About

Hi, I'm Chris and

I am dedicated to working with business leaders to achieve better business outcomes.

By executing an effective talent strategy focused on the development of individual and team effectiveness, innovation, and productive conflict management, I help my clients align their workplace culture and employee experience with their business objectives.

  • Agriculture
  • Consumer Products
  • Financial Services
  • Information
  • Publishing
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Talent Management Strategy and Analytics
  • Performance Management
  • Training Delivery
  • Succession Planning
  • Innovation Management
  • Executive Assessment and Coaching
  • Team Facilitation
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Onboarding
  • Employee Engagement
  • Change Management
  • Organization Culture
  • Ethics
  • Corporate Communications
  • Two expatriate assignments (London & Frankfurt)
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man skiing at keller glade

The "Glade" in Keller Glade

A glade is a clearing, opening or meadow area in a forest. When you ski or snowboard on a mountain trail through a glade, it’s important (and safe!) to look past the trees to the open space or gladed areas.

The concept of a glade serves as a metaphor for seeing clearly through to open spaces. It can also relate to being open to the possibilities of seeing our way through to different or new solutions. The thick trees of a forest represent clutter and can be anything we are working on that’s bogging us down. Sometimes we have a hard time getting to a more compelling strategy for our business, a more innovative solution, or a better relationship with an individual or team.

Working with a consultant or coach, or learning something new in a training program helps us to see beyond the trees that currently surround us, and helps us to become more open to the possibilities.

Core Values

Business Outcome Orientation

Trust

Enthusiasm

Challenge

Servant Leadership

Belief in Client Success

Serious clients continually strive to align their organization and people to achieve results. From a talent management and development standpoint, experience is the new product and time is the new cost.

What clients care most about in the consultants they hire is the quality of instruction and guidance they receive, and how immediately a consulting engagement or learning experience produces results. These outcomes are fundamentally driven by the degree of relevant experience and empathy demonstrated by the consultant to your business challenges. And the ability to connect on an authentic and straightforward level with dedication to your success.

This is what you get when you work with me and with my affiliates and partners who share my values.