Jeff Christian, The Leadership LevelUp Podcast - Ep. 35

On this episode of Leadership Level Up, Jeff Williamson welcomes Jeff Christian to the show! As the CEO and founder of C4 Leaders, a nonprofit organization, Christian brings a wealth of experience from diverse roles, including coaching and nursing.

Uncover the core principles of effective leadership as Christian highlights the ‘Four Cs’ behind his organization: communication, chemistry, consistency, and creativity. He emphasizes the transformative power of active listening, which he says fosters an environment where team members feel acknowledged and valued.

Drawing from personal experiences, Christian reflects on pivotal life lessons, sharing advice to his younger self as well as describing the nuances of parenting. Explore the significance of creating the space that allows individuals to learn as well as the importance of offering unconditional love for personal growth, both in leadership and in life.

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Meet Your Guest

Jeff Christian

Jeff Christian, founder of C4 Leaders, draws on his upbringing in Campbell, California, where his mother’s example instilled the value of service. His ‘Pizza Day Series’ helps aspiring leaders by sharing life’s values through pizza-making, emphasizing personal growth through the principles of communication, chemistry, consistency, and creativity (C4). 

His background includes nursing, coaching, and leadership consultation. Jeff’s work centers on nurturing minds, bodies, and spirits, emphasizing that success comes from doing things the right way, both in sports and in life.

About the Leadership LevelUp Podcast

Being a boss and a leader are very different. A boss tells you what to do and a leader partners with you in the process. Jeff, being a leader of leaders, has a vast knowledge of best practices and exercises to discover leadership traits. Brian shares stories with Jeff about the ups and downs of his leadership quest while talking to business and community leaders to discuss their personal leadership journey. Who influenced them? What do they do when they have a bad day? What gives them inspiration? Do french fries or tacos or ice cream make them feel better after a bad day? Through laughter and casual conversation, Brian and Jeff explore all aspects of good leadership.

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Dr. Jeff Williamson

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