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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!






e075 Coaching New Leaders with Grace Judson

“60% of new leaders fail” Grace Judson is a leadership coach and consultant focusing on first-line and recently-promoted managers and supervisors, helping them cross that daunting gap between being part of a team, and leading a team. Drawing on her 25 years of corporate experience – including 16 years of executive leadership – plus 13 years of leadership coaching, Grace works with individuals, teams, and leaders to develop their skills, helping them become the empowered leaders they want to...


e074 Strategic Planning with Mark Sutcliffe

“Devise the right plan for growth, and have the capacity and resources to oversee the execution of the plan so that it doesn’t sit on the shelf” A few years ago, prominent Broadcaster, Entrepreneur and Marathon Runner Mark Sutcliffe teamed up with a respected business partner to found Sutcliffe and Whalen, a boutique consulting practice specializing in helping businesses grow. Drawing on the experience of two established entrepreneurs and executives, S+W engages with clients to overcome the...


e073 Intolerable Bosses - The Moody Boss

Every boss can be moody from time to time. Never before have our organizational leaders been put in a tougher spot, responsible for executing the decisions from above and then mobilizing their team to execute, even when that team is overloaded or unmotivated. Mood swings are par for the leadership course. So when does a Boss’s Moods become Intolerable? On this week’s episode, we expose the Moody Boss and what you can do to survive. A Boss’s moods become intolerable when they are unaware of...


e072 Blah Blah Blah with Leadership Philosopher Anders Indset

This is no blah blah blah! Anders Indset is a Norwegian philosopher, author and a brilliant public speaker, currently working from Frankfurt, Germany. Anders is one of the world's leading business philosophers and a trusted sparring partner to international CEOs and political leaders. Often labelled as the "Digital Jesus" or "Rock'n'Roll Plato" by media, he is currently one of the most sought after keynote speakers in Europe with his approaches to practical philosophy. “Progress for humanity...


e071 Boundless Leadership with Adventurist Zoe Routh

“Leadership is about making choices in the moments that matter.” Zoë Routh is one of World’s leading experts on Boundless Leadership. Based in Canberra, the Capital City of Australia, she is a Leadership Author, Speaker, Mentor & Adventurist. She has worked with leaders and executives from around the world to dissolve barriers to connection and team culture. “Leadership is a wilderness. We do not need to wander, lost. We can learn to read the map.” After years of experience in Outward Bound...


e070 Strategic Value of HR with Kinaxis CHRO Megan Paterson

Megan Paterson exemplifies strategic success in Human Resources. Over her career, hard work and dedication have taken her from the ground floor as a new Corporate Recruiter to HR Manager, HR Director and Vice President of HR. Most recently, Megan was promoted to Cheif Human Resources Officer (CHRO) at the wildly successful Supply Chain Management Software, Kinaxis. During her storied career, Megan has learned a thing or two about what makes leaders successful and what challenges most of them...


e069 Going Places with Air Canada Rouge President Duncan Bureau

This week we're Going Places with Air Canada Rouge President, Duncan Bureau. Been there, done that! With over 25 years experience in the airline industry, Duncan Bureau has led teams in all commercial aspects of the airline industry including sales, operations, finance, marketing performance measurement, revenue management and distribution. He was a one of the keys to WestJet’s unbelievable growth a decade ago, a disruptive and unorthodox leader at Malaysia Airlines, and he played a central...


e068 Intolerable Bosses - The Angry Boss

e068 Intolerable Bosses - The Angry Boss by Terry Lipovski


e067 Teambuilding with Next Level CEO David Saxe

Want to cultivate a strong team that trusts and supports each other? Then don’t miss this episode where we pick the brain of David Saxe, North America’s Teamwork Architect! Based equally out of both Ontario and Florida, David Saxe is the President of Next Level Business Planning, a Team Building and Organizational Planning Consultancy that serves organizations across North America. Next Level strengthens organizations by unleashing the power of their leadership team and helping them focus on...


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...