Teamwork and Leadership
Teamwork and leadership are two huge topics of great interest to every kind and size of organization. There is much to learn from those who know how to lead and develop successful team strategies. These
leaders are among the best there are.
Graham Dickson is the founder of Arctic Kingdom, a Canadian company which has operated throughout the Arctic since 1999 providing services to tourism, film, science and industry. Arctic Kingdom works closely with Inuit complementing their traditional knowledge with extensive coordinated logistics, modern equipment, professional teams and the most modern communications.
Doc Hendley is the epitome of the individual who has made a difference. Tens of thousands of people around the world have clean drinking water they did not have before an idea popped into the head of this “tattooed keg-tapper” musician’s head. Hendley realized that just by using his ability to bartend and create relationships with people, he might be able to help the problem. At the bars where he worked, he started raising money to fight this water epidemic the best way he knew how, by pouring wine and playing music.
Stephen Lewis is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University in Toronto. He is the board chair of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which is dedicated to turning the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa, and he is co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World in the United States.
Dr. Jack Muskat is an organizational psychologist with over 25 years consulting and business experience with individuals and organizations. He most recently was Principal for one of Canada's largest Human Capital consulting firms, where he advised senior executives and managers around selection and development planning, as well as providing executive coaching. He has also facilitated senior leadership teams hone their business strategy and redefine their roles and goals.
A specialist in Organizational Psychology, Steve believes that biography speaks louder than theory, and he presents audiences with well-researched profiles of the great human-oriented successes and failures in the business world, both recent and classic, to help you refine your own corporate strategies.
As Prima Ballerina with The National Ballet of Canada, Veronica Tennant won a devoted following as a dancer of extraordinary versatility and dramatic power. She gave her farewell performances in Romeo and Juliet and - A Passion For Dance - Celebrating the Tennant Magic in 1989. Tennant overlapped immediately as Host of Sunday Arts Entertainment on CBC Television launching her present career as a producer/director.
As one of Canada’s most successful and influential Hip Hop artists, Wes “Maestro” Williams was selected to be the guest speaker for the former Governor General of Canada’s Summit on Urban Arts when Her Excellency visited Vancouver, BC. Wes has received two Juno Awards and his albums have reached gold and platinum status. His signature song “Let Your Backbone Slide” remains the only Canadian Hip Hop single to ever go gold.
Ethan Zohn is the 2002 winner of the reality television show Survivor. With his 1 million dollar prize money, Ethan co-founded Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization that trains professional soccer players to teach African children, a tailor-made SKILLZ curriculum, about HIV/AIDS prevention.