Collaboration, Europe and Rotary International

March 2, 2017
Hosted by David B. Savage

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Every day we hear about politicians, communities, and people being fearful of others. We hear about the rise of the extreme right wing. We hear about the rise of a new generation of activists. We talk about closing our borders to immigrants and to trade. We hear fear. We seek something better for ourselves and our grandchildren. In this show, we talk about Rotary International, Rotary Friendship Exchanges, Rotary International Student Exchanges, RotarAct and building possibilities through collaborating internationally. One of the objectives of Rotary is; "The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service." With our Rotary leadership guests from France (Elisabeth) and Germany (Florian), we learn about eh projects each are involved in and why they commit themselves to Service Above Self. And why we choose to break down walls of misunderstanding. Now let's work together.

Break Through to Yes with Collaboration

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Today, our world, our nations, our communities, our families, our organizations and our planet are faced with increasingly complex challenges that present massive potential risks. We are also at a time in human history where we are more educated and connected, and have resources available like never before to access for our advantage.

Seize this opportunity to join a movement of progressive, principled and successful leaders. Working together is a key strategic advantage for those leaders and organizations that build a culture of collaboration. In this program and in the book, Savage brings expertise for collaborative leaders.

Now is our time to lead more powerfully, consciously and collaboratively in ways that make our world a better place today and in the future. Leaders in companies will make this essential shift now.

David B. Savage

David is founder and President of Savage Management Ltd., The Company to Company Dispute Resolution Council. Think Sustain Ability Consultants and The Collaborative Global Initiative.

Savage Management Ltd. (founded in 1993) provides consulting, negotiation, conflict management, organizational development, stakeholder engagement, coaching and collaborative leadership services.

The Company to Company Dispute Resolution Council (founded 2004) works with companies in conflict design their own resolution process and rebuild their opportunities The Collaborative Global Initiative (founded in 2013) is a global community of collaborative and dispute resolution professionals committed to addressing and embracing conflict, and supporting a more peaceable, healthy and sustainable living environment. Think Sustain Ability (founded in 2011) is dedicated to working with organizations that actively create economic, environmental and social sustainability for today and our future. After a successful thirty-two-year career as a leader in the Canadian petroleum industry, since 2007 David has focused on engaging and developing collaborative leaders and sustainable business development.

Savage’s book “Break Through to Yes: Unlocking the Possible within a Culture of Collaboration” was published worldwide March. , 2016. According to Kirkus Reviews, “While it addresses organizational collaboration, this book could be interpreted more broadly as a treatise on building a cooperative culture within families, groups, businesses, and government.” Savage’s co-shared book, “Ready Aim Excel: 52 Leadership Lessons,” is an international business bestseller on Amazon.

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