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Chris Brady's Biography

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Raleigh, NC
Jul 2012

Chris Brady is a NY Times best-selling author, speaker, humorist, and businessman. His books include Launching a Leadership Revolution (co-authored with Orrin Woodward), Rascal, A Month of Italy, and several other titles on leadership and success.

Chris is a principle founder of LIFE Leadership Inc., has served on its board of directors since its inception, and is the Director of Product Development. He is also the executive publisher of Obstacles Press, and one of the founders of All Grace Outreach, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Originally educated as an engineer, Mr. Brady received his BA in Mechanical Engineering at Kettering University and his Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University as a General Motors Fellow, with Master’s Thesis work completed at Toyohashi University in Japan.

Chris is an avid motorized adventurer, world traveler, private pilot, community builder, soccer fan, Christian, and dad.

He also has one of the world's most unique resumes; including experience with a live bug in his ear, walking through a paned-glass window, chickening out from the high-dive in elementary school, destroying the class ant-farm in third grade, losing a spelling bee on the word "use," jack-hammering his foot, and more recently - sinking his snowmobile in a lake.

If you can’t find Chris speaking in front of a live audience, or in his office writing, or in a bookstore, or playing with his children, or on the sideline of a soccer pitch, or in the hills of Tuscany, or out on the lake, try looking in the following Online locations:

www.chrisbrady.com
www.christopherjamesbrady.com
www.twitter.com/rascaltweets
www.facebook.com/christopherjamesbrady
www.linkedin.com/in/cjbrady
www.amonthofitaly.com
www.launchingaleadershiprevolution.com
www.rascalbook.com

Chris is listed among the Top 100 Authors to Follow on Twitter.
Online Masters Degree Programs chose his blog for a Masters Award in Leadership, which was also selected as a Top Management Resource for 2012, as well as being listed in the Top 150 Management and Leadership Blogs. In 2010 he was awarded the Kettering/GMI Alumni Association Entrepreneurial Achievement Award.

Chris and his wife Terri have four children and live in North Carolina.

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