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Goodmans Presents: Leadership Lessons - Past, Present and Future: A Conversation with Author and Journalist Rod McQueen


Lawyer Anne Benedetti



8:00 - 8:30 am - Networking & Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 am - Program

Goodmans LLP is pleased to invite you to join us on April 13th to hear from business author and journalist Rod McQueen.

Over the last 30 years, Rod’s focus has been on business, the economy, international trade and politics. He is a best-selling author of over 15 books including Blackberry: The Inside Story of Research in Motion, Driven to Succeed: How Frank Hasenfratz Grew Linamar from Guelph to Global, and Manulife: How Domenic D’Alessandro Built A Global Giant and Fought to Save It. He has observed both the rise and fall of many corporate empires and has spoken to some of the top business leaders of our time.

Anne Benedetti of Goodmans LLP will talk with Rod about his views on successful leadership, including:

  • Top leadership trends – what will it take to be successful going forward?
  • Generational influences on leadership styles
  • Diversity in the leadership ranks
  • Pace of change and impact on leadership development
  • Role of culture and innovation for leaders

Featured Guest 
As a journalist for thirty years, Rod has been lucky to live and work professionally in London, England, Washington, D.C., Florence, Italy, and Toronto, Canada where he now lives.

He has written for numerous magazines and newspapers, and is the author of eighteen books. He won the National Business Book Award for “Who Killed Confederation Life?” and the Canadian Authors Association Award in history for the #1 best-seller, “The Eatons: The Rise and Fall of Canada’s Royal Family”. 

For further information about Rod, click here.

Register Closed

Members of the Ontario Bar:
This session is eligible toward your annual CPD requirement