The Leadership Standard – 011– Francis Cholle – Author, educator, adviser, and founder of SQUIRCLE

September 21st, 2020|Podcasts|

In addition to revealing the origins of SQUIRCLE, which began over 10 years ago while consulting with his international clients, Francis shares actionable insights to help business leaders conquer the unique problems of today and guide them away from the techniques of the past.

The Leadership Standard – S01E10– Mark Sutcliffe – Award-Winning Broadcaster, Author, Entrepreneur, and TEC Canada Chair

August 26th, 2020|Podcasts|

Just as running a marathon starts with taking your first stride, realize and master your leadership potential by pressing play on this timely and gripping conversation between Mark Sutcliffe and Gair Maxwell.

The Leadership Standard – S01E09 – Leo Bottary – International Speaker, Author, Founder and Managing Partner of Peernovation, LLC

July 16th, 2020|Podcasts|

Leo Bottary is the founder and managing partner of Peernovation, LLC. He is a sought-after thought leader on peer advantage, an emerging discipline dedicated to strategically engaging peers to realize their business and life goals.

The Leadership Standard – S01E08 – Rachel Mielke – CEO and Founder of Hillberg & Berk

June 17th, 2020|Podcasts|

With a career that has included a showing at the Oscars, a pitch-turned-deal on Dragons’ Den, partnerships with Olympic athletes such as Tessa Virtue, and two designs commissioned for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - Rachel Mielke's interview with Gair Maxwell details a sparkling leadership journey that is sure to uplift and inspire.

The Leadership Standard – S01E07 – JasonTasse, COO – Lee Valley Tools Ltd.

May 4th, 2020|Podcasts|

There are two parts to every company: the mechanics and the soul. How does a leader achieve both in a  time of retail disruption? Jason’s comprehensive discussion with Gair Maxwell provides an inspiring look at the mindset of a leader who was tasked with guiding the future of one Canada’s most iconic catalog companies.

The Leadership Standard – S01E06 – Carol Kitchen, VP of Energy & Logistics – Growmark

March 18th, 2020|Podcasts|

From humble beginnings on an Illinois farm to becoming the President and CEO of United Farmers of Alberta, and recently being named GROWMARK Vice President, Energy and Logistics – Carol’s 30 years of global, multi-channel success has been the result of embracing lifelong learning and a drive to knowing her industry better than anyone else.

The Leadership Standard – S01E05 – Kerry O’Reilly Wilks, Chief Officer of Legal, Regulatory & External Affairs

February 12th, 2020|Podcasts|

Kerry O’Reilly Wilk’s rise as one of the top legal minds in the country is grounded in her east coast roots. From a small town in Newfoundland to becoming head of legal of the world’s second-largest mining company to now serving as Chief Officer of Legal, Regulatory & External Affairs for TransAlta, Kerry shares how humble beginnings developed her to the leader she is today.

The Leadership Standard – S01E04 – David Meerman Scott, Best-Selling Author and Marketing Strategist

January 21st, 2020|Podcasts|

Sports teams and movie series have a phenomenal fan culture, but so do many businesses. Whether you’re manufacturing dump trucks or selling flowers on the corner, people seek out human connection. Eight-time author David Meerman Scott draws on neuroscience and extensive marketing experience to explore ‘Fanocracy;’ the idea of turning fans into customers and customers into fans.

The Leadership Standard – S01E03 – Ryan Walter, President of Heads-Up Comm Corp. / Stanley Cup Champion

December 13th, 2019|Podcasts|

Why does one team win and one team lose? Once the youngest captain in NHL history, Ryan Walter is now a five-time author and Stanley Cup Champion. In this episode, Ryan breaks-down how the margin of difference in company success vs failure is not in the caliber of their people, but rather the energy of their people.