Chris Brady is a highly influential business leader,
accomplished author, international speaker, community builder, man of principle,
He co-wrote the NY Times bestseller Launching a Leadership Revolution.
to other leadership, business, and community-building books, Chris also authored
the leadership book Rascal, which is, just like Chris, notoriously witty,
and sparkling with personality. Chris's latest book, A Month in Italy: Rediscovering
the Art of Vacation was released in 2012, and has been raved about by the
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 (@RascalTweets). 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
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
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