PostedJuly 1, 2021
The Lead Impact segment features exclusive interviews with leaders who are impacting change large and small, providing insight into great minds with even greater ideas put into motion.
With the Tokyo Olympics quickly approaching, the pursuit of excellence comes front of mind as the world unites to watch our athletes achieve their goals. But how does that pursuit of excellence translate into the business world, where there is a common ambition to accomplish goals and also leave a legacy?
Host Ron Haik speaks with Adam Kreek, leading executive business coach, entrepreneur and Olympic gold medalist. They discuss his experience as a high-performance athlete, what goes into winning on the world stage, both in athletics and in business, and the important life lessons he has gained along the way.
Adam Kreek is one of North America’s top Executive Business Coaches, who specializes in leadership development and strategic planning. He has degrees and certifications from Stanford University, UBC Sauder School of Business, and Queens Smith School of Business. He is a guest lecturer at the University of Victoria and teaches strategies and skills of self-leadership, leadership, high performance and perseverance to corporate and government teams globally through keynotes, workshops and online seminars.
Adam has coached, trained and taught hundreds of thousands of people, including teams at Microsoft, General Electric, Mercedes-Benz, L’Oreal, Shell, YPO, EO, TEDx, and most importantly, Adam walks the talk. As an Entrepreneur, Adam runs two small corporations – KreekSpeak Business Solutions and Ergo Eco Solutions, a low carbon initiative that connects small businesses with small governments.
Long-term clients include leadership teams from the Aerospace, Finance, Public Service, Nutrition and Clean Energy Sectors.
Adam is a husband, father of three, and an active volunteer in his community and nationally through his work past and present with various health, youth empowerment and human rights not-for-profit organizations.
A two-time Olympian, Adam holds 60 international medals, including Olympic Gold, and multiple hall of fame inductions. In 2013, Adam made the first-ever attempt to row unsupported across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to America, the subject of the NBC Dateline Documentary, Capsized.
Ron Haik is a Senior Financial Planner and the Ontario Regional Manager in the Nicola Wealth’s Toronto office, with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has gained a breadth of experience working with some of the world’s largest financial institutions advising clients in a variety of roles, such as Financial Planner and Investment Advisor, in the areas of domestic and offshore planning for the high net worth segment.
For his full bio, visit: nicolawealth.com/our-team/ron-haik
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