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In The Responsibility Ethic, entrepreneur, executive coach and Olympic Gold Medalist Adam Kreek shares 12 principles of self-leadership, the most important factor in driving results and achieving success.
Kreek is a powerful guide who teaches us how to realize our full potential at any stage of our career and lives. Drawing on his 8 years of intensive Olympic training, ocean expeditions, and career as an executive coach and corporate trainer, Kreek shares winning strategies from the trenches, where the strongest minds prevail.
A compelling narrative with powerful instruction and direct application, The Responsibility Ethic challenges business leaders globally to chase their ambitions and to take responsibility for their success.
From promising start-ups to Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft, General Electric, the Chicago Blackhawks, Mercedes-Benz, L’Oréal, Kreek has helped hundreds of thousands of leaders clarify values and strategy, develop high-performing teams, manage change and maximize leadership capacity.
After 73 days alone at sea, Adam Kreek and his expedition team survived a near-death capsize in the Bermuda Triangle, the subject of the Dateline NBC documentary Capsized. Four years earlier, Kreek won Olympic Gold with his eight-man rowing team. A two-time Olympian, he holds 60 international medals and multiple Hall of Fame inductions.
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About the Author
Adam Kreek is one of North America’s top Management Consultants and Executive Coaches with 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, Healthcare, Nutrition and Clean Energy Sectors.
A two-time Olympian, Adam holds 60 international medals, including Olympic Gold, and multiple halls 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.
Adam lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and three children.
Qn 1: Can you tell us more about your book What is it about?
When we accept our responsibility in the successes and failures of our life we build better teams, handle stress more effectively and become more resilient in the face of change.
Qn 2: Who do you think would be interested in this book, is it directed at any particular market?
The book is for driven, career-minded leaders who love a good sports and adventure story.
Qn 3: Out of all the books in the world, and all the authors, which are your favourite and why?
I reread Enchiridion by Epictetus every year. It is a classic that teaches us to focus on what we can control.
Qn 4: What guidance would you offer to someone new to the writing work, or who was trying to enhance their craft or business?
Sit down and do the work. Take responsibility for your work ethic, and solve each problem and creative blockage as it comes. The process is just as important as the final result.
Qn 5: Where can our readers find out more about you?
You can visit my website at www.kreekspeak.com. I’m also accessible on LinkedIn and Twitter.