Videos featuring Chris Neck

Legendary Challenge - Live Leadership Seminar

This video features excerpts from Dr. Chris Neck's seminar on leadership that was part of the Legendary Challenge seminar. In this segment, Chris discusses the importance of establishing a mission and a purpose prior to setting a goal. Chris goes on to discuss effort, ability, and focus as it applies to performance. The segment finishes up with Chris discussing the subject of self-leadership.

News feature on Legendary Challenge seminar (WDBJ7)

This feature originally aired during Ronaoke's WDBJ7 News on April 25, 2009. Virginia Tech Head Footbal Coach, Frank Beamer, along with NFL Denver Broncos player and former Hokie Eddie Royal, teamed up with Dr. Chris Neck for the Legendary Challenge seminar. The seminar focused on ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

Frank Beamer teaches leadership to Virginia Tech students (WDBJ7)

This feature originally aired during Ronaoke's WDBJ7 News on Ocotber 3, 2008. Virginia Tech's Head Football Coach, Frank Beamer traded in a packed to stadium for a packed classroom to team up with Chris Neck and provide hands-on leadership experience to his Management Theory and Leadership Practices class.

The Season Returns to Va. Tech (ABC-13)

This feature originally aired during Ronaoke's ABC-13 News on April 18, 2008. The band, The Season, is featured in this video as they perform during Chris' Management Theory and Leadership Practice course at Virginia Tech. Chris invited the band to perform in his class and to discuss how teamwork has enabled the band's success in the music industry. Lead singer, Kurtis Parks, is one of Chris' former students.

WDBJ Feature on Chris & Coach Beamer

This is a video feature that originally aired during WDBJ7 News on April 1, 2008. The segment focuses on Chris and Virginia Tech Head Football Coach, Frank Beamer, teaming up for the Fall 2008 Management Theory and Leadership Practice course at Virginia Tech. The video features footage of Chris in the classroom environment and interview segments with Chris and Coach Beamer.

WDBJ Feature on Chris

This a video feature that originally aired during WDBJ7 News on October 5, 2007. The segment focuses on Chris' recent honor of being named as one of BusinessWeek's "Favorite Professors". The video features footage of Chris in the classroom environment and an interview with one of his students.

Virginia Tech Sports Today

This a video segment that aired on Virginia Tech Sports Today on February 25, 2007. The video features an introduction by Bill Roth ("The Voice of the Virginia Tech Hokies") and includes previously aired footage from the WDBJ7 News segment that featured Chris' work as a motivational speaker for the Virginia Tech Men's Basketball Team, in addition to some never-before-seen footage!

WDBJ7 News Feature

This a video segment that aired on WDBJ7 News in Roanoke, VA on February 16, 2007. This video clip focuses on Chris' work as a motivational speaker for the Virginia Tech Men's Basketball Team. The video features comments from players and Head Coach, Seth Greenberg, about how Chris has helped the team during their successful 2007 season both on and off the court.

The Rapping Professor

Not only is Chris an accomplished professor, management development speaker, and author, he is also a budding rap star. Chris shows off his rapping skills on the last day of class. In this video, he performs a self-written rap, filled with words of encouragement to the students of his Management Practices course at Virginia Tech. Stay tuned to www.chrisneck.com for continuous news on Chris' up and coming rap career.

Leading the Band

Chris opens a presentation to GE/Toshiba with an inspirational poem about taking risks and having a positive attitude towards work and towards life, in general. Chris explains how "if you're not afraid to face the music, you may one day lead the band".

"I Think I Can" Thinking

Chris uses the classic children's story, "The Little Engine That Could", to introduce the concept of positive "self-talk" and its benefits as they relate to mood, self-esteem, and performance. In this particular presentation, Chris addresses the benefits of positive "self-talk" and how it can facilitate dealng with change. He also touches on using opportunity thinking versus obstacle thinking when presented with challenges in and outside of the workplace.

"Out of the Bucket" Behavior

Chris discusses the analogy of how to catch a crab to illustrate how the negative attitudes of others can keep a person from achieving his or her goals. The concept of "out of the bucket" behavior emphasizes that those who wish to make change must overcome the doubts of others and be willing to take a chance. Chris also uses a visual example which portrays many of the world's modern-day self-leaders and professes that "the people who change the world are the ones crazy enough to do it".

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