Triple Crown Leadership

Triple Crown Leadership
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Building a better brand of leadership.


Seeking a better way to lead? Here you will find advanced leadership practices for building excellent, ethical, and enduring organizations: the triple crown of leadership. Implement our five advanced leadership practices. You’ll see the results in your bottom line and in worker engagement. Join us in creating a better brand of leadership.

-Bob and Gregg Vanourek

Who are we?

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Bob Vanourek is a five-time CEO with decades of experience leading NYSE companies, including ethical and financial turnarounds, and has been named one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trust for four years in a row.

Gregg Vanourek is an entrepreneurial thought leader, speaker, and author. He has co-authored three books and has been a leader in market-leading startups and other ventures. He conducts speaking engagements and training programs worldwide, and teaches master’s and executive education courses.

Bob and Gregg are co-authors of Triple Crown Leadership: Building Excellent, Ethical, and Enduring Organizations (a winner of the 2013 International Book Awards, and a book that has been called “the best book on leadership since Good to Great”). Bob and Gregg are each available as keynote speakers and leadership workshop facilitators. They share actionable tools and new insights about leadership, team-building, values, culture, engagement, and leading self for top corporations, startups, associations, non-profits, and other organizations worldwide.

Triple Crown Leadership draws upon their interviews with leaders in 61 organizations in 11 countries, including Google, Zappos, Mayo Clinic, eBay, KIPP, Ashoka, and more. Stephen R. Covey, Stephen M. R. Covey, Bill George, Dan Pink, Barry Posner, and others endorsed the book. Bob and Gregg’s writing has been featured in/by Fast Company, American Management Association, Center for Creative Leadership, and more.

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In April 2017 Gregg was elected to the board of SE Forum, a Stockholm-based nonprofit supporting social entrepreneurs. Gregg facilitated a workshop on Entrepreneurial Leadership in Stockholm in April 2017 and will facilitate another one on “Design Your Entrepreneurial Life” in May. Gregg taught a class on Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University of Trento, Italy for EIT PhD students in December 2016 and spoke at Impact Hub Trento on “Startup Secrets of Entrepreneurial Leaders,” and spoke for AIESEC-Uppsala and Turnaround Management Association-Sweden in December 2016. Gregg spoke on “Crafting a Life that Matters” at World Values Day in November 2016 in Solna, Sweden, an event hosted by World Values Initiative.

Bob spoke on “The Keys to Success” at the GlenX Success Summit in Glenwood Springs, Colorado in October 2016.

Bob and Gregg Vanourek led a Leadership Symposium: The Quest for Better Leadership in Stockholm in August 2016, hosted by the Industrial Marketing and Entrepreneurship unit at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology) and in collaboration with the American Chamber of Commerce in Sweden.

Motivational Press published Bob Vanourek’s new book in May 2016. Titled Leadership Wisdom: Lessons from Poetry, Prose, and Curious Verse, this unique book cites over 60 poems and prose passages with leadership messages and practical applications from Bob. For details (press release) click here. Bob was on a panel regarding leadership and business ethics: Connections with Evan Dawson (March 2016). Bob recorded a 5-minute podcast based on his new book, Leadership Wisdom: Lessons from Poetry, Prose, and Curious Verse.

Gregg Vanourek moderated the Human Centered Business Index 2016 event at The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm in March 2016 in conjunction with Lumen Behavior, the KTH Center of the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, and Stockholm Business School Executive Education.

For the fourth year in a row, Bob Vanourek has been named one of the “Top Thought Leaders in Trust” by Trust Across America-Trust Around the World (TAA-TAW). The full 2016 list of Top Thought Leaders in Trust is revealed in the Winter Issue of TAA’s Trust magazine.

Gregg was featured in leading publications in Sweden: “Locka Talanger Genom att Svarapå Dessa Fem Frågor”, February 8, 2016; “Så Blir Du En Bättre Ledare,” Dagens Industri, December 28, 2015 (in Swedish). He also wrote a section in the new book, Insights: Reflections from Yale’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs (by Chris LoPresti).

Most Popular Blogs:

* The 3 Questions Asked of Every Leader

* The Glorification of Busy

* 10 Leadership Myths and Half-Truths

* Your Ego Is Not Your Amigo

* Ethical Decision-Making: Simple Tests

* Your Leadership Mindset

* Culture: The Entrepreneur’s Blind Spot


Featured Videos:

Bob Vanourek RMAC Leadership Jam


Triple Crown Leadership is a winner of the 2013 International Book Awards (“business: general”). Bob Vanourek was named one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trust for four years in a row (2013-2016) by Trust Across America-Trust Across the World.

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Visit our Speaking Page to learn how to hire Bob Vanourek or Gregg Vanourek as a speaker at your next conference or leadership training event.

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