september, 2021

22sep12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedJOYA DASS PRESENTS: BECOME A LEADER THAT MATTERS WITH DAN PONTEFRACTYou can be a leader. Or you can be a leader that matters.

Dan Pontefract


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How are you leading? Are you going through the motions and acting like you think a leader should, or are you creating a culture of engagement where every level employee feels valued? Join Joya Dass in conversation with Dan Pontefract to discover the shape that transformative leadership takes.

About Dan Pontefract

Dan is the founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group, a firm that improves the state of leadership and organizational culture.

He is the best-selling author of four books: LEAD. CARE. WIN., OPEN TO THINK, THE PURPOSE EFFECT and FLAT ARMY. A renowned speaker, Dan has presented at four different TED events and also writes for Forbes and Harvard Business Review. Dan is an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business and has garnered more than 20 industry awards over his career.

His third book, OPEN TO THINK is the 2019 get Abstract International Book of the Year winner and the 2019 Axiom Business Book Award Silver Medal winner in the Leadership category.

Previously as Chief Envisioner and Chief Learning Officer at TELUS—a Canadian telecommunications company with revenues of over $14 billion and 50,000 global employees—he launched the Transformation Office, the TELUS MBA, and the TELUS Leadership Philosophy, all award-winning initiatives that dramatically helped to increase the company’s employee engagement to record levels of nearly 90%. Prior to TELUS he held senior roles at SAP, Business Objects and BCIT.

Dan and his wife, Denise, have three children (aka goats) and live in Victoria, Canada.


(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Joya Dass, LadyDrinks

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