Lead the Team Everyone Wants to Be On

Val Ries knows how to build teams that everyone wants to be on. Teams that are productive, engaged, communicative, and loyal. Teams that attract the best people. Val knows because she’s built these thriving teams and taught others how to do it too. Now, she’ll show you in

Chief Inspiration Officer.

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What Others Are Saying About Chief Inspiration Officer:


“…a fresh, invigorating new approach to leadership and management… She's the business role model we all wish we had…”

─Charlene Li, New York Times bestselling author of The Disruption Mindset

“…fascinating insights into the importance of communication, microcultures, and hiring in creating an engaged team.”

—Bob Kelleher, author of Employee Engagement for Dummies

“…fun, warm, and clear with terrific, playful analogies and entertaining anecdotes…”


─Karen Salmansohn, bestselling author of Happy Habits and Think Happy


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How do you inspire people to be the best version of themselves?

A true leader doesn’t manage. They guide, encourage, and challenge their team to find their own way to win. In Chief Inspiration Officer, Executive Coach and Leadership trainer, Val Ries shows leaders how to empower their teams with real-world advice culled from her years in the corporate workforce and refined working with thousands of leaders at Fortune 500 companies. 


Whether you’re new to leadership or struggling to keep your team engaged, you’ll have the tools to:

  • Empower yourself before you empower others. 

  • Encourage others to push past their own limitations.

  • Communicate with calm and ease

  • Create a unified team and unique micro culture


You will develop the skills to get your people to truly engage with their work every day. You’ll gain clarity on your vision and confidence with your approach. As their Chief Inspiration Officer, you will lead the team everyone wants to be on.

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About The Author

Val Ries has spent years turning around struggling teams, uplifting low morale, and making sure that workplace productivity actually works. As the founder of Executive Muse, a leadership training, consulting, and executive coaching firm, she has guided over 1,000 leaders in building their own top-performing teams at Fortune 500 companies and small businesses.

Val began her career as a registered nurse before moving into medical sales. management and training. She honed her skills and experiences in the workforce by obtaining an MBA and several coaching certifications. 


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