About Bob

As Chairman and CEO of $3B capital equipment and engineering solutions firm Barry-Wehmiller, Bob Chapman has led the company’s transformation from traditional management practices to what they call Truly Human Leadership — a people-centric approach where Barry-Wehmiller team members feel valued, cared for, and an integral part of the company’s purpose. A sought after speaker for his ideas about the powerful intersection of people-centric leadership and good business strategy, Chapman is intentional about using his platform as a business leader to build a better world.

His book, Everybody Matters, which chronicles his journey and leadership philosophy, is a Wall Street Journal bestseller.

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Leaders: They are trusted and valued team members who know how to identify and do the right thing. https://www.barrywehmiller.com/post/blog/2020/03/05/guest-post-sean-dice

“Rear wheel drive will only get you so far. We need all wheels to get where we’re going.” https://www.barrywehmiller.com/post/blog/2020/03/05/teamwork-on-an-olympian-scale

Listen to chapter five of #EverybodyMatters: https://www.barrywehmiller.com/post/podcast/2020/03/05/everybody-matters-podcast-hardwiring-our-culture

Business is a virtuous cycle. Business growth is essential for the growth of our people. https://www.barrywehmiller.com/post/blog/2020/03/05/the-virtuous-cycle-of-caring

Per @LinkedIn: "At companies that struggle with manager care, employees are nearly 50% more likely to apply for a new job."

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