Interview on December 30, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta at the CCO Rise Up Conference.
In 1978 country singer Kenny Rogers sang, “You got to know when to hold ‘em; know when to fold ‘em…” in his Grammy Award-winning song The Gambler. He was referring of course to success in playing poker, but this advice … Read More
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There are many people who have great ideas and a vision to achieve something. Yet countless times, plans fall by the wayside, visions go unrealized, good ideas never get off the ground. Perhaps you have experienced this. Perhaps you had … Read More
Think of a great person, and consider why they are great. At first you might reflect on things they’ve done or causes that they have advanced. But if you start to drill down, to go deeper and ask, “why did … Read More
One of the most read, most transformative leadership books of modern times is Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. In the opening chapter, titled “Inside-Out” he articulates the foundation of his research into success literature in the … Read More
I have spent close to 20 years in the personal and professional study of leadership. And believe me there is a lot written about it. There are over 479 million hits on Google using the keyword leadership. On Amazon.com there … Read More