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Dan is the founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group, a firm that improves the state of leadership and organizational culture. He is the best-selling author of three books: OPEN TO THINK, THE PURPOSE EFFECT and FLAT ARMY. A renowned speaker, Dan has presented at four different TED events and also writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Huffington Post. Dan is an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business and has garnered more than 20 industry awards over his career. Previously as Chief Envisioner and Chief Learning Officer at TELUS—a Canadian telecommunications company with revenues of $14 billion and 50,000 global employees—he launched the Transformation Office, the TELUS MBA, and the TELUS Leadership Philosophy, all award-winning initiatives that dramatically helped to increase the company’s employee engagement to record levels of nearly 90%. Prior to TELUS, he held senior roles at SAP, Business Objects and BCIT. He is honoured to be on the Thinkers50 radar list.

Dan is the founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group, a firm that improves the state of leadership and organizational culture. He is the best-selling author of three books: OPEN TO THINK, THE PURPOSE EFFECT and FLAT ARMY. A renowned speaker, Dan has presented at four different TED events and also writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Huffington Post. Dan is an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business and has garnered more than 20 industry awards over his career. Previously as Chief Envisioner and Chief Learning Officer at TELUS—a Canadian telecommunications company with revenues of $14 billion and 50,000 global employees—he launched the Transformation Office, the TELUS MBA, and the TELUS Leadership Philosophy, all award-winning initiatives that dramatically helped to increase the company’s employee engagement to record levels of nearly 90%. Prior to TELUS, he held senior roles at SAP, Business Objects and BCIT. He is honoured to be on the Thinkers50 radar list.
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Dan is the founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group, a firm that improves the state of leadership and organizational culture. He is the best-selling author of three books: OPEN TO THINK, THE PURPOSE EFFECT and FLAT ARMY. A renowned speaker, Dan has presented at four different TED events and also writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Huffington Post. Dan is an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business and has garnered more than 20 industry awards over his career. Previously as Chief Envisioner and Chief Learning Officer at TELUS—a Canadian telecommunications company with revenues of $14 billion and 50,000 global employees—he launched the Transformation Office, the TELUS MBA, and the TELUS Leadership Philosophy, all award-winning initiatives that dramatically helped to increase the company’s employee engagement to record levels of nearly 90%. Prior to TELUS, he held senior roles at SAP, Business Objects and BCIT. He is honoured to be on the Thinkers50 radar list.

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Episodes

How Do You Want To Be Known When You Leave The Room?

4/20/2019
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In this episode, Dan Pontefract discusses the important question of "How Do You Want To Be Known When You Leave The Room?" with insights about Tiger Woods, Qantas Airlines, Boeing and Wells Fargo. Love Based Leadership provides insights, thoughts, stories and truth bombs concerning the state of leadership in today's organizations.

Duration:00:19:53

Helping Others In Times Of Need

2/26/2019
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In this episode, Dan Pontefract talks about intentional disposition, and how we need to be intentional when we help others. Stories about NBA coach Doc Rivers, Jesse Owens and the first female to run the Boston Marathon make an appearance. Love Based Leadership provides insights, thoughts, stories and truth bombs concerning the state of leadership in today's organizations.

Duration:00:16:43

What's The Definition Of Love As A Leader?

2/14/2019
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In this episode, Dan Pontefract shares his definition of love, as it relates to being a leader; a leader of self and of others. The story of Jesse (the Westin Hotel server) is used as the backdrop. The Love Based Leadership podcast provides insights, thoughts, stories and truth bombs concerning the state of leadership in today's organizations.

Duration:00:13:17

Are You Empathetic? Shame On You If Not.

2/2/2019
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In this episode, Dan Pontefract highlights the critical importance of empathy with stories about The Giving Tree, Christmas Truce 1914, and the three different types of empathy. Love Based Leadership provides insights, thoughts, stories and truth bombs concerning the state of leadership in today's organizations.

Duration:00:25:07

Time After Time: The Importance Of Time

1/25/2019
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In this episode, Dan Pontefract discusses the critical importance of time. Are you in control of your time? What is the relationship between time and being a love-based leader? Find out. Love Based Leadership provides insights, thoughts, stories and truth bombs concerning the state of leadership in today's organizations.

Duration:00:17:43

Are You Recognizing Your People?

1/20/2019
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In this episode, Dan Pontefract highlights the importance of recognition. 87 percent of employee recognition focuses on tenure-based awards. (e.g. you get a 10-year plaque or watch.) That's just wrong. Find out how you can recognize peers and employees far better. Love Based Leadership provides insights, thoughts, stories and truth bombs concerning the state of leadership in today's organizations.

Duration:00:20:21

Executive Assistants Are The Epitome Of Class

1/10/2019
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In this episode, Dan Pontefract highlights the incredible support, savviness, and abilities of the executive assistant. Love Based Leadership provides insights, thoughts, stories and truth bombs concerning the state of leadership in today's organizations.

Duration:00:11:38