Dan Pontefract

Dan Pontefract

Dan Pontefract, a leadership strategist with 25 years of experience, is the founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group — a firm that improves the state of leadership and organizational culture. Dan is an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business, garnering more than 20 industry awards throughout his career. Dan Pontefract is the best-selling author of four books: Lead. Care. Win.; Open to Think; The Purpose Effect; and Flat Army. Lead. Care. Win.: How to Become a Leader Who Matters will be available on Amazon, and through other major booksellers. Dan Pontefract is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Follow him on Twitter or connect on LinkedIn.
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Five Unique Ways to Retain Talent By Being a Caring Leader

According to a study conducted in 2019 by global leadership consulting firm DDI, 57 percent of employees have left a job because of their direct leader. In 2008, Gallup discovered that it’s closer to 75 percent. Research published in Harvard Business Review highlighted an opposite yet related point: “People leave...