165: Chris Stanley – Cultivating Leadership Excellence: Navigating Values, Judgment, and Hospitality

R.O.G. Return on Generosity
R.O.G. Return on Generosity
165: Chris Stanley - Cultivating Leadership Excellence: Navigating Values, Judgment, and Hospitality

“Think of leadership as the opportunity to have a positive influence on a person or a situation. You can say leadership is a fundamentally generous act. Leadership is about how you make people feel. It’s fundamentally generous.” 

Our special guest today is Chris Stanley, a leader in the executive education space. Chris has more than 20 years’ experience working with diverse global teams in the development of compelling management content and executive education solutions. His work is focused on meeting the changing knowledge needs of business leaders around the globe to help them lead their teams and companies more effectively.

Chris has extensive experience curating and hosting large scale leadership conferences around the world. These conferences include the World Business Forum in New York, Sydney, Milan, Madrid, London, Mexico City, Bogota and others.

Over the years he has worked with some of the world’s brightest minds including Nobel Prize winners, Prime Ministers and Presidents, CEOs of global companies, and top business academics, curating content to produce in-person and digital learning programs focused on today’s critical business, management and leadership topics. 

Additionally, he has had the privilege to moderate conversations with many high-profile figures from business, politics and academia.

R.O.G. Takeaway Tips:

  • How to be a positive influence? How do I make people feel? 
  • Seven Habits: 
    • Think win / win
    • Seek first to understand before being understood
  • Judgment – How do we mindfully 
  • Self-care. How are we being generous to ourselves? 
  • What is my/our mission? 
  • Give people opportunities, mentoring, support
  • Unreasonable hospitality


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How diverse is your network? 
N.D.I. Network Diversity Index

What is your Generosity Style? 
Generosity Quiz


Chris Stanley, Sheep Jam Productions, Host Shannon Cassidy, Bridge Between, Inc.

Coming Next: Please join us next week, Episode 166, with Shannon Cassidy for a Generous Leadership Coaching Tip.