How leaders get the most out of their folks

Confidence Boost

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“Don’t underestimate the positive impact you can have on someone’s life when you help boost their confidence.” – Richard Elmes

How Jim Estill’s business went Zero to $2 Billion

Jim EstillAuthor (Time Leadership) and Blogger(CEO Blog-Time Leadership), and CEO and President of Danby, The Leader in Refrigeration and Specialty Appliances based out of my home town of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, has been in the local news a lot lately for his generous funding (personal donation of over one million dollars) and efforts to help over 50 Syrian refugee families settle in Guelph.

But what some may not realize is that Jim started a computer business EMJ Data Systems and later Synnex which he took from 0 – 2 billion dollars.

I have had the pleasure to meeting, connectng and being mentored by Jim on several occasions (as well as following his career from Guelph to New York and back to Guelph).

He shares several of his secrets and insights in this efficient and effective (just like Jim) Ted Talk.

If you own a business, run a business or even work in a business, and want to learn at the feet of one of the masters, it will be well worth the time investment.

Mike Babcock’s Perspective on Winning

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Frustrated Leaf fan after loss

“I’m not happy,  because I like winning! That’s how I measure my enjoyment.” -Mike Babcock, Head Coach, Toronto Maple Leafs hockey club (after a loss)

 

Motivational Quote: Value of Encouragement

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“Encouragement is Oxygen to the Soul.” – Author George Matthew Adams

Motivational Quote: Judging Character

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“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” – Johann Wofgang von Goethe, Novelist, Playwright, scientist and philosopher