Power Up Your Team

CareerCast - Life-long Career Development

Christine Comaford

Are you a leader who inspires, empowers, and creates a strong, engaged, and resourceful team? Leadership and Workplace Agility Expert, serial entrepreneur, and New York Times bestselling author Christine Comaford believes that your ability to create resilient teams is the difference between success and failure. Having built and sold five companies with an average ROI of 700 percent reinforces her ability to lead and power up teams. In this CareerCast, Christine shares her vast experience, deep wisdom, and practical insights on how to empower your teams.

Aired March 16, 2018

Bill Gates calls her "super high bandwidth."

Bill Clinton has thanked her for "fostering American entrepreneurship."

For over 30 years Leadership and Workplace Agility Expert, Serial Entrepreneur, and New York Times bestselling author Christine Comaford has helped leaders navigate growth and change. Christine is sought after for providing proven strategies to shift executive behavior to create more positive outcomes, enroll and align teams in times of change, profoundly increase sales, product offerings, and company value. Her coaching, consulting and strategies have created hundreds of billions of dollars in new revenue and company value for her clients. The potent neuroscience techniques she teaches are easy to learn and immediately applicable to help leaders see into their blind spots, expand their vision, and more effectively influence outcomes.

Here are some highlights:

  • Christine was recently named one of the Top 50 Human Behavior Experts to Follow in 2017 and one of the Global Employee Engagement Influencers in 2017
  • As an Entrepreneur, She has built and sold 5 of her own businesses with an average 700% return on investment 
  • She has served as a board director or in-the-trenches advisor to 36 startups, and has invested in over 200 startups (including Google)
  • She has consulted to the White House (Clinton and Bush), 700 of the Fortune 1000, and over 300 small and medium-sized businesses
  • She has repeatedly identified and championed key trends and technologies years before market acceptance, due in part to her work as a software engineer in the early days of Microsoft, Apple and Adobe
  • Christine is a leadership columnist for www.Forbes.com and she lectures at Harvard Business School
  • She has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX Business Network, PBS, CNET and Stanford Graduate School of Business has done two case studies on her unconventional rise to success as a woman with neither a high school diploma nor college degree
  • Her three bestselling business books are Wall Street Journal bestseller & USA Today bestseller Power Your Tribe: Create Resilient Teams in Turbulent Times and New York Times bestsellers SmartTribes: How Teams Become Brilliant Together and Rules for Renegades.

Christine believes we can do well and do good, using business as a path for personal development, wealth creation, and philanthropy.

Connect with Christine:

Join our tribe for free webinars and resources: www.SmartTribesInstitute.com/join

Twitter communities: #SmartTribes and #PowerYourTribe

Twitter: @comaford

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/comaford

Facebook: www.facebook.com/comaford

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christine_Comaford

Phone: 415-320-6580

Website: www.SmartTribesInstitute.com

Power Your Tribe: Create Resilient Teams in Turbulent Times by Christine Comaford (2018)

Principles: Life and Work Hardcover by Ray Dalio (2017)

Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss (2016)

The Confidence Effect: Every Woman's Guide to the Attitude That Attracts Success by Grace Killelea (2016)

The Art of Authenticity: Tools to Become an Authentic Leader by Karissa Thacker (2016)

The New Advantage: How Women in Leadership Can Create Win-Wins for Their Companies and Themselves by Howard J. Morgan and Joelle K. Jay (2016)

Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Worksby Jay Newton-Small (2016)

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg (2013)

The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success by William N. Thorndike (2012)

The Virtual Executive: How to Act Like a CEO Online and Offline by Debra Benton (2012)

How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life by Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston (2011)

360 Degrees of Influence: Get Everyone to Follow Your Lead on Your Way to the Top by Harrison Monarth (2011)

CEO Material: How to Be a Leader in Any Organization by Debra Benton (2009)

Executive Presence: The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO by Harrison Monarth (2009)

Your Next Move: The Leader's Guide to Navigating Major Career Transitions by Michael Watkins (2009)

What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful by Marshall Goldsmith (2007, 256 pages) or What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful - A Round Table Comic by Marshall Goldsmith (2011, 80 pages)

Secrets to Winning at Office Politics: How to Achieve Your Goals and Increase Your Influence at Work by Marie G. McIntyre (2005)

How to Act Like a CEO: 10 Rules for Getting to the Top and Staying There by Debra Benton (2003) 

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (1936)

Power Your Tribe

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