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Chris Schembra

Transformative Speaker on Employee Engagement, Human Connection & Gratitude; Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of “Gratitude Through Hard Times” and “Gratitude and Pasta”

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Chris Schembra Biography

Chris Schembra is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of "Gratitude Through Hard Times" and "Gratitude and Pasta." USA Today calls him their "Gratitude Guru" and he's a Founding Member of Rolling Stone's Culture Council. He is the Founder and Chief Question Asker of the 7:47 Gratitude Experience™ - an evidence-based framework used to strengthen client and team relationships in profound ways and has used the principles of gratitude to spark over 500,000 relationships within the workplace.

As a viral marketer, his gratitude campaign giving tribute and thanks to Veterans earned over 36 million views, 1.2 million shares, and 2 Emmy Awards. His success has been highlighted in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Inc, Entrepreneur, Bravo TV, Fox News Channel, Variety, and hundreds of other media outlets.

Speaking Topics
  • Fostering Human Connection: The Hidden Key to Elevating Engagement and Well-Being in the Workplace

    In this powerful and insightful keynote, Chris Schembra unveils the unseen crisis of disconnection and loneliness within the contemporary workplace. Diving deep into recent statistics and expert views, he exposes the dramatic impact of isolation on employee mental health and overall organizational engagement. Chris brings forth thought-provoking insights from authoritative studies like Gallup's Global State of the Workplace report and the shocking truth about employee disengagement rates. Chris shares his powerful 3-step method for solving this pervasive problem: embracing the present and recognizing our shared humanity, learning to give and receive authentic gratitude, and fostering curiosity and inquisitiveness for the future. This keynote will provide attendees with practical, actionable strategies to bring about emotional well-being and foster a vibrant, connected culture within their own organizations.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Unmasking the Disconnection Crisis: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the modern workplace's disconnection issue and its repercussions on employee mental health and engagement.
    • Human Connection as a Solution: Recognize the paramount importance and statistics of genuine human interactions in counteracting workplace isolation and its myriad problems.
    • Master the 3-Step Connection Method: Delve into Chris's unique approach, from embracing shared humanity to promoting curiosity, and discover actionable strategies to implement in your organization.
    • Stories of Connection: Be inspired by real-world examples that highlight the transformative power and tangible benefits of nurturing human connections in professional settings to revitalize culture.

  • The Power of Empathy and Connection: Transforming Customer Relationships from Transactional to Transformational

    In this transformative keynote, Chris Schembra explores the significance of empathy, gratitude, and human connection in creating enduring customer relationships. He presents the necessity of engaging with customers beyond transactions and emphasizes the critical link between team well-being and exceptional customer service. Chris delves into the power of emotional connections in shaping customer loyalty, brand perception, and fostering referrals. He provides practical advice on expressing gratitude that deeply resonates with customers, forging stronger bonds and lasting impressions.

    Chris concludes by revealing the transformative impact of creating a connected customer network, promoting a sense of belonging, and nurturing brand advocates. He highlights the essential shift in focus onto your team and customers as the key to unlocking substantial value in genuine connections and a customer-centric approach.

    Key Takeaways:

    • The Power of Presence: Understand the crucial role of being present and genuinely connecting with customers, and how it can transform business relationships.
    • Internal Health, External Success: Discover how investing in your team's well-being and engagement leads to improved customer service and satisfaction.
    • Leverage Emotional Connections: Learn about the impact of emotional connections in driving customer loyalty, referrals, and enhancing brand perception.
    • Express Gratitude, Build Bonds: Learn how to communicate gratitude in ways that resonate with customers, strengthening bonds and making lasting impressions.
    • Foster a Community, Not a Customer Base: Understand the transformative effect of connecting customers to foster a sense of belonging and build a network of brand advocates.

Videos
Books
Gratitude Through Hard Times: Finding positive benefits in our darkest hours

Gratitude Through Hard Times: Finding positive benefits in our darkest hours

Gratitude and Pasta: The Secret Sauce for Human Connection

Gratitude and Pasta: The Secret Sauce for Human Connection

News
  • How to Practice Prosocial, Altruistic and Empathetic Gratitude

    G: Given Prosocially For many years, positivity gurus have promoted the idea of the gratitude journal as the end-all-be-all solution for gratitude. You write in it twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening, to give gratitude to positive things in your life. Now, what’s great about the gratitude journal is that it gives you an instantaneous momentary burst of happiness and...

FAQs
  • How do I book Chris Schembra to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Chris Schembra for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Chris Schembra, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Chris Schembra or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Chris Schembra

    Speaking fees for Chris Schembra, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Chris Schembra are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Chris Schembra, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Chris Schembra speak about?

