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LEADERSHIP IN THE 21 ST CENTURY Has Calgary Lost Its Way?. The Rotary Club of Calgary – June 2 nd , 2009 Bill Walsh - FutureMark Strategies Inc. AS WILL ROGERS WOULD SAY. “If You Get To Thinking You’re A Person Of Some Influence – Try Ordering Somebody Else’s Dog Around!”. TODAY ….
Has Calgary Lost Its Way?
The Rotary Club of Calgary – June 2nd, 2009
Bill Walsh - FutureMark Strategies Inc.
The world ain’t what it used to be .....
THE TIPPING POINT – MALCOLM GLADWELL
The magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips & spreads like wildfire
THE WORLD IS FLAT – THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
Convergence of technology & events has resulted in the globalization of the world of commerce
WIKINOMICS – DON TAPSCOTT
Mass collaboration is one of the most profound shifts transforming business & society in the 21st century
“The Private Sector Is Very Much Under Attack These Days, As Is The Very Notion That The Private Sector Can Lead To A Better And More Prosperous World.”
The Future Of Rotary …..
“Rotary was founded on the belief that business and professional persons must be honest, ethical and responsible individuals”
“Rotarians should deliver a code of ethics to be hung on the walls of every CEO –every Government office - and every elected person in the country!”
“When You’re Riding Out In Front Of The Herd – You’d Better Look Back Once In A While To Make Sure They’re Still Following!”
JOHN F KENNEDY
"We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.“
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character “
“Our purpose is not merely a victory at the poles, we are concerned with the use we are going to make of the victory.”
Upon introducing the 12 guideposts in 1966 which were to form the basis of PC Party Platform & ultimately their legislative programs
THESE LEADERS HAD A VISION!
DOC – BJ – DON SEAMAN
ALVIN LIBIN BUD McCAIG
RON SOUTHERN JIM GRAY
HELPED TO BUILD TODAY’S CALGARY
“Leadership Should Not Be Confused With Status – Power – Or Official Authority. Effective Leadership Focuses On - Vision – Values – Crossing Boundaries –Thinking About The Future –The Challenges Of Constant Renewal - Inspiring & Raising Trust”
John Gardner – Legendary Public Sector Leader
There Are Some great
Examples Of Leadership
In Our Community
RECENT OUTCOME MAP ASSIGNMENTS
CPR – Railway Of The Future
Conoco Phillips – Climate Change Strategy
York Health Region – Improving Delivery
Canadian Water Network – Future Vision
HELPING TO RETHINK THE FUTURE
PHOENIX - A CITY THAT WORKS
GREATER PHOENIX ECONOMIC COUNCIL
18 Member Communities Plus The Region
36 Private Sector Board Members
Over 140 Private Sector Investors
Continuously Achieving Its Goals!
In Phoenix …..
The Private Sector Gets involved – Because
“They Don’t Trust Government To Get The Job Done!”
“Let’s Get Together
And Get To Know One
32,000 Clubs Later, In Over 200 Countries, With 1,250,000 Members,
Rotary has had a profound influence on improving life for those
IT IS UP TO US!
THANK YOU ROTARIANS