Leadership lessons from the top: Bob Whitman

LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM THE TOP

Join FranklinCovey's Chairman & CEO Bob Whitman as he shares the essential competencies he looks for in every leader and the lessons he’s learned in his decades of executive experience.

 

 

Guest Bio:

Robert A. Whitman is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of FranklinCovey (NYSE: FC). Prior to joining FranklinCovey, Whitman served as President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Hampstead Group, LLC, a private equity investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, from 1992 to 2000. 

Prior to that time, Mr. Whitman was Managing Partner and member of both the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Trammell Crow Group. He graduated with honors from the University of Utah in 1976 with a B.A. in Finance and received his Masters of Business Administration from Harvard University in 1978. An avid mountaineer, rock climber and ice climber, Whitman has completed numerous climbs throughout the Rocky Mountains and the Alps. He is also an experienced triathlete who has competed in and completed the Hawaii Ironman World Triathlon Championship race twelve times. Bob and his wife Wendy Warner Whitman are the parents of two children and grandparents of six.

 

Additional Resources:

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About the Author

Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a twenty-three-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as the executive vice president of thought leadership. Scott hosts multiple podcasts including FranklinCovey On Leadership and Great Life, Great Career. Additionally, Scott is the author of the multiweek 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 to Thrive Global. Previously, Scott worked for the Disney Development Company and grew up in Central Florida. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.

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