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.