    Chris Schembra is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Communication, Culture, Food, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Mindset, Personal Growth, Relationships, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Chris Schembra travel from?

    Chris Schembra generally travels from New York, NY, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Chris Schembra’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Chris Schembra for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Chris Schembra for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Chris Schembra or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Transformative Speaker on Employee Engagement, Human Connection & Gratitude; Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of “Gratitude Through Hard Times” and “Gratitude and Pasta”

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Chris Schembra Biography

Chris Schembra is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of "Gratitude Through Hard Times" and "Gratitude and Pasta." USA Today calls him their "Gratitude Guru" and he's a Founding Member of Rolling Stone's Culture Council. He is the Founder and Chief Question Asker of the 7:47 Gratitude Experience™ - an evidence-based framework used to strengthen client and team relationships in profound ways and has used the principles of gratitude to spark over 500,000 relationships within the workplace.

As a viral marketer, his gratitude campaign giving tribute and thanks to Veterans earned over 36 million views, 1.2 million shares, and 2 Emmy Awards. His success has been highlighted in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Inc, Entrepreneur, Bravo TV, Fox News Channel, Variety, and hundreds of other media outlets.

Chris Schembra Speaking Topics

  • Fostering Human Connection: The Hidden Key to Elevating Engagement and Well-Being in the Workplace

    In this powerful and insightful keynote, Chris Schembra unveils the unseen crisis of disconnection and loneliness within the contemporary workplace. Diving deep into recent statistics and expert views, he exposes the dramatic impact of isolation on employee mental health and overall organizational engagement. Chris brings forth thought-provoking insights from authoritative studies like Gallup's Global State of the Workplace report and the shocking truth about employee disengagement rates. Chris shares his powerful 3-step method for solving this pervasive problem: embracing the present and recognizing our shared humanity, learning to give and receive authentic gratitude, and fostering curiosity and inquisitiveness for the future. This keynote will provide attendees with practical, actionable strategies to bring about emotional well-being and foster a vibrant, connected culture within their own organizations.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Unmasking the Disconnection Crisis: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the modern workplace's disconnection issue and its repercussions on employee mental health and engagement.
    • Human Connection as a Solution: Recognize the paramount importance and statistics of genuine human interactions in counteracting workplace isolation and its myriad problems.
    • Master the 3-Step Connection Method: Delve into Chris's unique approach, from embracing shared humanity to promoting curiosity, and discover actionable strategies to implement in your organization.
    • Stories of Connection: Be inspired by real-world examples that highlight the transformative power and tangible benefits of nurturing human connections in professional settings to revitalize culture.

  • The Power of Empathy and Connection: Transforming Customer Relationships from Transactional to Transformational

    In this transformative keynote, Chris Schembra explores the significance of empathy, gratitude, and human connection in creating enduring customer relationships. He presents the necessity of engaging with customers beyond transactions and emphasizes the critical link between team well-being and exceptional customer service. Chris delves into the power of emotional connections in shaping customer loyalty, brand perception, and fostering referrals. He provides practical advice on expressing gratitude that deeply resonates with customers, forging stronger bonds and lasting impressions.

    Chris concludes by revealing the transformative impact of creating a connected customer network, promoting a sense of belonging, and nurturing brand advocates. He highlights the essential shift in focus onto your team and customers as the key to unlocking substantial value in genuine connections and a customer-centric approach.

    Key Takeaways:

    • The Power of Presence: Understand the crucial role of being present and genuinely connecting with customers, and how it can transform business relationships.
    • Internal Health, External Success: Discover how investing in your team's well-being and engagement leads to improved customer service and satisfaction.
    • Leverage Emotional Connections: Learn about the impact of emotional connections in driving customer loyalty, referrals, and enhancing brand perception.
    • Express Gratitude, Build Bonds: Learn how to communicate gratitude in ways that resonate with customers, strengthening bonds and making lasting impressions.
    • Foster a Community, Not a Customer Base: Understand the transformative effect of connecting customers to foster a sense of belonging and build a network of brand advocates.

Chris Schembra Videos

  • Chris Schembra Speaker Reel
    Chris Schembra is a values driven, heart led author and keynote speaker on a mission to cure the epidemic of loneliness and the crisis of...
  • Virtual Gratitude Experience Overview
    We know it’s difficult bringing people together to create meaningful experiences, especially in a socially distanced world. The 7:47 Gratitude...
  • Embracing Insecurity | Chris Schembra | People Being Real Podcast #229
    Chris Schembra is a keynote speaker, Broadway Producer, sought-after dinner host, and superstar relationships expert.

Chris Schembra Books

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FAQs on booking Chris Schembra

  • How do I book Chris Schembra to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Chris Schembra for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Chris Schembra, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Chris Schembra or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Chris Schembra

    Speaking fees for Chris Schembra, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Chris Schembra are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Chris Schembra, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Chris Schembra speak about?

