Are You An Entrepreneurial Leader?: Joel Peterson

Join renowned professor and business titan, Joel Peterson, as he breaks down the five types of leaders from his new book Entrepreneurial Leadership and shares a few profound lessons from his wildly successful career.

Guest Bio:

Joel Peterson is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Peterson Partners. Joel has a long history of successful growth capital investments in a variety of industries. He currently teaches Entrepreneurial Management at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, is the Chairman of the Board of Overseers at the Hoover Institution at Stanford as well as the Chairman of the Board at JetBlue Airways, and serves as a Director of Franklin Covey. He served formerly as Managing Partner of Trammell Crow Company. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.  Joel is the author of The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds that make a Business Great and Entrepreneurial Leadership: The Art of Launching New Ventures, Inspiring Others, and Running Stuff

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About the Author

Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a 23-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as the executive vice president of thought leadership. Scott hosts multiple podcasts including FranklinCovey’s On Leadership and Great Life, Great Career. Additionally, Scott is the author of the multi-week Amazon #1 New Release: Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow. Scott authors a weekly leadership column for Inc.com and is a frequent contributor for Thrive Global. Previously Scott worked for the Disney Development Company, having grown up in Central Florida, and currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.

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