Segment Title: Inspirational Leadership in Career and Family
Interview Description: “Becoming a more effective leader requires becoming a more inspiring person.” These are the words of Dr. Lance Secretan, a renowned pioneer in innovative leadership ideas. Lance discusses the three aspects in the title of his new book, The Spark, The Flame and The Torch: Inspire Self, Inspire Others, Inspire the World. Lance has begun “The Inspire Pledge” movement. He says, “We can restore inspiration to our work and personal lives through one simple action — committing to be more inspiring ourselves and to inspiring others.
Bio: Dr. Lance Secretan is the former CEO of Manpower Inc. He works with a gifted worldwide faculty changing the lives of people and transforming companies and revolutionizing the way they think about leadership. He is the international best-selling author of fourteen books on leadership an award-winning columnist, teacher, philosopher, corporate coach and mentor, and one of North America’s most sought-after keynote speakers, retreat leaders, and business advisors. In recognition of a lifetime of caring about people and the planet, Dr. Lance Secretan was awarded the prestigious International Caring Award (often referred to as the US equivalent of the Nobel Prize), whose other recipients include Mother Teresa and Jane Goodall. The International Management Council has also recognized his contribution to leadership with the McFeely Leadership Award. Lance has several degrees including a Masters in International Relations from the University of Southern California (magna cum laude) and a Ph. D. from the London School of Economics.
Everyday Hero: Ted Drier, author and international speaker, is the founder of the Children’s Kindness Network, a non-profit dedicated to “Building A Culture of Kindness, beginning with pre-K.”