• 2020-04-28

How to Lead Together & Emerge Stronger

You already know it’s not business as usual. 

For business leaders scrambling to protect their companies and their people, the COVID-19 crisis is both a battle for short-term survival and long-term sustainability.

Staring in the face of this nasty virus, a business leader has two choices:

Wave the white flag of surrender and resign yourself to a fate that is out of your hands while hoping to get government help.

Or roll up your sleeves and fight back.  Re-strategize, re-imagine and pivot so that you not only make it through the storm, but are well positioned for when we get to the other side of this.

Since March 18th, we have been having daily ZOOM conversations with business leaders across the continent who are determined to neither fall nor fail.  Business leaders who are convinced there are ways to not only survive the storm but to emerge from this crisis better and stronger.


When curating this Top 5 List of tried-and-tested business owners out on the front lines scratching and clawing every day, I felt it was important that you hear from different voices with a variety of perspectives to help you and your business survive the storm and become stronger.  


We are having these conversations for you.  So that you know you are not alone.  And perhaps, something you hear will fill you with hope, imagination, and determination to move forward with excitement knowing the future is bright.


“What is your yellow Tux?"

JESSE COLE – CEO, Savannah Bananas, Savannah GA

“Are You a Peace Time or War Time CEO?”

DARRIN MITCHELL – President, Trout River Industries, Coleman, PEI

Three Ways to Get Your (Business) House In Order”

JULIA OULTON, Chair, TEC Canada, Vancouver, BC

“Be Dangerously Innovative”

JEFF ALPAUGH – Co-Founder / CEO, Waterloo, ON

“Don’t Give Up. Get Up!”

JIM GILBERT – Canada’s Huggable Car Dealer, Fredericton, NB

“.    Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out”

JOHN WOODEN



PS...We are having these conversations for you.  So that you know you are not alone.   And perhaps, something you hear will fill you with hope, imagination, and determination to move forward with growing confidence and faith in your mission. 


For more LEADERSHIP CONVERSATIONS, visit our YouTube Channel here.

Photo by Adi Goldstein and  masaaki-komori-ia