– Hosted at Design Exchange
part of a series on Honesty
About the speaker
Drew Dudley is the Founder & Chief Catalyst of Day One Leadership, Inc., which helps organizations around the world increase their leadership capacity. His clients have included some of the world’s most dynamic companies and organizations, including McDonald’s, Dreamworks Animation, JP Morgan Chase, and over 75 colleges and universities.
Prior to founding Day One, he spent 8 years as the Director of one of Canada’s largest leadership development programs at the University of Toronto, and served as National Chair of one of Canada’s largest youth charities, which mobilized 35,000 volunteers to raise a million dollars annually to support the work of Cystic Fibrosis Canada.
Drew has spoken to over 250,000 people on 5 continents, been featured on The Huffington Post, Radio America, Forbes.com, and TED.com, where his “TED talk” has been voted “one of the 15 most inspirational TED talks of all time”. TIME, Business Insider and Inc. magazines have all named his talk as one of their “10 speeches that will make you a better leader”.
Drew’s first book This is Day One: A Practical Guide to Leadership That Matters debuted at #6 on The Wall Street Journal Bestseller List, and has gone on to become an international bestseller.
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Designlines is Toronto’s Ultimate Guide to Design. Published four times per year, each issue provides reviews of top design stores along with stylish restaurants, new architectural projects and cutting-edge art galleries. Our Toronto Design Tour de Force, Best New Homes & Condos and Modern Renos issues are packed with modern-living ideas for urban dwellers kitting out their condos or houses designed by some of the best local architects. We also spotlight the city’s rising design talents as well as best new products and where to find them. And each spring we publish The Annual Shopping Guide, an issue devoted to exploring T.O.’s eight-plus design districts. This walking guide points out the hottest places to shop, eat and drink in each neighbourhood.
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