Who is David MacLean?

David MacLean is the man behind Wholehearted Leaders. He is an insightful thinker, creative communicator and engaging storyteller who connects with people by speaking to and from the heart. Drawing on his experiences as an entrepreneur, husband, father, philanthropist and world traveler, David’s intention is to inspire, encourage, equip, and engage you to lead and live on purpose to create a lasting legacy.

whl-e-visional

David’s life experiences enable him to speak to your group on the topics of leadership, marketing and social consciousness. In regard to leadership, David’s primary area of focus is personal leadership – the most difficult person you will ever lead is yourself. How you lead yourself impacts every area of your professional and personal life.

Learn More

 

Vision Caster, Catcher or Killer?

0

How’s your vision? I’m not talking about your eyes, but the eyes of your heart.  Are you a visionary?  How far can you see? Every organization needs vision: they need to know where they are going, what they are capable of, what their potential is, what growth looks like.  If leadership is helping people be better, then vision is knowing …

Read More

Focus Like a Champion

0

He stood on the track intently looking down his lane.  He was loosely shaking his legs one at a time to keep them warm, to keep them relaxed.  He was training, but he needed to approach every run, every race, as if it were the Olympic Games. Every time he stepped on the track he needed to be completely focused …

Read More

Start and Stoke Some Fires

0

Do you like fires?  I love fires. There is something very soothing about basking in the warmth of a fire.  The sound of the crackling wood, the scent of smoke, the power of the fire contained in such a way that it brings life and not destruction…all very compelling. I’ve noticed something about guys in particular: we can sit for …

Read More

Emily Has Poles

0

He was reticent.  He was timid.  He was fearful.  He was passive. He was 5 years old. Benjamin, our son, had been skiing for 1 year, but he was still not very confident on the slopes.  No matter what the run was, he was a very timid skier.  He skied as if he were afraid.  He knew what to do.  …

Read More

TRAPS for Leaders

0

“Hey guys, I am writing something for my sons on manhood: can I ask you a couple of questions?”, I asked the group of 4 twenty-something guys as we sat in the hot tub of a local fitness club. “Sure man – fire away.”, they replied. “Ok, what is a man?” I inquired. “Ahhhh…”, they paused to collect their thoughts …

Read More

Have the Conversation

0

This could easily be the mantra of every leader.  It’s simple, but it’s not easy.  It’s really the basis of all leadership.  This is something you could frame and put on your wall to remind you of its importance. “Have the Conversation.” That’s it.  Like I said, simple, but not easy. The essence of leadership is communication: communication of all …

Read More

The Power of Kindness

0

“Hey, where’s Chris?” I inquired. “He’s in the hospital.  But he’s coming…” was the reply. What?  And then the story unfolded… My good friend Chris had been teaching his college class when his heart began doing some funny things.  These feelings were not new however.  He had had these strange irregularities before.  He excused himself and went to the campus …

Read More

Who Has Led You?

0

“Hi there.  My name is Jack and I’m with Dickson’s Coffee.  I have some great coffee and new products I’d love to show you.  We’ve just come out with a fabulous pancake mix – how ‘bout I whip up some fresh pancakes for you?” And with that pitch my dad attempted to sell to a restaurant owner on his route …

Read More

Equip, Engage, Inspire

0

What? You want me to speak at the ceremony? Are you serious? What would I say? I don’t have any good clothes with me. I don’t even speak their language… Despite all my objections our Cambodian host would not be thwarted from his objective to see me speak at this auspicious occasion. We were in Cambodian in the city of …

Read More

Leadership Tsunami Stones

0

The villagers could see the waters flooding into the harbour.  They had to run to higher ground.  They had to flee for their lives. Where could they go? There were two hills: one closer and lower, one farther and higher.  One requiring less effort to reach, the other requiring more effort to reach.  Many of the villagers raced to the …

Read More
Page 10 of 25« First...«89101112»20...Last »

Leading and Living on Purpose.