The Way Forward Webcasts with Leon Goren

The Way Forward Webcasts with Leon Goren

In hour long conversations and Q&A's with business thought leaders, Leon Goren, President and CEO of North America's premier peer network and advisory community, PEO Leadership, looks ahead, beyond the immediate crisis, to help leaders strategize in this unprecedented time amidst huge transition. Learn more at https://peo-leadership.com/.

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May 22, 2022 61 min

We are very excited to have Fred Reichheld, the creator of the Net Promoter system of management and the founder of Bain & Company’s Loyalty practice, as our special guest on The Way Forward podcast series. Fred is known for “putting loyalty economics on the map” and is a trusted expert in customer loyalty. 

Two thirds of the Fortune 1000 now use Net Promoter Score (NPS), the world’s leading customer success and loyalty framewor...

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We were extremely excited to have Stephen Poloz, the former Governor of the Bank of Canada, kick off our 2022 Eye of the Executive In-Person Series in partnership with Focus Asset Management, on April 6th, 2022. Stephen is a widely recognized economist with nearly 40 years of experience in financial markets, forecasting, and economic policy, including 35 years in the public sector.

The economic ground is shifting beneath our feet. T...

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PEO Leadership's Michele Calpin sits down with Vanessa Bohns to discuss why we fail to recognize the influence we have, and how that lack of awareness can lead us to miss opportunities or accidentally misuse our power.

Vanessa Bohns is social psychologist and professor of organizational behavior at Cornell University. She argues that despite the popular opinion that we need to gain influence in order to get what we want, we actu...

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January 13, 2022 70 min

Listen to our most recent episode of The Way Forward Webcasts, with University of Toronto Professor Tiziana Casciaro. This was recorded live at our November PEO Conference. 

Tiziana Casciaro is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at Rotman and the holder of the Marcel Desautels Chair in Integrative Thinking at U of T. Her research explores how structural and psychological forces jointly shape behavior in organizations. Her work o...

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Runaway climate change and rampant inequality are ravaging the world and costing a fortune. Who will help lead us to a better future? Business.

These massive dual challenges—and other profound shifts, such as pandemics, resource pressures, and shrinking biodiversity—threaten our very existence. Other mega trends, such as the push for a clean economy and the unprecedented focus on diversity and inclusion, offer exciting new opportuni...

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To achieve success and happiness in the workplace, it’s not about changing what you do, but how you do it. People who use humor at work are more productive, less stressed, and happier. In our fall opener of PEO Leadership's The Way Forward Live Webcast series, we hosted a conversation with Andrew Tarvin, humor engineer, leadership expert and author of Humor That Works. The current way of working isn’t actually working. 83% of A...

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Research consistently finds that purpose may be the most powerful influencer of our behaviours, attitudes, and motivation in organizations, work, school, and life. Yet despite the increasing evidence of purpose’s power, many of the organizations, systems, and institutions which dominate human life aren’t built to elicit and leverage the fundamental human search for purpose and meaning. Zach Mercurio, a purposeful leadership expert ...

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Humans rely on body language to connect and build trust, but with most of our communication happening from behind a screen, traditional body language signals are no longer visible - or are they? Erica Dhawan, the world's leading authority on 21st century Collaboration and Connectional Intelligence, joined the Way Forward webcasts to bring key insights to our PEO audience. 

In her new book,Digital Body Language, she combines cutt...

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Doing well with money isn't necessarily about what you know. It's about how you behave. And behaviour is hard to teach, even to really smart people. Listen to PEO Leadership's The Way Forward Live Webcast 's conversation with Morgan Housel, award winning columnist, financial behaviour expert and author of The Psychology of Money

Money - investing, personal finance, and business decisions - is typically taught as a ...

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We - all of us - consistently exclude, underestimate, and underutilize huge numbers of people in the workforce even as we include, overestimate, and promote others, often beyond their level of competence. Not only is this immoral and unjust, it's bad for business. In a hugely impactful webcast with Kim Scott, leadership expert and author of Radical Candor, and Trier Bryant, diversity and inclusion expert, Leon Goren asked them ...

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In a conversation with New York Times bestselling author and peak performance expert, Steven Kotler, on his new book, The Art Of Impossible, Leon Goren speaks with Steven about what he has learned from studying how people pull off the impossible in every domain imaginable: sports, science, technology, business, art, music, culture, etc. Building on his research and cutting-edge neuroscience, he has systematized an easy-to-follow ho...

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In a personal and engaging conversation, Leon spoke with the successful Canadian businessman and visionary, Mitchell Goldhar. Learn about the defining moments of his life and career,  the candid leadership and life lessons learned along the way, a bold outlook on the future of Canadian retail, office and residential real estate and receive an insider's perspective and entertaining anecdotes about working with Walmart. 

Mitchell ...

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We kick off our 2021 The Way Forward Webcasts, with our good friend Dr. Jason Selk, CEO of Enhanced Performance and the former Director of Mental Training for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. He helps business leaders, executives, and top sales people develop mental toughness, increase confidence and focus, and substantially grow their bottom line. Some of you may recall that Dr. Selk was our top speaker at the PEO Leadership...

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In this week's episode of The Way Forward, Robert Chesnut, former Chief Counsel and Ethics Officer of Airbnb and author of his new book Intentional Integrity: How Smart Companies Can Lead an Ethical Revolution, speaks with Leon Goren.  In the talk, Rob argues that the “do no evil” mantra is no longer enough, and companies that do not think seriously about a crucial element of corporate culture – integrity – are destined to fail...

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On this episode, we hear strategy advice from BusinessWeek's "top business leader" for his pioneering innovation and TIME magazine's 1 of 5 top "Marketing Innovators". Rishad Tobaccowala is in the Ad Age Interactive Hall of Fame and has received a lifetime achievement silver medal award from the Chicago Ad Federation. He discusses how the hidden key to successful transformation in any organization lies betwe...

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For Dr. Greg Wells, health and performance, particularly under extreme conditions, are personal and professional obsessions. As a scientist and physiologist, he has dedicated his career to making the science of human limits understandable and actionable.

On September 25th, our CEO, Leon Goren spoke to Dr. Wells who offers dozens of insights about what it takes to perform at a high level in very challenging circumstances. He translat...

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There is nothing like a crisis to separate the great leaders from those that have been floating through good economic times. Most leaders know how to deal with certainty, but few understand the importance of being agile when uncertainty surrounds them. On July 28th, as PEO Leadership President and CEO, I will share some of my learnings over my 25 years experience of working with leaders from all over North America, as well as my ob...

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On February 16, 2020, I wrote an article titled: Pull Your Head out of the Sand - Something's Gotta Give. The first paragraph opened as follows: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, ..." so goes the famous opening line by Charles Dickens in March 1869. That line from A Tale of Two Cities perfectly captures where we find ourselves today. Its time t...

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In today's episode of The Way Forward Webcasts, Joe Jackman and Stefan Read reflect on how you should respond to the new attitudes and values your core customers have developed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.  

Despite what Instagram would have you believe, not everyone is responding to COVID-19 by taking up baking. Different people are reacting differently to the crisis. As businesses start to re-open, it's critical to ...

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Now more than ever, leaders are faced with the challenges of finding balance in their lives. As the lines between personal and professional lives are blurred, prioritization of what is important becomes that much more complicated. Having written two best sellers, the first on how to become a values-based leader "From Values to Actions" and the second on how to build a values-based organization "Becoming the Best", s...

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