Chris McChesney

  • #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling co-author of The 4 Disciplines of Execution
  • Leadership Consultant and Executive Advisor
  • Renowned Speaker

Chris McChesney is a Wall Street Journal #1 National Best Selling Author – The 4 Disciplines of Execution. In his current role of Global Practice Leader of Execution for Franklin Covey, Chris is one of the primary developers of the 4 Disciplines of Execution. For more than a decade, he has led FranklinCovey’s design and development of these principles, as well as the consulting organization that has become the fastest growing area of the company.

Chris has personally led many of the most noted implementations of the 4 Disciplines, including the State of Georgia, Marriott International, Shaw Industries, Ritz Carlton, Kroger, Coca Cola, Comcast, FritoLay, Lockheed Martin and Gaylord Entertainment. This practical experience has enabled him to test and refine the principles contained in the 4 Disciplines of Execution from the boardrooms to the front line of these, and many other organizations.

Chris’ career with Franklin Covey began by working directly with Dr. Stephen R. Covey and has continued over two decades to include roles as a Consultant, Managing Director, and General Manager within the organization. Chris launched the first 4 Disciplines of Execution Practice in the Southeast Region of Franklin Covey and today has seen it expand around the globe. Throughout this period of significant growth and expansion, Chris has maintained a single focus: to help organizations get results through improved execution.

 
  

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The session Chris delivered on The 4 Disciplines of Execution was insightful, engaging, and fun. The material and the presentation will impact the results of Chick-fil-A significantly over time. Chris and the 4 Disciplines are a winning combination!

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  • Parkview Health System
  • Interstate Hotels & Resorts
  • FOCUS Brands®
  • Coushatta Casinos
  • 1NService
  • Chick-fil-A®
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The 4 Disciplines of Execution

Achieving a culture of execution often requires changing the behaviors and mobilizing the efforts of large numbers of people to achieve your  goals. World-class executors employ  4 clear disciplines to focus on the organization’s wildly important goals. ...

Achieving a culture of execution often requires changing the behaviors and mobilizing the efforts of large numbers of people to achieve your  goals. World-class executors employ  4 clear disciplines to focus on the organization’s wildly important goals.

Breakthrough Results with The 4 Disciplines of Execution

Changing the behaviors and mobilizing the efforts of large numbers of people will ensure the achievement of your wildly important goals. ...

Changing the behaviors and mobilizing the efforts of large numbers of people will ensure the achievement of your wildly important goals.

The Power of Focused Execution: From Leadership to the Frontline

Creating an culture of execution requires focusing on the wildly important, acting on the lead measures, keeping a compelling scoreboard, and creating a cadence of accountability. ...

Creating an culture of execution requires focusing on the wildly important, acting on the lead measures, keeping a compelling scoreboard, and creating a cadence of accountability.

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Biography

Chris McChesney is the Global Practice Leader of Execution for FranklinCovey Co. and one of the primary developers of The 4 Disciplines of Execution. For more than a decade, he has led FranklinCovey’s ongoing design and development of these principles, as well as the consulting organization that has achieved extraordinary growth in many countries around the globe and impacted hundreds of organizations. Chris has personally led many of the most noted implementations of the 4 Disciplines, including the State of Georgia, Marriott® International, Shaw Industries, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company®, The Kroger® Co., The Coca-Cola Co.®, Comcast, Frito-Lay™, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Gaylord Entertainment. This practical experience has enabled him to test and refine the principles contained in The 4 Disciplines of Execution from the boardroom to the front line of these and many other organizations.

Chris’s career with FranklinCovey began by working directly with Dr. Stephen R. Covey and has continued for more than two decades to include roles as a con- sultant, managing director, and general manager within the organization. Chris launched the first 4 Disciplines of Execution Practice in FranklinCovey’s Southeast Region, and today has seen it expand around the globe. Throughout this period of significant  growth and  expansion, Chris has maintained a single  focus: to help organizations get results through improved execution.

Known for his high energy and engaging message, Chris has become a highly sought-after speaker, consultant, and advisor on strategy execution. He regularly delivering keynote speeches and executive presentations to leaders in audiences ranging from the hundreds to several thousand.

Chris and  his wife Constance are the proud parents of five daughters and  two sons. His love of family is combined with his passion for boating, water sports, coaching, and trying to keep up with his children.