Culture...Starting With Yourself. Inside, you’ll find a comprehensive workbook designed to guide you toward honing your leadership skills and cultivating an incredible work culture within your organization.  We created this resource because we believe success happens when you place exceptional team [...]

New Resource: The Innovative Leader’s Guide To Transforming Company Culture…Starting With Yourself2021-02-12T18:58:48+00:00

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