More than ever we need leaders who excel
at the intersection of 2 realities:

COURAGEOUS ENOUGH

to grow their influence

 
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KIND ENOUGH

to use their strength to protect

 

The SightShift Leadership Academy will train you in both.

 
 

What is The SightShift Leadership Academy?

 

From the deep to the simple The SightShift Leadership Academy is dedicated to teaching you the skills that will help you be your best as a leader. As a result you'll develop into a competent and high performing individual who impacts everyone around them. 

We offer a suite of courses all designed to stretch the participant to learn the skill and achieve the outcome. Each and every course is packed with valuable content - we don’t hold back. We want you to feel like you got so much out of the content that you can’t believe the price you paid.

Want to learn how to lead meetings like a pro?
Need to know how to tell a story to influence direction?
Facing a leadership crisis and need help on making great decisions?
Desire to figure out how to focus your efforts into more effective impact?

You will:

Become confident in the most difficult of relationships.
Get clarity on your mission that transcends your job.
Process your day to close open loops that create anxiety.
Use your problems to build momentum in every category of your life.
Employ practices and strategies to stay focused and motivated.
Be happy with yourself regardless of circumstances.
Develop awareness to build great teams for life and work.
Become a brilliant leader that can discern what each moment needs.
Invest who you are to grow your most important relationships.

The SightShift Leadership Academy has it all from the tactics to the strategies to the deep principles. You will repeatedly be taken to the edge of your abilities by the training. Much more than productivity tricks and motivations this is long form learning that will shape you into being your best.

You will suffer in life. And suffering can make you cruel or passive. This is why many leaders act from fear or indifference. SightShift will teach you how to lead with vulnerability and no longer self-sabotage.

If an exhaustive list of the benefits gained were listed there would be over 100 entries. Scroll down to see the course offerings.

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The SightShift Courses

 

Start with the foundational SightShift content.

The best, clearest, most concise management training you can find.

Cultivate a resilient mindset so you can create reality.

Learn the 12 skills that will help you be at your best as a leader.

Learn how we take people through Figure That Shift Out.

Get any relationship moving in a healthy direction, or continue on a healthy path.

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Prepare your children for their future and enjoying getting there.

 

WHERE WILL YOU START YOUR ADVENTURE?

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FIGURE THAT SHIFT OUT

This 12 week training is the foundation of SightShift. It is comprehensive and thorough to help you see yourself, others, and your life in a completely different way than before. This new sight will allow you to harness every moment of life whether stuck or successful for more focus on your mission and impact to your community.

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Course Curriculum

  1. Reframe everything.

  2. No more proving or hiding.

  3. Learn your story.

  4. Flip the lie.

  5. Write a new ending.

  6. Train the brain.

  7. Lose to find.

  8. Give where it hurts.

  9. Improve decision making.

  10. Master conflict.

  11. Enjoy relationships.

  12. Teach what you know.

What's Included?

  • 12 Videos

  • 12 Audios

  • 1 Workbook

  • Chellenging Exercises

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FIGURE THAT WORK OUT

So you've never been trained in WHAT needs to be done and HOW to do it. I'm aiming for this to be the best, clearest, and most concise management training you can find. 

I'll teach you 9 skills that no matter where you are after this course you'll be advanced in effective management.

You can manage others in a way that you'll make their lives better and they will always look back at working with you as the time they learned so much. You'll be their favorite boss. 

Course Curriculum

  1. Lead.

  2. Give feedback that is heard.

  3. Navigate tough conversations.

  4. Get your team fully engaged.

  5. Develop don’t just discipline.

  6. Delegate effectively.

  7. Build your ideal week.

  8. Smooth accountability (and a 4 part series on leading awesome meetings).

  9. Constantly improve teamwork.

  10. Additional training on developing others.

What's Included?

  • 9 Videos

  • 14 Audios

  • 1 Workbook

  • Challenging Exercises

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FIGURE THAT LEADERSHIP OUT

Leadership is a learnable skill. Learn the 12 skills that will help you be at your best as a leader and change lives. In this course you'll learn high level skills and templates that will equip you to lead with high impact for the long haul and know what needs to be done in complex situations. 

Course Curriculum

  1. Audacity.

  2. Create.

  3. Structure.

  4. Trigger.

  5. Poised.

  6. Pace.

  7. Perceive.

  8. Attune.

  9. Persevere.

  10. Release.

  11. Pursuit.

  12. Courage.

What's Included?

  • 12 Videos

  • 27 Audios

  • 1 Workbook

  • Challenging Exercises

WATCH ONE OF THE COURSE VIDEOS BELOW:

FIGURE THAT RELATIONSHIP OUT

When your relationships are healthy you have more energy and vision for your life. In this course the SightShift methodology is applied to help relationships at any stage figure out how to continue on a healthy path or get the relationship moving in a healthy direction.

