About Leon Goren

Leon Goren believes in purposeful leadership – the type that requires us to challenge the status quo, anticipate the future and be confident enough to step outside of our comfort zone to inspire and help those around us excel.

His 25 years of leadership experience underscores his unique impact on the way leaders lead, learn and live, and his ability to understand their needs and challenges.

As the owner and CEO of Presidents of Enterprising Organizations (PEO), Leon is dedicated to building communities of knowledgeable and respected business leaders by developing opportunities for shared insights and experience. PEO, under the leadership of Leon Goren, is recognized as a premier executive leadership advisory community that positively influences the way leaders lead, learn and live.

Leon is also Toronto Chair of TIGER 21, where he leverages his experience to develop exceptional leaders working with high net worth individuals and families.

Entries by Leon Goren

The Best Leaders Have Great Mentors

By Leon Goren On June 6th, 2018, Michael Sonnenfeldt spoke to PEO’s Leadership Community about his book Think BIGGER and its key insights for Business Leaders. Sonnenfeldt is the founder and chairman of TIGER21, the premier peer-to-peer learning network for high-net-worth first-generation wealth creators in North America, Switzerland, and London. He is an accomplished entrepreneur, […]

Creating and Sustaining a “REAL” High Performance Team

By Leon Goren There are numerous articles speaking to the definition and characteristics of high performance Executive Teams. You won’t see me disagree with the necessity for trust and accountability; however, I thought  I would be a little more succinct in suggesting a few characteristics of these teams and how they operate to retain such […]

Moral Courage begins with the Leader of the Organization

By Leon Goren On February 15th, 2018, Leanne Nicolle, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Toronto and the former Executive Director of the Canadian Olympic Foundation spoke to us at Presidents of Enterprising Organizations. For those that don’t recognize Leanne’s name – she was the one responsible for filing a complaint against the former Canadian Olympic […]

3 Tips to help you realize your New Year’s Resolution or any of your Goals and Objectives

By Leon Goren How are you doing on those New Year Resolutions? We’re now three weeks into the New Year and for many of you, those resolutions have already been swept under the carpet. Old habits are difficult to change and yet we all understand that continuing to do what we’ve done in the past, provides […]

Eight skills to foster innovation

by Leon Goren Lots of leaders say they want their employees to “think outside the box” and be creative and innovative. But many organizations don’t take the steps needed to make that happen. Companies need to, though, since fostering a culture of innovation produces exponential growth that every business must seek. Here are key skills […]

Are you a discovery or delivery-driven leader?

by Leon Goren “If you want to grow through innovation you need to think differently and act differently.” That’s one insight Hal Gregersen shared at one of our annual PEO conferences. Hal drew a distinction between discovery-driven and delivery-driven leaders. Innovation and growth come from the discovery-driven leader. Those who drive innovation within their organizations […]

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