    Chris Schembra is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Communication, Culture, Food, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Mindset, Personal Growth, Relationships, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Chris Schembra travel from?

    Chris Schembra generally travels from New York, NY, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Chris Schembra’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Chris Schembra for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Chris Schembra for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Chris Schembra or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Chris Schembra is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Fostering Human Connection: The Hidden Key to Elevating Engagement and Well-Being in the Workplace and The Power of Empathy and Connection: Transforming Customer Relationships from Transactional to Transformational. The estimated speaking fee range to book Chris Schembra for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Chris Schembra generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Amanda Gore, Eduardo Briceño, Dr. Kristen Lee, Jenny Evans and Nataly Kogan. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Chris Schembra for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Chris Schembra Speaking Topics

  • Fostering Human Connection: The Hidden Key to Elevating Engagement and Well-Being in the Workplace

    In this powerful and insightful keynote, Chris Schembra unveils the unseen crisis of disconnection and loneliness within the contemporary workplace. Diving deep into recent statistics and expert views, he exposes the dramatic impact of isolation on employee mental health and overall organizational engagement. Chris brings forth thought-provoking insights from authoritative studies like Gallup's Global State of the Workplace report and the shocking truth about employee disengagement rates. Chris shares his powerful 3-step method for solving this pervasive problem: embracing the present and recognizing our shared humanity, learning to give and receive authentic gratitude, and fostering curiosity and inquisitiveness for the future. This keynote will provide attendees with practical, actionable strategies to bring about emotional well-being and foster a vibrant, connected culture within their own organizations.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Unmasking the Disconnection Crisis: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the modern workplace's disconnection issue and its repercussions on employee mental health and engagement.
    • Human Connection as a Solution: Recognize the paramount importance and statistics of genuine human interactions in counteracting workplace isolation and its myriad problems.
    • Master the 3-Step Connection Method: Delve into Chris's unique approach, from embracing shared humanity to promoting curiosity, and discover actionable strategies to implement in your organization.
    • Stories of Connection: Be inspired by real-world examples that highlight the transformative power and tangible benefits of nurturing human connections in professional settings to revitalize culture.

  • The Power of Empathy and Connection: Transforming Customer Relationships from Transactional to Transformational

    In this transformative keynote, Chris Schembra explores the significance of empathy, gratitude, and human connection in creating enduring customer relationships. He presents the necessity of engaging with customers beyond transactions and emphasizes the critical link between team well-being and exceptional customer service. Chris delves into the power of emotional connections in shaping customer loyalty, brand perception, and fostering referrals. He provides practical advice on expressing gratitude that deeply resonates with customers, forging stronger bonds and lasting impressions.

    Chris concludes by revealing the transformative impact of creating a connected customer network, promoting a sense of belonging, and nurturing brand advocates. He highlights the essential shift in focus onto your team and customers as the key to unlocking substantial value in genuine connections and a customer-centric approach.

    Key Takeaways:

    • The Power of Presence: Understand the crucial role of being present and genuinely connecting with customers, and how it can transform business relationships.
    • Internal Health, External Success: Discover how investing in your team's well-being and engagement leads to improved customer service and satisfaction.
    • Leverage Emotional Connections: Learn about the impact of emotional connections in driving customer loyalty, referrals, and enhancing brand perception.
    • Express Gratitude, Build Bonds: Learn how to communicate gratitude in ways that resonate with customers, strengthening bonds and making lasting impressions.
    • Foster a Community, Not a Customer Base: Understand the transformative effect of connecting customers to foster a sense of belonging and build a network of brand advocates.

Chris Schembra Speaker Videos

  • Chris Schembra Speaker Reel
    Chris Schembra is a values driven, heart led author and keynote speaker on a mission to cure the epidemic of loneliness and the crisis of disconnection in the modern workplace. Drawing on...
    Virtual Gratitude Experience Overview
    We know it’s difficult bringing people together to create meaningful experiences, especially in a socially distanced world. The 7:47 Gratitude Experience™ is a unique and powerful way to connect...
  • Embracing Insecurity | Chris Schembra | People Being Real Podcast #229
    Chris Schembra is a keynote speaker, Broadway Producer, sought-after dinner host, and superstar relationships expert.

Chris Schembra News

  • How to Practice Prosocial, Altruistic and Empathetic Gratitude

    G: Given Prosocially For many years, positivity gurus have promoted the idea of the gratitude journal as the end-all-be-all solution for gratitude. You write in it twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening, to give gratitude to positive things in your life. Now, what’s great about the gratitude journal is that it gives you an instantaneous momentary burst of happiness and...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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