12 Jan January 12, 2021 – Laser Focus David Wood and Culture Renovation Kevin Oakes
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David Wood – Founder and High-Performance Coach at Focus.ceo
Our happiness does not need to be linked to what happen externally.
David Wood is an international life coach, Founder of Focus.ceo, former Consulting Actuary to Fortune 100 companies, and one of the foremost voices in online marketing and lifestyle design. David left his cushy Park Avenue job 20 years ago to explore both the outer world, and his own inner world. Along the way he’s coached thousands of hours in a dozen countries around the globe. He built the world’s largest coaching business, becoming #1 on Google for life coaching, building an email following of 150,000 business owners, and selling $330,000 of product from the stage in 15 minutes. David was voted into the Transformational Leadership Council, along with such thought leaders as Stephen M.R. Covey, Jack Canfield, John Gray, and Marianne Williamson. David is no stranger to overcoming challenges himself, having survived a full collapse of his paraglider and a fractured spine, witnessing the death of his sister at age seven, anxiety and depression. With foreword by Jack Canfield, David is also the author of Get Paid For Who You Are, where he offers insight into creating a life of freedom by following five simple steps.
The best companies have been the ones that have more an agile
culture. Their culture has not been afraid of change. In fact,
they look at change as opportunities to do things differently.
Kevin Oakes is the CEO and Co-Founder of i4cp, the leading HR research firm that discovers the people practices of high-performance organizations. Oakes has been a pioneer in the human capital field for the last 25 years. He founded and served as President of SumTotalSystems, one of the largest providers of talent and learning solutions in the world; a company originally founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. He is currently on the board of Performitiv, a performance improvement technology company; on the advisory boards of EdCast, a knowledge network firm; and Sanctuary, a health and wellness startup. Oakes is the author of the recently published book, Culture Renovation: 18 Leadership Actions to Build an Unshakeable Company, where he provides tangible and tactical insights drawn from a robust data set and informed by CEOs and HR leaders at many of the world’s top companies.