Collaboration, The Secret Marathon and Going the Extra Mile

March 23, 2017
Hosted by David B. Savage

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This show celebrates those that work together and create greater outcomes than they could individually. My book Break Through to Yes: Unlocking the Possible within a Culture of Collaboration aligns with going the distance together. No one gets left behind. Remember the Africa proverb; if you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far, go together. The Secret Marathon; Inspired by a story of courage a young woman and her legendary marathon mentor train in secret for the Marathon of Afganistan, only to uncover that for the runners, this marathon is much more than just a race. We have legendary marathoner (250 Marathons in One Year for Right to Play) Martin Parnell and filmmaker Kate McKenzie talking about this amazing story and the film they are creating. We, also, have the inspiring Shawn Anderson. In 2017, Shawn will finish his 7th book, walk across England and Ireland, take his "go the extra mile" message on a speaking tour in Central America.

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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