Chris Brady

Chris Brady is a highly influential business leader, accomplished author, international speaker, community builder, man of principle, and Christian.

He co-wrote the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Business Weekly, USA Today, and Money Magazine best seller Launching a Leadership Revolution. In addition to other leadership, business, and community-building books, Chris also authored the leadership book Rascal, which is, just like Chris, notoriously witty, funny, and sparkling with personality. Chris's upcoming book, A Month in Italy: Rediscovering the Art of Vacation to be released in 2012, is already raved about by the critics as "masterful, witty, intelligent, dreamy, and deep, all at the same time."

Adored by readers, followers, and live audiences alike, Chris possesses that rare and natural ability to deeply influence people. His exceptional talents for speaking and authoring rival one another, and along with his critically acclaimed books and speaking, his leadership blog has received considerable praise and several awards. Visit Chris’s blog at www.chrisbrady.com

Chris is listed as one of the World's Top 25 Leadership Gurus and among the Top 100 Authors to Follow on Twitter (). He has spoken to audiences of thousands around the world on principles of leadership development and self-improvement in all aspects of life. Mr. Brady contributes regularly to Networking Times magazine and has been featured in special publications of Success and Success at Home magazines.

Founder of LIFE: As a co-founder of the LIFE business, Chris is deeply convicted in his principles and his commitment to making a difference. In addition to his conviction to conduct his life based on principle-centered leadership and unwavering integrity, he is unwilling to ask of others what he wouldn’t do himself. The co-founders of the LIFE business are dedicated to educating others on demonstrated and proven strategies for lasting, personal growth in each of the 8 main Fs of life: Faith, Family, Friendship, Freedom, Finances, Fitness, Following, and Fun. LIFE fosters the leader-led development of businesses by bringing together four financially successful industries: Home-Based Businesses, Personal Development, Life Coaching, and Community Building.

Books Published: Launching a Leadership Revolution, LIFE, Rascal: Making a Difference by Becoming an Original Character, Leadership and Liberty: Pieces of the Puzzle, Leadership: Tidbits and Treasures, and to be released in 2012, A Month in Italy: Rediscovering the Art of Vacation.

Awards and Achievements: Beyond those mentioned above, Chris has also been recognized with:

Additional Business Endeavors: Chris owns several companies and has been a long-term Director and member of the Policy Council of the Team, a leadership development service provider. He has also served as Director of All Brand Marketing since co-founding the company with Orrin Woodward. However, his main focus is LIFE.

Education: Chris earned his bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Kettering University (formerly GMI) and a master’s in manufacturing systems on a General Motors Fellowship from Carnegie Mellon University. He conducted his master’s thesis at Toyohashi University in Japan.

Family: Married since 1993, Chris is a devoted family man to his wife Terri and their four children. Chris and his family live in both North Carolina and Florida.

Charitable Focus: Chris is deeply committed to sharing the truth about Jesus Christ and is a strong supporter of charitable donations for mission trips and assistance for less fortunate children and widows. Chris contributes a matching donation equal to 100% of all the advances and royalties he receives for his book Launching a Leadership Revolution to All Grace Outreach (www.allgraceoutreach.com) in Flint, Michigan, where he also serves as a Board Member.

Hobbies and Points of Interests: He is an avid motorized adventurer, pilot, world traveler, community builder, soccer fan, humorist, and historian. He also has one of the world's most unique resumes including: experience with a live bug in his ear, walking through a paned-glass window, chickening out from the high dive in elementary school, destroying the class ant farm in third grade, losing a spelling bee on the word "use," jack-hammering his foot, and, more recently, sinking his snowmobile in a lake.

Favorite Places to Visit: As an avid world traveler, Mr. Brady likes to go almost anywhere and has visited and enjoyed over thirty countries. However, he closely relates with the Verdi quote, “You may have the universe if I may have Italy.”

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