January 13, 2016
In 2004, Ryan Porter quit a business program in college to start his quest to answer the question, “What do I want to be when I grow up?” Two years and a world of travel later, Ryan dedicated his career to helping young people answer the very question he set out to answer. Now, he’s CEO & co-founder of RaiseYourFlag.com and the author of Make Your Own Lunch: How to Live an Epically Epic Life through Work, Travel, Wonder, and (maybe) College. Plus, Lee Tal of ChatterHigh.com on getting every student talking about their future. Please tune in!
Sure, engineers have great technical skills but how do you empower the whole engineer to maximize their potential and contribution?
The Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (ILead) at U of Toronto does just that with “transformative learning opportunities” including for-credit courses like Concepts and Applications of Authentic Leadership and a course I’ve been honoured to teach, Engineering Careers – Theories and Strategies to Manage your Career for the Future. To explain how students learn to turn empathy into impact, and share their own fascinating career stories, I was joined by ILead team members Assistant Director, Annie Simpson, and Leadership Education Specialists, Jordan Daniow and Albert Huynh. Hear the whole Dec. 17, 2015 podcast.