Course Curriculum

  1. 7 keys for a healthy relationship.

  2. Sex.

  3. Money.

  4. Boundaries and In-Laws.

  5. How to relax the relationship when it’s tense.

  6. Why are relationships difficult?

  7. Boredom and excitement are partners.

  8. The hidden clue to grow your relationship.

  9. The last barrier to closeness.

  10. Develop personalized strategies.

  11. Parenting.

  12. When families blend.

What's Included?

  • 12 Videos

  • 12 Audios

  • 1 Workbook

  • Challenging Exercises

WATCH ONE OF THE COURSE VIDEOS BELOW:

FIGURE THAT MINDSET OUT

Manage others and you'll experience the reality that taking people where they haven't imagined they could go is hard work.

Your role is to create a new reality and get people there. And the challenge of that will reveal any flabbiness in your mindset.

This course is focused on cultivating a resilient mindset so you can create reality. You can only lead people somewhere they have never been if you have the mindset for it.

Your brain tricks you or you train your mindset. Life can be hard and it definitely isn't fair. Training your mindset keeps you resilient. 

Course Curriculum

  1. I live and love from a secure identity.

  2. I have faced my fear and found abundance.

  3. I am here. Now.

  4. I am centered and focused.

  5. Relationships grow me.

  6. I build the community I want.

  7. I learn from my mistakes.

What's Included?

  • 7 Videos

  • 14 Audios

  • 1 Workbook

  • Challenging Exercises

Sample BOOKLET Content FROM THIS COURSE

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CERTIFICATION: FIGURE THAT SHIFT OUT

In this course I'll teach you what I do each week to take someone through Figure That Shift Out. 

You can go through this course whether you want to be certified or not. Completing this course does not certify you.

More details on the certification are in the academy. The FAQ also has some information.

Course Curriculum

  1. Certification: Reframe everything.

  2. Certification: No more proving or hiding.

  3. Certification: Learn your story.

  4. Certification: Flip the lie.

  5. Certification: Write a new ending.

  6. Certification: Train the brain.

  7. Certification: Lose to find.

  8. Certification: Give where it hurts.

  9. Certification: Improve decision making.

  10. Certification: Master conflict.

  11. Certification: Enjoy relationships.

  12. Certification: Teach what you know.

What's Included?

  • 12 Videos

  • 24 Audios

  • 1 Workbook

  • Challenging Exercises

 
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NOT SURE WHERE TO START?

FOLLOW THE ADVENTURE MAP…

Want to dive in to the deep stuff and learn who you are and how to live at your best and most authentic self? Want to train yourself to lead and perform at your highest level?

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do you feel Stuck with some problems of ineffective management? Having a hard time standing out from the crowd? Difficulty getting your team engaged?

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REAL PEOPLE SAYING NICE THINGS

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With each passing season, and in my best and worst moments, SightShift has helped me to find direction. By honing the mindset that I am so much more than my decision-making in business, I can find peace at the end of any day.
— Managing Partner for One Line Coffee, Mick Evans

Chris McAlister’s content on leadership is like none other that I’ve seen before. He quickly gets at the heart of what true great leaders are made of and how folks can transform themselves. The best way I can describe his essence is a psychologist, a leadership expert, a sage and a comedian all wrapped up into one. He has helped me and several of my teams to improve, not only their work performance, but also in other aspects of their lives.
— Director, Worldwide Safety and Assurance for Disney, Michael Siemer
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I’m forever grateful that I was introduced to Chris. At the time, CHAARG was growing rapidly, ++ I was struggling — it was getting hard to manage the increased number of people, + I needed *systems* in place... but I didn’t know where to begin.
I was a bit skeptical at first. Little did I know, Chris would help me on #AllTheSides of business [systems, management, leadership, visionary], but also help me so much in my personal life.
— Founder//President of CHAARG, Elisabeth Tavierne

Working with Chris has easily been the best thing I’ve spent my money on all year in terms of ROI. It’s not just about large revelations, but instead it’s a lifetime of learning and practicing, using his framework for growth. The reason Chris’s work is so important is that it’s fundamental, rather than a trend or quick fix. It’s the distillation of the expertise of hundreds of authors, coaches, and leaders before him, made into a program that’s easily understandable and immediately applicable. Get ready to see yourself differently.
— Founder/CEO of Death To Stock, David Sherry
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Before SightShift I was spinning my wheels. I was missing the big picture. I was getting lost in managing the inventory, the employees, and the stores. Immediately during the first couple of sessions I could cast vision for myself and the business as a whole.
On a personal level as we got deeper into the content, I was able to separate my identity from the business. I was able to be Nicole, a whole human being, who can be calm and present in the chaos.
I can quickly come back to my center where I can lead from a whole place not a overly reactive one. Figure That Shift Out will help you get to a place of awareness that will help you move forward. I continue to be reinvigorated and inspired.
— Co-Founder of Native Cold Pressed Juice, Nicole Salvo-Davis

I had been reading heaps of self help books about unblocking yourself creatively and how to live with the resistance. I tried to get better by raising my intensity which lead to burn out. I felt like I had reached the top level of my self taught Kung-fu and now I needed a grand-master to guide me. I had also just started my first business which was putting pressure on me that I had never experienced.

