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S. Chris Edmonds    

Speaker, Author & Executive Consultant

S Chris Edmonds is the founder and CEO of the Purposeful Culture Group.

After a 15-year career leading and managing teams, Chris began his consulting company in 1990. Since 1995, he has also served as a senior consultant with the Ken Blanchard Companies.

Over the years Chris has worked for clients in industries including automotive, banking and financial services, government, hospitality, insurance, manufacturing, non-profit, retail, sales, pharmaceutical, software, and technology.

Chris has helped clients consistently boost customer satisfaction and employee engagement by 40 percent each and results and profits by 35 percent.

Chris is the author or co-author of seven books, including two Amazon best sellers – his latest book, The Culture Engine, and Leading At A Higher Level with Ken Blanchard.

Chris has delivered over 5,000 presentations to rave reviews from audiences as large as 5,000.

Chris is one of Inc. magazine’s “Top 100 Leadership Speakers,” Recruiter.com’s “10 Corporate Culture Experts You Need to Pay Attention To,” and Richtopia’s “Top 200 Influential Authors."

He received his master’s degree from the University of San Francisco in Human Resource and Organizational Development. He is a professional member of the National Speakers Association.

Chris is an accomplished musician and performer. He provides guitars, banjo, mandolin, and vocals for Graystone Records recording artist, the Brian Raine band. Two singles from the band’s 2009 debut album made the Billboard country charts.

Speech Topics


Chris speaks on a variety of culture, leadership, work place inspiration, and positivity at work topics. Some of his most popular topics include:

Positivity at Work

How the five pillars of well-being can change your outlook for GOOD. Chris’ #Positivity At Work tweet book is a terrific value-added resource for attendees.

Driving Results Through Culture

Learn the secrets of high performance, values-aligned companies like WD-40 and Zappos. Chris’ #Corporate Culture tweet book is a terrific value-added resource for attendees.

Be a GREAT Boss

Understand the five proven practices of GREAT bosses and put them to work for you – and your team – today. Chris’#GREATBosses tweet book is a terrific value-added resource for attendees.

Live Well, Serve Well, Lead Well

Learn how to build a foundation of positive personal well-being, then serve others well. That earns you the opportunity to lead others well.

What’s Your Leadership Philosophy?

Formalize your values-aligned commitment to inspiring consistent high performance and positive relationships, every day.

Servant Leadership In Action

Learn how effective, inspiring leaders act daily to serve others – not to serve themselves.

Chris can tailor his topic to your company brand, audience requirements, and/or event theme.

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