Insights From Leaders

How I Lead This: Behind The Leadership Brand Of Firebelly Tea Founder David Segal
Can rooibos and matcha boost your leadership brand … and maybe even spawn a business empire? If you’re David Segal, the answer is a resounding yes. The DAVIDsTEA founder has...
How I Lead This: Behind The Leadership Brand Of Chiwis Chips’ Sarah Goodman
Can kiwi chips help you discover who you truly are as a leader? If you’re Chiwis founder and CEO Sarah Goodman, the answer is definitely yes. Prior to founding Chiwis,...
How I Lead This: Behind The Leadership Brand Of Partake Brewing’s Ted Fleming
In a statement released in January 2023, the World Health Organization said that even small amounts of alcohol can be damaging to your health. While this is not good news...
Shop Talk: Christene Marie’s Empathy-Driven Approach To Thought Leadership
It’s been a banner year for CEOs, both fictional and non-, appearing as characters in films and TV shows. But how many real-life CEOs starred in an actual movie? Well,...
How I Lead This: Behind The Leadership Brand Of Sundays Furniture’s Barbora Samieian
Barbora Samieian had no small business experience when she opened her restaurant. Inspired by salad bars in Manhattan, where she had worked as an associate evaluation officer at the United...
How I Lead This: Behind the Leadership Brand of Triathlete/CEO Steph Corker
As founder/CEO of human capital consultancy The Corker Collective, Steph Corker brings the same drive and focus to recruitment, leadership development, and personal transformation that she brings to competing in...
How I Lead This: Behind the Leadership Brand of NYT-Bestselling Author Craig Mullaney
New York Times bestselling author Craig Mullaney reveals his love for blueberry pancakes and how he feels about social media.
How I Lead This: Behind The Leadership Brand Of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?’s Brian Scudamore
As O2E CEO, Brian is also known for his friendly, approachable social media presence as well as for his business and leadership abilities. In this Q-&-A, he talks about leadership...
Dragons’ Den’s Manjit Minhas On Why Entrepreneurs Need Tough Love
Born and raised in Calgary, Manjit Minhas is an entrepreneur who, along with her brother Ravinder, has taken Minhas Craft Brewery from a $10k investment to $200m global enterprise and...
Lack Of Purpose Is Killing Your Business. Here’s How To Find One.
How do you bring more purpose to your business? And why have a purpose at all? These and other questions are the subject of The Purpose Revolution: How Leaders Create...
Life After eBay: Kenyan Ambassador Meg Whitman Shares 5 Lessons On Scaling
For startup founders, scaling the company is both an aspiration and a risk. US Ambassador to Kenya Meg Whitman is an oft-cited scaling success story. As CEO of eBay from...
Scott Hawthorn of Native Shoes on bringing personal development into business
n How do you transform an organization that is already up and running from one that isn’t people-led to one that is purpose-driven? That was the question facing Scott Hawthorn...
Five Strategies Daniel Ek Used to Grow Spotify into the World’s Largest Streaming Service
Daniel Ek has been working on what he calls “the problem” of streaming since 2002, when peer-to-peer music service Napster shut down and another illegal site, Kazaa, took over. Realizing...
Netflix Founder Reed Hastings Shares 5 Tips For Radically Disrupting An Industry
After getting dinged for $40 worth of late fees on a movie rental — or so the story goes — Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix. By selling, then...
Nike Founder Phil Knight Shares 5 Tips For Building A $100B+ Brand
Phil Knight is retired now, but you can see him—or a version of him, played by Ben Affleck—in Air. The new movie details the company’s historic deal with Michael Jordan,...
1-800-GOT-JUNK? Founder’s Secret Recipe For Social Media Success
So, you posted a guaranteed hit on your LinkedIn page and it didn’t go viral. Now what? The social media landscape is constantly changing, and quickly, too. What’s trending one...