Experienced leadership

Practical advice that you can use
to be a better and smarter leader

Resources for Every Leader

Whether you're a first timer, a seasoned manager, or a veteran executive, there's something here for you.

Podcast

Over 60 episodes with stories, insights, and interviews.

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Course

Upcoming course on building and leading great teams.

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Consulting

Personalized one-on-one counsel and speaking.

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Videos covering a broad range of leadership topics.

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Hi, I'm Chris Williams aka CLWill

 

I have over 40 years of experience building and leading teams from the Fortune 100 to startups to non-profits.

Now I bring this experience to you in the form of practical everyday advice you can use to be a better and smarter leader.

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Brad Silverberg

Software Executive, "Father of Windows 95"

Chris has a lot of earned experience and lessons, and I’m really happy to see him telling it to the world.

Allison Peck

Program Manager, Content Creator

Chris coached me during my transition from individual contributor to manager. His decades of invaluable experience helped me navigate tough waters and I consider him a great resource for people in any industry.

Andrew Patton

Director of HR, City of La Vergne

Chris’s talk generated the MOST feedback and conversation during our leadership development day. Our leaders loved his direct and accessible thoughts and wisdom. Excellent work!

ONLINE COURSE — Coming Soon!

Building Great Teams

Learn in detail the three key elements to great teams

People

Learn to evaluate your current team, provide great feedback, cull the poor performers, retain the best ones, and recruit the future stars.

Vision

Learn to define, communicate, and — most importantly — use a clear vision for your organization, project, or team.

Teamwork

Learn how to communicate effectively, build trust, resolve issues, and lead with confidence — with fewer meetings and less conflict.

All The Tools You Need To Build and Lead a Great Team.

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