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Compelling Interviews with Great Leaders around the World with TED-style storytelling to help YOU become a more Inspiring Leader. Sponsored by and Hosted by Top Ranked Executive Coach Terry Lipovski we're on a quest to make Inspiring Leadership Ubiquitous. Start your day in an Inspiring way!

Compelling Interviews with Great Leaders around the World with TED-style storytelling to help YOU become a more Inspiring Leader. Sponsored by and Hosted by Top Ranked Executive Coach Terry Lipovski we're on a quest to make Inspiring Leadership Ubiquitous. Start your day in an Inspiring way!
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Compelling Interviews with Great Leaders around the World with TED-style storytelling to help YOU become a more Inspiring Leader. Sponsored by and Hosted by Top Ranked Executive Coach Terry Lipovski we're on a quest to make Inspiring Leadership Ubiquitous. Start your day in an Inspiring way!






e066 Generational Change with Abacus Data CEO David Coletto

“The best insights come from asking the right questions” If you lead people within an organization, you should hear David Coletto’s perspectives. Why? Because, we all need to better understand Generational Change and the impact it is having on our organizations. And who better to learn from than a Millennial and Researcher who investigates the impact of generational change on organizations? “Don’t assume anything - get data” Dr. David Coletto is CEO and a Founding Partner at Abacus Data. He...


e065 Changing For The Better with Compasio's Allan Brown

Allan Brown and his wife are “Digital Nomads”. They are constantly on the go, travelling the globe and living in different countries. Together, they founded Compasio in 2006 to facilitate a vision of loving, protecting and empowering some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Allan's vision is to see Compasio doing what it does in a very thought-out and effective way, and he is delivering on that vision in a very real way. “While a good heart is a good start, great ideas with not well...


e064 Intolerable Bosses - The Arrogant Boss

It’s safe to say that an Arrogant Boss is someone who wants to take control and lead through a display of superiority and overbearing. This is the opposite of authentic leadership, where people are willing to follow you. People only follow Arrogant Leaders because they feel that they need to. Arrogance can arise with people who are promoted into positions of authority based on their technical skill and expertise, but these people either lack the skills to earn respect using effective people...


e063 The Knack with Tweed CEO Bruce Linton

SHOW NOTES Bruce Linton has “The Knack”. The Knack for “growing” businesses and taking them “higher” (PUNs intended). As CEO of Tweed and it’s aptly named parent company Canopy, some of the hottest corporations on the planet right now, Bruce is riding the wave of policy change in Canada where Recreational Marijuana use is about to become legal. Bruce has taken Tweed and Canopy from nowhere to a $6 Billion Powerhouse. And with Corona Beer’s Parent company Constellation Brands just announcing...


e062 Networking For Leaders with Michael J Hughes

“Your net worth is your network” We're exploring Networking For Leaders with the Guru of Networking, Michael J. Hughes. For nearly 30 years, Michael J. Hughes has been a thought leader and best practice presenter when it comes to Networking. Over that time he has become known far and wide as “North America’s Networking Guru”. Through his highly acclaimed and sought-after firm, Networking For Results, Micheal has come to specialize in helping organizations and professionals increase their...


e061 The Real Threat with Special Ops Commander Steve Day

Are you prepared for the real threat? While we’ve all been sleeping soundly, Steve Day was keeping us safe from threats. As the former elite counter terrorism and covert operations task force Commander, Steve knows a thing or two about threats, leadership and being prepared. On this week’s Inspiring Leaders, Steve Day surprises us by revealing that the REAL THREAT may not be what we thought it was. Steve Day served as a Combat Engineer at the Troops and Squadron levels back in the 1990s. A...


e060 Intolerable Bosses - Favoritism

Favouritism is a widespread practice that usually has a significantly negative impact, whether you’re a victim or the favourite. Georgetown University’s School of Business found that 92% of senior business executives believe that favouritism is a contributing factor in most employee promotions, but only 25% of the polled executives admitted to practicing favouritism themselves. So there is a problem, but most people won’t admit that they are part of it. This sounds all too familiar. A small...


e059 Storytelling with Ed Bilat

The trend toward Storytelling is an unmistakable force that is sweeping across organizational gatherings, meetings and presentations globally. With leaders becoming increasingly dissatisfied with the low engagement and dwindling audiences at their events, they are ditching the scripts and podiums in favour of more compelling and captivating content and style. This week on Inspiring Leaders, we chat with one of the most successful Storytellers in North America. Ed Bilat, aka “The Closer” is...


e058 Innovation & People with Microsoft's John Weigelt

This week we talk Innovation & People with Microsoft Canada's National Technology Officer, John Weigelt. “Embrace the audacity of inexperience” John Weigelt leads Microsoft Canada’s strategic policy and technology efforts. Mr. Weigelt helps individual and organizations across Canada innovate with technology while avoiding the unintended consequences that might arise. He leads Canadian outreach for a variety of technology policies including: Economic Development, Privacy, Security, Government...


