Widely known for his business acumen, empowering management style, and out-of-the box thinking, Chris is
committed to inspiring and guiding business professionals to attain success at work and at home.
A highly sought after international speaker, Chris inspires and captivates his audiences with a no-nonsense,
purposeful attitude. His wit is evident as he shares real-life stories and engaging scenarios that illustrate to
business professionals worldwide that being professionally successfulis not in competition with being an engaged,
emotionally available parent and spouse.
1. When The Going Gets Rough, Go To The P.L.A.C.E.™
of Proactive Situation Management
Nobody plans to fail, they fail to plan. So, when you find yourself in a challenging situation at work or at home, take your executives, employees and trusted advisors, or family members and go to this P.L.A.C.E -- Plan, Lead, Act, Communicate and Evaluate. Take part in this inspiring presentation as Chris teaches you how to take your team to the P.L.A.C.E. of proactive situation management for future success.
2. The Art of Negotiation: Straight Up Business with a Soft Touch
Negotiation is an art, not a science, and Chris is a true artist. He will instruct you on the methods of effective verbal and nonverbal communication, help you understand the tools necessary for a successful outcome, as well as how to follow the 12 cardinal rules of effective negotiation. Whether in the boardroom or the family room, negotiating optimum results is a skill essential to a positive and productive environment.
3. Leadership is a Person, Not a Concept
Leadership becomes a physical entity when one chooses to embody the characteristics of a leader. Leadership is demonstrated in the way a person influences, motivates, teaches and trains organizations to emulate their own example. In this powerful and engaging presentation, learn the principles all true leaders embody, and the traits they avoid.
4. Decoding Business Principles For Personal Success
As a successful executive and single father raising a then seven-year-old daughter, Chris had the insight to utilize his existing tried and true business acumen and apply it to parenting. Planning, setting expectations and measuring results, building team unity and empowerment and leading by example are essential components for a prosperous business and a loving family. In this dynamic presentation, he translates hard-won executive knowledge with real-life successful parenting experience, providing audiences with proven methods to succeed both at work and at home.
"Chris Efessiou’s workshop on "The Art of Negotiation" was exactly what the U.S. Chamber of Commerce-Center for Women in Business (CWB) was looking for at our annual Summit. Chris’ presentation was a great overview of the techniques and tips necessary for successful negotiation. He was professional and knowledgeable, and his presentation was engaging and relatable with our audience. We will definitely enlist Chris for future CWB programming!"
Roberta Zenn Phillips, Executive Director,
U.S. Chamber of Commerce-Center for Women in Business