Linal Harris

Linal Harris is an international business professional, Fortune 500 company executive, writer, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, radio host and life coach. He is also the recipient of a number of honors and awards, such as the Chicago Urban Roundtable’s 2012, 40 Game Changers under 40 award and The Chicago Defender’s 2013, Men of Excellence award.

Harris is an avid traveler, but no matter where in the world he is, Chicago will always be home and definitely has his heart. This comes through in the strong passion he displays for inspirational leadership and outreach within the Chicago community.

Harris’ passion for leadership is evidenced in his blog where he looks to challenge and help his readers, murder mediocrity and live their best life possible. He also authors two additional blogs and, where he shares experiences from his travels and allows his readers to see the world through his eyes.
Harris is a skilled public speaker who has been called upon by executives of Fortune 500 companies to facilitate goal setting sessions and/or provide motivational talks and presentations to their employees. Harris also continually shares his resources and time with inner city youth by volunteering and inspiring high school juniors and seniors to pursue further education.

Harris is also a life coach, affiliated with Accomplishment Coaching, accredited by the International Coaching Federation. He has over 15 years of leadership, coaching, business operations and technology experience. He has held leadership positions within a number of Fortune 500 companies, both domestic and international.