Leadership and Team Consulting That Works

Put an end to employee disengagement; become a strong & purpose-driven team.

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Engaged Employees

Attract & Retain Top Talent

Prepare Future Leaders

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The Arch: A Framework for Leadership and Life

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What is Disengagement Costing You and Your Organization?

Far too many teams are unhealthy and disengaged. This costs organizations billions of dollars, but the bigger issue is disengagement leaves leaders and employees feeling frustrated and unfulfilled. Even worse, they bring those same negative feelings back home to the ones they love.

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Disengaged Employees

  • Will Leave – Taking Their Talent with Them

  • Only Come To Work For a Paycheck

  • Hurt Your Bottom Line

  • Are Unfulfilled at Work

  • Lack Focus

  • Are Unproductive

  • Negatively Infect Team Morale

The Answer to Employee Disengagement

“In an age of abundance, why are employees so disengaged?” By specifically focusing on unique, individual and team strengths, and aiming those strengths toward a shared purpose, we lift the veil on this question.

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You Need Consulting That Helps Your Team Finally Understand Each Other and Achieve Peak Performance – It Changes Everything!

Organizations are made up of individuals. When we understand each other, every aspect of the organization is improved. It’s time to get your team engaged.

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Hi, I’m Jim Uhl

I know how damaging bad leadership is and how transformative strong and healthy leadership can be.

I’m a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, California POST Master Instructor, Southern California Police Sergeant who has been leading people during times of stability and crisis for the past 14 years, and teaching, training, coaching, and consulting for over a decade.

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Jim with a blue tie outside smiling

Hi, I’m Jim Uhl

I know how damaging bad leadership is and how transformative strong and healthy leadership can be.

I’m a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, I hold a California POST Master Instructor Certification; I’ve been leading men and women into battle for 14 years as a Police Sergeant in Southern California, and teaching, training, facilitating, and consulting for over a decade

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The 3 Simple Steps to a High Performing Team

Become the STRONG Leader & Team You Were Always Meant to Be

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We’ll help you choose the service that best fits your leadership and team development needs.

Experience The Training
Based on your needs, we’ll schedule a personalized speaking, training, or coaching experience.

Solve Employee Disengagement
It is costing you more than just your bottom line, and after this training, you’ll be free from it.

Engaged Employees

  • Are Not Easily Lured Away

  • Enjoy Being at Work

  • Have a Long Range, Growth Mentality

  • Make Better & Creative Decisions

  • Share Ways for Others to Improve

  • Are Laser Focused on Goals

  • Exceed Expectations

  • Achieve Peak Performance

Bring Focus and Full Engagement to Your Team

Strengths Based Leadership and Team Consulting to Help Your Organization grow and flourish.

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“Our entire team was not fully aligned with a clarity of purpose. This caused us to question the overall value we were offering our clientele. Breaking The Chain Consulting came highly recommended and more than delivered. Our team is now fully energized around a shared common belief. Most importantly, our team is focused on what is most important for our customers.

Tom Flavin, CEO Burbank Chamber of Commerce

“We did not have a coherently shared mission. This made me uneasy, as I knew people were looking to me to point the way. Jim helped me see that not only was I prepared to lead the team forward, the team was also there to help. Jim was our guide on this journey, not a lecturer. We now have a common purpose and know exactly where we want to be as a team.”

Patrick, Community Development Director - Southern California

“As a new city, we are growing so fast, the workload has not allowed us to coalesce as a team. We were frustrated and not as cohesive as we should be. If you went into this training a skeptic, you came out a believer.”

Pat Walsh, Chief of Police Menifee PD

“We had disengaged employees, which created unspoken frustration, a lack of cohesion, and no resolution in sight. Jim customized a workshop that spoke our language. His approach is current and fresh. Now we are a Strength-Based Team and everyone is fully engaged.  No one is ‘checked out’. We now have a real path forward.”

Jerel Haley, Chief of Police Atascadero PD

We Use a Strengths-Based Leadership Framework

Why Focus on Strengths?

Because employee engagement is not about personality – it’s about performance. Strengths explain the unique ways you and your team naturally think, feel and behave.

What is Strengths Based Performance?