Chris is one of the smartest people I have spoken to and is a freak when it comes to this stuff…the more you invest in him the more he comes right back at you.
— Shaun Singh (said in a New Zealand accent so you know it's cool)
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We have noticed that self help doesn’t stick. Luckily we found SightShift and were able to make permanent changes in our everyday lives. SightShift helped us to figure out our fears and unlearn old habits. Practical tools were easy to use because they were introduced at a personal level. Our organization has noticed the change in us and the better results we achieve in our leadership. This is why our management is eager to bring this to the whole organization.
— Salla Alajoki and Pasi Iisakkala

After having trained as an ER physician I came to Chris deep over my head after taking a leadership position at a Health Insurance company. My years of training in medical school and residency hadn’t given me the training and skills I needed to lead my team. SightShift has helped me to get to the root of my desires to uncover my fears and lead from a secure identity. Chris then helped build the administrative framework that has helped me reshape the culture and efficiencies of my workplace.
— MD, MBA, MPH, Dr. Robert Cooper
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Who Is Chris McAlister?

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Brief and written by someone else: 

Chris McAlister is the founder of SightShift, a company that helps ambitious people be courageous and kind.

Living in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and three daughters, McAlister spends his free time hanging out combining things. He's particularly fond of three combos: running&sauna, bourbon&bbq, and watching The Office with his family.  He’s authored 5 books, spoken to thousands of people, and loves the work of helping others unblock their best leadership.

You can read a bit longer narrative of highlights and lowlights here.

FAQ

Q: WHAT IS THE VIDEO CONTENT LIKE?

A: Check the sample content in the course listings above.

Q: WHAT ARE THE OTHER FORMATS FOR THE CONTENT?

A: All videos have a downloadable audio option. There's a workbook for each course. Transcriptions are also coming later in the year.

Q: WHERE SHOULD I START?

A: Check out the Adventure Map. You'll be sent a welcome email with instructions and the Adventure Map included. 

Q: MAY I SHARE MY LOGIN?

A: We're obviously on the honor system here. We encourage household sharing but not coworker sharing. 3 of the courses are drip content and designed to take you through a comprehensive transformation process.

Q: WhAT'S THE NEXT COURSE YOU PLAN ON ADDING?

A: At SightShift, we’re constantly creating new content to address the needs of our students. New content is always fleshed out through invite only coaching programs before it is made available as a course.

Q: ARE ALL THE COURSES AVAILABLE FOR Immediate streaming?

A: All courses are immediately available. Some of the courses are set to release lessons no quicker than 1 week. This is for courses where binging the content would reduce the effectiveness of the course.

Q: WHAT IS THE Refund POLICY?

A: Refunds are available 3 days after purchase for upfront annual payments only. For monthly payments you would just cancel your subscription in the account you'll setup after you pay. You can cancel anytime. 

Q: IS FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE?

A: No. The focus has been kept on offering multiple levels so there is a level that is accessible for all. We don't want anyone to not have access that wants it.

Q: IS THE CONTENT MOBILE FRIENDLY?

A: The content is optimized for all devices. Content can be accessed and resumed on any device.  

Q: how can i get coaching for the content?

A: Coaching is available for the Figure That Shift Out process with one of our certified coaches here

Q: IS CHRIS AVAILABLE TO SPEAK ON THE CONTENT FOR OUR EVENT?

A: Yes. Chris will work with you to help your event be the best experience possible. You can go to this form to express interest. If he can't make the event, we have people from our team who can. We also have our athletic division here.  

Q: WHAT IS THE CERTIFICATION PROCESS?

A: For those interested in bringing the Figure That Shift Out content to their company or offering the coaching to others, there is an option for certification. More details can be accessed by going to www.sightshift.com/certification. You can complete the certification course and teach it to others without being certified. We encourage that. You can't advertise or charge others unless certified.

Q: CAN WE BUY IN BULK FOR OUR COMPANY or GET OUR OWN BRANDED OPTION?

A: Yes. There's a form here to express interest.

Q: ARE THERE AFFILIATE OPTIONS?  

A: Yes. There's a form here to express interest.

Note: SightShift is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, treatment, medical treatment, psychotherapy, counseling, or mental health services. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding any mental health symptom or medical condition. Never disregard professional psychological or medical advice or delay in seeking it.