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Chris Duffy
Leadership Expert

I had many fancy titles but still felt empty inside. 

Then I went through a life-changing couple of years. Titles gone.

I learned to replace achievement chasing with self love. And now I feel more whole, and am honored to share my learnings with you.

"Although self-improvement is important, the greatest improvement is the one that enables a person to start loving himself just as he is." -Guy Corneau

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My Journey

I started my career 20 years ago when I joined GE, then the premier company for developing incredible global leaders. From that point on, I've been studying and practicing leadership. It is one of my passions.


  • Launched Amplify in 2016, serving as an organizational psychologist, leadership consultant, and executive coach

  • President & CEO of $1MM community leadership nonprofit

  • Obama Foundation Success Coach 

  • Professor in leadership, psychology, and consulting for undergraduate and graduate courses 

  • Led teams and developed talent in high-profile assignments across the globe in Operations and Technology at two large Dow 30 companies (GE and Travelers)

  • GE leadership program graduate, learning from the best management development professionals (Jack Welch and Jeff Immelt eras) 

  • Firefighter/EMT for over 20 years, rising to lieutenant


  • M.A. Organizational Psychology with a specialization in Change Leadership, Columbia University

    • Master's thesis: Employee onboarding and retention​

  • B.S. Information Systems and Business minor, Drexel University 

Like all of us, I am more than these formal bullets. I look forward to partnering with you so we can share even more about each other.


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