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Holistic Leadership Solutions provides leadership coaching and consulting to support leaders, teams, and organizations through personalized one-on-one coaching, team-building, leadership development programs, and the development of world-class employee life-cycle systems and processes. We believe that effective leadership involves a holistic approach that considers the strengths and well-being of the individual, team, and organization. Our four-tiered approach to leadership and engagement will revolutionize the way you lead, collaborate, and compete in today's dynamic business world. 

About Chris

Meet the CEO and Founder behind Holistic Leadership Solutions.



Founder, CEO and Leadership Coach

Chris Dotson is a highly accomplished and passionate Gallup Certified Strength-Based Leadership Coach with an unwavering dedication to empowering leaders to unlock their full potential. With over 20 years of invaluable leadership experience, Chris has honed his expertise in guiding individuals and teams toward greatness, fostering growth, and cultivating a positive impact in the workplace and beyond. Chris is a coach who focuses on business results and holistic well-being. He will support you in reaching your goals both personally and professionally. When it comes to living holistically well, Chris has seen firsthand how to achieve great career success and have an incredible home life. He will work closely with you to help this be a reality for you, your team, and your organization.

Throughout his career, Chris has demonstrated an exceptional understanding of leadership dynamics, organizational culture, and individual strengths. He is a firm believer in the power of leveraging one's inherent talents and gifts to achieve extraordinary results. Armed with advanced-level facilitation training and skills, he has honed the art of creating transformative coaching experiences, enabling leaders to tap into their unique strengths and maximize their leadership potential.

Chris's impact as a Strength-Based Leadership Coach is far-reaching. Countless individuals have experienced profound personal and professional growth under his mentorship. Through his insightful guidance and nurturing support, many aspiring leaders have achieved promotions and discovered a deeper sense of purpose in their roles. Chris's approach goes beyond professional success; he firmly believes in the significance of holistic well-being, ensuring that his clients thrive not only in their careers but also in their personal lives.

The hallmark of Chris's coaching style is his unwavering belief in the power of positivity and potential. He understands that leaders who are empowered to lead from a place of authenticity and strength can create an environment that fosters productivity, collaboration, and innovation. Through tailored coaching sessions and personalized development plans, Chris equips his clients with the tools to navigate challenges, capitalize on opportunities, and create a lasting impact within their organizations.

Beyond the professional realm, Chris's commitment to the growth of others extends to the community. He actively engages in outreach programs, workshops, and speaking engagements to share his insights and expertise with a broader audience. His vision is to inspire a new generation of leaders who embrace their unique strengths, leading with empathy, integrity, and a commitment to making a positive difference. He is the current President of Greater Ann Arbor SHRM and a board member of Ann Arbor ATD.

Chris Dotson's journey as a Gallup Certified Strength-Based Leadership Coach exemplifies a profound passion for empowering leaders and transforming lives. With his wealth of experience, advanced facilitation skills, and heart-centered approach, he continues to be a guiding light for leaders seeking to create lasting and meaningful change in their careers and lives.

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