Chris Schembra

Member Since 2020

Chris Schembra

Chief Question Asker


New York City Area

Chris Schembra is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of "Gratitude Through Hard Times" and "Gratitude and Pasta." He is the Founder of the 7:47 Gratitude Experience™ — an evidence-based framework used to strengthen client and team relationships in profound ways. He's used the principles of gratitude to spark over 500,000 relationships around the dinner table, serving Fortune 50 CEO's, Olympians, Academy Award Winners, Grammy Award Winning #1 Recording Artists, Super Bowl Champions, and more. As a Viral Marketer, his gratitude campaign giving tribute and thanks to Veterans earned over 36 million views, 1.2 million shares, and 2 Emmy Awards. His direct work has been talked about in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Inc, Entrepreneur, Bravo TV, Fox News Channel, Variety, and hundreds of other media outlets.


  • Community Building
  • Leadership
  • Team Building


October 20th, 2022

Don't Wait for 'When' — Experience Joy Now

How often in life do we convince ourselves to forgo something great in the present in the hopes of something better in the future?

September 19th, 2022

What I Learned From Saying 'No' to My Second TEDx Talk

To be a successful leader, and/or a successful creative, you need to be in complete self-awareness at all times.

June 10th, 2022

Develop Your Gratitude Rituals

We can all connect through a desire to show and share gratitude.

April 26th, 2022

Finding Meaning Through Hard Times

As an entrepreneur, you're going to face many challenging times along the journey.



We get it. Even at the highest levels of success, business leaders and their teams are isolated and disconnected. We help companies create meaningful connection through the 7:47 Gratitude Experience — an evidence-based framework that helps leaders build community and strengthen relationships. In the past 5 years, 7:47 has sparked over 500,000 relationships around the dinner table, helping companies build cultures of connection, well-being, and purpose.