A powerful way to describe what people naturally do best. Your Top Five Talents are what primarily drive you. Knowing and using them changes everything.

We show you how to identify and maximize your top talents so you can better lead yourself and your teams.

Hover over each talent theme to see which ones best describes you.

STRATEGIC THINKING

Analytical
Context
Futuristic
Ideation
Input
Intellection
Learner
Strategic

INFLUENCING

Activator
Command
Communication
Competition
Maximizer
Self-Assurance
Significance
Woo

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING

Adaptability
Connectedness
Developer
Empathy
Harmony
Includer
Individualization
Positivity
Relator

EXECUTING

Achiever
Arranger
Belief
Consistency
Deliberative
Discipline
Focus
Responsibility
Restorative

Discover The Top Talents of Every Member of Your Team

A simple way to describe what each member of your team naturally does best.

  • Brings Teams Together

  • Focuses on the  Positives of Each Individual

  • Leads to High Performing, More Engaged Team Members

During Your custom designed Strengths Training Session, your team will learn how they can perform their best, why they prefer certain tasks over others, and how they can excel in your organization.

The antidote to employee disengagement is strengths-based leadership.

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The Benefits of A Fully Engaged Team

  • Rockstar Employees Wont Leave
  • Purpose-Driven Team

  • Cohesive Teamwork
  • Healthy & Harmonious Work Environment
  • Highly Focused Employees
  • Happier Workplace Atmosphere
  • Employees Get Along Well
  • Increased Revenue

Why should we choose Breaking The Chain Consulting

We have personally seen and experienced some terrible and downright damaging leadership and consulting services. That is exactly why we started this business; to break you free from the chains of all the wasteful training that is out there, which doesn’t work. Breaking The Chain Consulting will restore your faith and make you a believer in the power of leadership training and consulting.

How are these team building & training workshops different?

  • No focusing on failures and weaknesses
  • No boring lectures
  • No war stories
  • No impractical fluff
  • No rah-rah sessions
  • No waste of your time
  • No trust falls

What’s included in our team building & training workshops?

  • A Strengths-Based approach by a certified Gallup Strengths Coach
  • A practical framework based on creating cohesive, engaged, and high performing teams
  • Clarity, alignment, and health
  • Team health report
  • Team Strengths grid
  • The Playbook: The tangible & meaningful workshop outcome that will forever guide your team)

How long is each service?

  • 3 Day Workshops
  • Full day training workshops
  • Half day training workshops
  • One to two hour keynote presentations

Which service is best for us?

When it comes to your team, our top service is the 3-Day Team Building and Organizational Health Workshop. This will forever transform your team.

Our most popular keynote presentation is The ARCH: A Leadership Metaphor about Strengthening Yourself So You Can be a Stone for Others.

We offer variety of keynote, training, and workshop options the can be fully customized to meet your leadership and team development needs.

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Where does the training take place?

You provide the venue and we provide a highly interactive, participative, and engaging learning environment.

What’s needed for the training?

We are a highly professional and self-contained training operation. If you are in the Southern California area, we will bring our own computer, projector, cables, adapters, speaker, easel stands, charts, and writing instruments. If we have to travel farther and/or fly, we can still bring most of these items with us, but might need your help; especially when it comes to making photocopies.

We also like our clients to provide seating arrangements that allow for personal interaction (table groups rather than traditional classroom seating).

Don’t worry, we will work out all of these details well before we arrive and will do everything we can to take the load off of you.

What’s the cost?

This all depends on the service you need, but know this – Studies show most leadership training is ridiculously overpriced and fails. Our services are not only reasonably priced, they actually work, and provide an incredible value that will transform your teams. Schedule an Appointment for a quote.

We’re really down to earth and don’t need a lot of unnecessary frills like first class seating, fancy hotel rooms, and luxury vehicles. Because we focus on your team’s needs instead of our own, we do everything we can to keep travel and lodging costs reasonably low.

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Understand what disengagement looks like and the top five causes of it. Use this guide to see if you are actually causing disengagement in your employees today.

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Bring Focus and Full Engagement to Your Team

Strengths Based Leadership and Team Consulting to Help Your Organization grow and flourish.

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