Resourcing Energy Renewal in Nature with Chris Johnson



From a serene childhood on a Midwestern farm to guiding leaders today, Chris Johnson has always found wisdom in nature. In this episode of the "Leadership Pause," Chris explores the rejuvenating power of nature and how it can profoundly impact leadership.

Discover how reconnecting with nature can help regulate our nervous systems, improve emotional resilience, and foster better relationships. With stories from her own childhood, Chris illustrates the transformational effects of embracing our natural surroundings.

Tune in to learn the importance of returning to our natural rhythms and how embodying the resilience of nature can enhance your leadership and personal well-being .

The Portal to Perspective: Working with Triggers with Chris Johnson

In this episode, Dr. Chris offers key strategies for managing triggers and enhancing leadership presence. She delves into how leaders can reframe their view of stress, face triggers, and utilize them to foster growth and adaptability. Chris, renowned executive leadership coach, psychologist, and consultant shares practices to help leaders not only be more self-aware but also adept at navigating the complexities of modern organizational landscapes.

Protect Your Energy

Protecting Your Energy with Chris Johnson


Are you protecting and renewing your energy to prevent burnout? In this episode, Chris introduces the concept of protecting your energy. She shares how it affects leadership, providing practical tips you can use to recognize and address energy drains. She also highlights the importance of full engagement in the present moment and offers a deliberate practice for us to implement.

Leadership and Energy Bodies

Leadership and Energy Bodies with Chris Johnson

In this episode, Chris Johnson delves into the topic of energy management and its crucial role in leadership. Drawing from the experiences of renowned leaders like Helena Helmerson and Jacinda Ardhurn, Dr. Johnson explores the impact of energy on leadership effectiveness and provides insights into how leaders can optimize their energy to positively influence their teams and organizations.

The Leadership Pause series unpacks what it means to be fully human and access the best of who we are as leaders. Chris gives a deliberate practice that we can try on at the end and apply so that we can show up as more embodied learners and leaders in our lives. Take a listen.

Unearth Your Purpose

Go Mining: Unearth Your Purpose with Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson, author of "The Leadership Pause" and the owner of Q4-Consulting, is a renowned executive leadership coach, psychologist, and consultant. She explores the transformative power of pausing, reflecting, and discovering one's unique purpose. Emphasizing the importance of aligning purpose with personal values and motivations, she provides a thought-provoking practice for listeners to engage in introspection. Through this insightful discussion, Chris guides us to explore our purpose as leaders and fully authentic individuals in this episode.

Discovering Purpose with Dr. Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson, author of "The Leadership Pause" and the owner of Q4-Consulting, is a renowned executive leadership coach, psychologist, and consultant. She explores the transformative power of pausing, reflecting, and discovering one's unique purpose. Emphasizing the importance of aligning purpose with personal values and motivations, she provides a thought-provoking practice for listeners to engage in introspection. Through this insightful discussion, Chris encourages leaders to tap into their individual purpose as a source of meaning, energy, and focus, ultimately empowering them to make their greatest contributions. So, get ready to delve into the profound intersection of purpose and leadership in this compelling episode.

Catching Yourself with Dr. Chris Johnson

Catching Yourself with Dr. Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson, author of "The Leadership Pause" and the owner of Q4-Consulting, is a renowned leader, advocate for self-care, and understands the importance of working well with our energy. Whether it be leading a large organization, a small department, or even a community project, Chris believes that addressing the cumulative stress in our lives is essential to avoid burnout. Drawing a parallel between our inner energy and the batteries in our phones, she emphasizes the need to recharge ourselves regularly. However, Chris believes that self-care goes beyond simply knowing its importance; it begins with learning to catch ourselves being ourselves. Sharing a captivating story, Chris takes us on a journey that promises to transform our approach to leadership and self-care.

Leading on Purpose

Leading on Purpose: The Power of Embodied Learning with Dr. Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson, author of "The Leadership Pause" and the owner of Q4-Consulting, is a renowned executive leadership coach, psychologist, and consultant. With over 20 years of experience working with leaders and their teams, Chris is dedicated to cultivating strong leaders, promoting healthy workplaces, and creating engaged, thriving communities. In this episode, she explores the power of embodied learning and how it can transform our lives and leadership. Let's dive in!

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