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As a respected “expert”, Chris has been featured on,,,, as well as writing for HR Magazine and the American Management Association newsletter “Executive Matters”. He recently became a regular contributor to and has been named a “LinkedIn Influencer” because of the value and quality of the content he shares.

Here is a partial list of some of the articles that Chris has written:

  • Are You a Trusted Leader?
  • Stop Punishing Your Best Performers
  • Are You Hiring the Best Employees or Future Problems
  • Follow the Leader – It's More Than a Game; It's About Being Engaged
  • 10 Key Steps to Lead Your Team During a Crisis
  • Boosting Your Team’s Performance is the Key to Your Success
  • When Change Overtakes Your Company, Become the Eye of the Hurricane
  • Want Your Team Engaged? Then Lead Them!

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Chris has become a contributor to American Express OPEN Forum, the renowned site that provides "Insights, Inspiration, and Connections to Grow Your Business."
Complacency: The Silent Business Killer
3 Habits That May Derail Winning Teams
How to Turn Tough Decisions Into Big Wins

AME Chris Ruisi

Chris has contributed articles to the Association for Manufacturing Excellence website. The AME is the premier organization for the exchange of knowledge in enterprise excellence.
7 Steps to Develop a Winning Pre-Game Mantra
Six strategies for mastering your mindset
Launching a continuous improvement program Chris Ruisi

Chris has become a regular contributor to, sharing his wealth of knowledge to help business professionals develop the practical skills and solutions necessary to navigate the risks and demands of the current economic climate. Chris' most recent posts: 
Every Entrepreneur's Competitive Advantage: His or Her Team
When Change Overtakes Your Company, Become the Eye of the Hurricane
5 Tips for Getting the Most Important Things Done Every Day

IRIS Chris Ruisi

Chris is now a regular contributor on leadership topics for, a new media platform for financial advisors and others looking for information and services to make managing your business and interacting with your clients more impactful. His latest pieces include:
It’s All About a Plan for Action
Procrastination or Results: It’s Your Choice
The Importance of Staying in the Moment

Chris Ruisi on Exit Coach Leadership Podcast, a show for baby-boomer business owners, planning for success and succession. In this podcast, Bill Black interviews Chris, covering topics about leadership, self-sabotage, mistakes, and the road to Stepping Up and Playing Big.
Podcast: How to Be Exceptional in 8 Simple Steps
ATD Chris Ruisi Now a regular contributor to The Association for Talent Development, also known as ATD, Chris shares advice on leading and growing teams within organizations large and small. read one of his most recent posts on the role of leadership in the 21st century: 
The Ever-Expanding Role of the 21st Century Leader

Daily Worth

Chris has shared some of his knowledge at, which offers tips and advice to women on financial matters, success and more. Read the latest piece he contributed to:
Work Moves That Get Noticed

Daily Worth

Checkout Chris' latest piece on Bplans, a site that has everything you need to start planning and growing your business.
Want Your Team Engaged? Then Lead Them
Chris Ruisi Rescue a CEO As a guest blogger, Chris provides topics of interest to CEOs, including team building, and employee development. Chris' latest posts:
Follow the Leader – It’s More than a Game; It’s about Being Engaged
Employee Development – A CEO’s Most Critical Function
Chris is a contributor to the Bloomberg BNA HR Decision Support Network, the most complete resource available for human resource professionals
Leadership and HR articles on TLNT, an HR blog about the business of HR, with news, insight, and topical information from Chris and other experts in HR, talent management, and all areas related to HR and managing a workforce.
The Balance As a contributor to the Human Resources section of The Balance (formerly, Chris covers topics relevant to businesses large and small.
Chris on Experience Pros Chris shares the 8 steps to unlock your true potential with Angel and Eric of the Experience Pros radio show. Listen in
Chris Ruisi Tim McLoone Radio Show Host Tim McLoone talks with Chris Ruisi and others on his WOR Radio Show January 12, 2013. Listen in
“I highly recommend the straight talking and readily accessible book Step Up And Play Big: Unlock Your Potential to Be Exceptional in 8 Simple Steps by Chris Ruisi, to anyone seeking a simple, realistic, and proven approach to breaking away from mediocrity and achieving excellence in all aspects of their lives.” A review by Wayne Hurlbert of Blog Business World.
An article by Chris Ruisi at “To Step Up & Play Big Means You Have to Fight Distractions”
An article about Chris Ruisi at Two River Times: “Business Coach to Sign New Book about Leadership Skills”
Community Chris Ruisi An article in Lincroft Community Magazine about Chris Ruisi: “New Jersey Business Coach & Holmdel Resident Brings Leadership Skills to the Masses”
An article about Chris Ruisi at New Jersey Stage: “Chris Ruisi’s New Book Step Up And Play Big is Dedicated to the Wounded Warrior Project”
Chris is regularly featured on several TownSquare Media radio stations.
Currents Magazine Chris Ruisi An article about Chris Ruisi at Currents Magazine: “New Jersey Business Coach Brings Leadership Skills to the Masses”.
One of the questions always asked of an author is how their book will benefit the reader. This piece featuring Chris Ruisi addresses this question.
In this article, Chris identifies five ways that managers can have an impact on minimizing employee time wasting.



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