Christopher Avery

As the world’s leading expert on how personal responsibility works in our minds, (how we both avoid and take responsibility for our lives, work, and relationships), Christopher Avery offers the world’s only “how-to” approach for taking, teaching, and inspiring personal responsibility. This information is changing how people live better lives; how leaders lead; how teams get built; and how teachers, coaches, and parents worldwide teach personal responsibility to their

Best-known for his cutting-edge work to de-mystify and then develop practical team leadership skills for knowledge workers (engineers, geeks, and other technical professionals all of whom Peter Drucker claimed must be led rather than managed), Christopher Avery, Ph.D., is a popular speaker, author, and international business advisor on corporate and leadership responsibility, teamwork, and change. Christopher Avery wrote the popular book Teamwork Is An Individual Skill for everyone at work who thinks they must put up with bad teams.

And now he’s redefining responsibility. As the visionary force behind the Responsibility Redefined framework, Christopher Avery applies ground-breaking research on personal
responsibility and performance to support enterprise leaders intent on rapidly building highly reliable, agile, sustainable, and accelerating cultures.

Christopher Avery is a Senior Consultant with a Boston-area think tank. He co-founded the Agile Project Leadership Network dedicated to connecting, developing, and supporting great project leaders.

Christopher Avery earned his Doctorate in the Communication of Technology from The University of Texas at Austin where he occasionally lectures. He is a Visiting Scholar at Capella University.

The author of hundreds of articles and commentaries about individual and collective performance at work, Christopher Avery is a popular source for the media and has been featured or quoted in Fortune, Investors Business Daily, the Chicago Tribune, Working Mothers, Training+Development, HR Executive, NPR,, and among