e057 Being Grounded with Author, Stephen K. Hacker

“Transformation is a natural, unrelenting force. It’s time we embraced radical change.” Mark Twain said “The two most important dates in a person’s life are the day you are born and the day you find out why”. Today we explore the time between these two events and discover why it is important to “Remain Grounded”. Stephen is an accomplished author and sought after consultant focusing on leadership and organizational performance. He is engaged with organizations throughout the world, achieving...


e056 Leading A.I. with Mindbridge AI CEO Eli Fathi

On e056 we explore “Leading with Ai” with Mindbridge Ai CEO Eli Fathi. Why? Because PwC estimates that by 2030, Artificial Intelligence will contribute $15.7 Trillion to the World’s economy. That’s why. “A.I. will have the same impact on this planet that electricity had.” Eli Fathi is a serial entrepreneur who has launched several successful and innovative technology companies in North America that served a global customer base. Eli is passionate about personal growth as well, helping people...


e055 Intolerable Bosses - The Visionless Boss

"Your future is not dependent on your boss's lack of a vision of the future" A Visionless boss, someone with no view of the future, can't communicate about the future to their team. As a result, employees often have no clear path forward. It's like being in a canoe, everyone has their paddles, but you have no idea where you are supposed to paddle toward because the captain doesn't know. So when you are in that canoe as employees, you become reactive. You just do what is necessary to not...


e054 Measuring What Matters with FitFirst Tech CVO Tim Brennan

We should all thank Tim Brennan for his curiosity. Tim is the Chief Visionary Officer at FitFirst Tech, a software company with some really cool science under the hood that allows companies to access the intelligence that helps them answer questions like who to hire and who will be the best fit. “I see solutions in problems that have not been attempted before.” After spending 13 years at Hostess Frito-Lay in Sales, Management, IT and HR, Tim Brennan developed new insights into the...


e053 Global Mobility with Topia CEO Brynne Kennedy

“We absolutely need more female CEOs that can set a positive example for women of the future, and that will change the world if we can accomplish that” It's Brynne Kennedy’s mission to democratize global mobility for all of the 7.5 billion people in the world. She believes that more open borders and easier global mobility solves global problems, fosters opportunity, and drives economic growth. Brynne Kennedy is the CEO of, formerly MOVE Guides, a platform she founded for the...


e052 Living Authentically with Best Selling Author Joshua Miller

“Sometimes, when you follow the Masses, the “M” gets dropped!” Joshua Miller is a master certified personal & executive coach who spends his life supporting people to bury their bullshit and uncover the greatness they already have. He also just happens to be one of the most authentic people you will ever meet. Joshua started his career as a Creative Director in advertising, responsible for the campaign strategies of Fortune 100 brands, and now creates and supports executive leadership...


e051 Intolerable Bosses - The Fear Monger

Nobody wants to work for an Intolerable Boss, but for many people, the Fear Monger just happens to be the worst of the worst. When our safety is threatened, there is a chemical reaction that happens up in our brains. A part of our Hippocampus gets triggered into what is commonly called an Amygdala Response or our Fight or Flight Response. It’s an automatic response that happens in the oldest, most primitive parts of our brains. Researchers believe that early humans developed this response to...


e050 Banding People Together with Rock Star Alan Schaefer

“Rock Stars create unique, special experiences for everybody” They say that business is easy until you introduce people. While it is true that interpersonal dynamics can be tricky to solve, there are a few people out there who have it down to a science, and that is what we are here to discuss on this week’s Inspiring Leaders Podcast. Former Rock Star Alan Schaefer is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Banding People Together, a super group of behaviorists, strategists and rock stars...


e049 The Business Of Experience with XPR CEO Joelle Parenteau

“Life is about creating and living experiences worth sharing” Can you build a business around experience? Every now and then, someone comes along that sees the world a little differently. Joelle Parenteau has built several successful companies based on people’s experiences. In fact, she has taken the concept of providing the customer with an experience, strapping it onto a rocket and blasting it into a whole new orbit. “When I hear things like ‘that can’t be done’, I see it as a challenge.”...


e048 Leading with EQ with Renuka Mohan, Soul Coach

Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is one the most important factors determining success in leadership roles. In fact, a recent study from Daniel Goleman and the Harvard School of Business found that EQ accounts for over 90% of the difference between successful executive and unsuccessful executives. Join us this week for an unforgettable and deep discussion as Soul Coach Renuka Mohan helps us explore Emotional Intelligence, why it is so important for leaders, and what we can do to cultivate it...


e047 Intolerable Bosses - The Micro Manager

The Leadership Brothers are back to expose one of the most common types of Intolerable Bosses, the dreaded Micro Manager. Everyone agrees, Micro Managing is far too common in today’s workplace. It seems like every organization has at least one Micro Manager. Exposing the Micro Manager The Micro Manager is constantly staring over your shoulder, obsessing over every move you’re making, every step you take. They want to know what your going to do before you even do it. They want to now what’s...