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!

Key Takeaways

Awareness: By understanding and acknowledging who we are, we can rise above external opinions and lead authentically.
Attention: Effective leadership requires the ability to focus our attention and make informed, wise choices.
Conversations: True leadership involves improving our speaking and listening skills

About Chris:

Dr. Chris JohnsonChris Johnson, PsyD. has devoted her life to the deep listening that underpins ‘what matters most’ in people’s lives. She’s the founder of Q4 Consulting, Inc. a Chicago based consulting firm committed to cultivating exemplary leaders, collaborative teams, healthy workplaces and engaged, thriving communities. An experienced psychologist, mindfulness teacher and executive leadership coach she’s known for creating trust with those who value her honesty, deep listening and commitment to their success.

Chris is the Chair of Conscious Capitalism Chicago and on the leadership team of Ellevate Chicago. Lately she’s been spending her time writing a book, The Leadership Pause: Sharpen Your Attention, Deepen Your Presence, and Navigate the Future that came out this year in 2022.

When she’s not working, Chris is likely either gardening, reading a great book, making art or at the aikido dojo where she practices and teaches the art of peace.


The Leadership Pause: Sharpen Your Attention, Deepen Your Presence, and Navigate the Future by Chris Johnson

Your future success depends upon your ability to pause. We’re all navigating new realities.

The Leadership Pause is for anyone looking to deepen their impact on the lives around them, leave a profound mark on their organizations, and build a legacy of intentional focus, pragmatic ambition, grounded compassion, and empathy-in-action.

In it, you’ll find a step-by-step process to expand and amplify your influence as a conscious leader – mindful, embodied, generative – that will result in you skillfully navigating through the chaos and uncertainty.

Q-4 Consulting: Learn more about Chris and her services.
Listen to Chris' full podcast interview with Dr. Rosie Ward: The Mental, Physical, and Professional Benefits of Pausing

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