A Hero’s Journey to Vulnerability with Tom Eddington

Tom Eddington has worked for three decades in business as a consultant, educator, entrepreneur, and strategic advisor. He is a student and teacher of board, leadership, and organizational effectiveness – focusing on how companies grow, achieve, and sustain effectiveness whilst remaining stewards for their stakeholders. As a partner in a highly respected global consulting firm he led international mergers and was earning a seven-figure income, Tom Eddington was at the top of his game. Then an illness left him unable to work for years. In this interview, Tom will share with us what he has learned about vulnerability, and why it is essential for leaders to connect with those they lead.

This episode will be airing live on 17th January 2020 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959

More about Tom Eddington:

Tom Eddington has worked three decades in business as a consultant, educator, entrepreneur, and strategic advisor. He is a student and teacher of board, leadership, and organization effectiveness – focusing on how they grow, achieve, and sustain effectiveness while remaining stewards for their stakeholders.

A pragmatic optimist who’s driven by intellectual curiosity, Tom has sought out opportunities to teach and work in the private, public, academic, and non-profit sectors. He has worked with industry leaders and most-admired organizations including HP, W.L. Gore, MBNA Corporation, Royal Dutch/Shell and Taproot Foundation.

He has worked with board members and senior executives at hundreds of organizations. In addition, he has been an adjunct professor in the City University (London) M.B.A. program.

Tom has founded and co-founded four organizations including FutureShapers, My Broker Donates, and Eddington Advisory Services. Learn more at www.eddingtonadvisory.com.

This episode will be airing live on 17th January 2020 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959

More about host Chris Cooper:

Chris Cooper is the founder of Chris Cooper Business Elevation and creator and host of the Business Elevation Show. Chris and team help leaders to elevate results through building engaged workforces and developing high performance leaders and teams. He created the Business Elevation Show the most accessed business show in 2018 on Voice America the world’s leading on-line radio platform and is co-Author of The Power To Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It Or Not). He is a fellow of the Professional Speaking Association and partner of Engagement Multiplier . To contact Chris to see how he and his business can help you : [email protected]


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