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The Importance of Vision
John Furlong Discusses the Qualities of a Strong Leader

By: John Ibbitson (Star) Feb 25, 12

In this presentation from the former President of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, John Furlong discusses leadership and what qualities make for an exceptional team leader. He explains that if you are given the opportunity to lead, it is very important to have a clear vision. With a vision in mind, a leader has something to fight for.

Using examples from his inspirational career, John shows the attendees of this event how his passion for leadership was driven by such a vision. He also discusses why it is important for leaders to surround themselves with people who have their own unique set of skills and who will challenge you, while believing in your vision as well. In this uplifting keynote from John Furlong, he provides viewers with an informational toolkit on how they to can be stronger leaders.

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