• Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone Group, on Entrepreneurship (Part III)

    This blog post is the third of a three-part blog series based on Stephen Schwarzman, What It Takes[:] Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2019). read more
  • Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone Group: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence (Part II)

    This blog post is the second of a three-part blog series based on Stephen Schwarzman, What It Takes[:] Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2019). read more
  • Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone Group: A Financial Services Forrest Gump (Part I)

    This blog post and the following two instalments are based on Stephen Schwarzman, What It Takes[:] Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2019). read more
  • Leading Entrepreneurship Expert to be Keynote at ELO Forum Winnipeg!

    NEWS RELEASE - ELO is pleased to announce that Larry C. Farrell will be delivering the keynote address at the ELO Forum in Winnipeg on April 29th, 2020! Larry Farrell, a world-leading expert, has taught entrepreneurial principles to over 6 million people since 1983. He has spoken to businesses, chambers, conferences and universities around the globe. He has garnered high praise from business leaders around the globe. He has spoken twice at the ELO Forum in Vancouver, with a great response. Larry Farrell has written five books, translated into multiple languages. read more
  • David Sun, Top Hong Kong Accountant, Appointed Oxford ELP Adjunct Instructor on Board Leadership

    “A fish stinks from the head down.”  In other words, leaders are responsible for the actions—positive or negative—of their organizations.  Ultimately, “the buck stops” at the board level—it’s their job to management accountable to an agreed-upon plan for execution.  Hence, what’s known as the “law of the lid” or “the law of the ceiling.” Each organization can go no higher than the quality of its board.  The challenge—and some would say even crisis—is that willing and competent board members are often difficult to find.  read more