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Charles draws from the realm of spiritual traditions to share how individuals build loyalty and motivate actions consistent with values. These principles apply to both secular and spiritual leadership.

Speaking Topics

Creating a Culture of Belonging (principles for every leader)

Strong cultures help people support one another, share their passions, and achieve big goals. And such communities aren’t just happy accidents - they can be purposefully cultivated, whether they’re in a company, a faith institution, or among friends and enthusiasts. This presentation introduces principles distilled from 3,000 years of spiritual tradition to help leaders build loyalty, strengthen identity, and create meaning within their culture.

Storytelling for Leaders:
Inspiring Your Allies, Backers, & Partners

This workshop leaves leaders and teams with very specific principles and tools to use in their own storytelling toward three goals:

1. Cultivating rewarding relationships with the collaborators and supporters who will make the biggest difference in their projects

2. Authentically communicating the inspiration for and importance of their work

3. Influencing decision makers and other stakeholders in order to achieve a larger mission

Inspiring Authentic Connection Quickly

Authenticity, Connection, and Quickly - Participants learn what principles and easy-to-use tools can be used to take any conversation from a superficial pleasantry to something meaningful, moving and memorable.

Previous Speaking Venues

Yale School of Management logo Yale Leadership Institute logo Yale Law School logo
Harvard logo Google logo
San Francisco Attorney General logo Wayfair logo Byron Fellowship logo City of San Francisco logo
Institute for the Future logo SOCAP logo

Invite Charles to Speak

Charles has limited time and is always open to speaking when there is a room full of people out to create a meaningful difference in their organization, industry, or the world.