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S. Chris Edmonds

S. Chris Edmonds is a speaker, author and executive consultant with The Purposeful Culture Group, where he is founder and CEO. He has authored or co-authored seven books, including "The Culture Engine.” His next book, "Good Comes First,” is available for preorder now. It will publish on Sept. 28, 2021. His videos, posts and podcasts are available at Follow Edmonds on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Apple Podcasts.

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Our integrity is fragile. It’s only as good as every kept promise. Do what you say you will do, every day -- with colleagues, neighbors, family, and strangers.

Employees want to be treated with respect, and yet this occurs far too infrequently. How can we change this state of affairs?

What can an out-of-tune mandolin at a band concert tell us about the quality of our work environment and the degree of trust between and among team members?

What is your leadership philosophy? If you can't answer that, now's the time to craft one.


How your team members feel about their jobs, their leaders, their company and their customers drives their behaviors.

Few employees get enough praise and encouragement. Here's how to change that.

Results are a good thing, but delivering promised results is only half the leader’s job.

“You can’t leave your team culture to chance. Culture and values are too important to the business."

SMART goals
SMART goals

Simple steps that can improve day-to-day project management, accountability and results.

What motivated employees 20 or 30 years ago doesn’t inspire today’s millennial workers. Attracting and retaining talented employees requires creativity, experimentation with benefits and work structure, and more.