Dr. Lance Secretan is the world’s top authority on inspirational leadership, a trailblazing teacher, advisor and expert on corporate culture. His bestselling books, inspirational talks, and life-changing retreats have touched the hearts and minds of hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Dr. Secretan is the former CEO of a Fortune 100 company, university professor, award-winning columnist, poet and author.
He has written 21 books about leadership, inspiration, corporate culture and entrepreneurship as well as an award-winning memoir, A Love Story. His latest book, The Bellwether Effect, explores why leaders are attracted to trendy ideas, describes examples of counterproductive business practices and provides a novel and transformative alternative for an inspiring culture.
He has brought this approach to leadership teams across the globe teaching and coaching them on how to transform their culture into the most inspirational in their industries. He is ranked among both the top 30 most influential executive coaches and the top 30 most influential leadership experts globally. He has helped six companies to be named to Fortune’s Best Companies to Work for in America list, and eight others on the list are also his clients. The Secretan Center, Inc., is ranked first in the world as an international leadership consulting firm by Leadership Excellence. 30 of the Center’s clients are on Fortune’s most admired companies list.
Dr. Secretan is the recipient of numerous awards, including the International Caring Award, whose previous winners include, Pope Francis, the Dalai Lama, President Jimmy Carter and Dr. Desmond Tutu. He is a forum chair at MacKay CEO Forums, current chair of the Pay it Forward Foundation and former chair of the Special Olympics World Winter Games Advisory Board. He is an expert skier, kayaker and mountain biker, and he divides his time between Ontario, Canada and the Colorado Rockies.