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The Affinity Principle™ presents a formula for business success through a people-centric, mindful leadership approach. The Affinity Formula is simple: mindful leadership creates an incredible team performance, which leads to an awesome customer experience and that yields great financial results. 

The best-selling book explores 12 Pillars and Levers of Leadership and Engagement designed to help leaders attract, retain, and optimize talent, and achieve Affinity.

Start your mindful leadership journey by amplifying your leadership potential with our free Leadership Appraisal tool.

The content resonates well with forward-thinking organizations’ leadership and cultural attributes, including my organization, UBC. The visuals and graphics are also compelling and align with how adults prefer to learn. The visuals help the reader retain the content by moving the information from short term memory to long-term memory–this is brilliant—awesome!

Randy Eppard, Ph.D. Ed in Adult Learning

Executive Director, UBC

This is a wonderful book.  This should be required reading for anyone who has an interest in personal development and leadership.  It’s much more than a one-time read.  It’s really a valuable resource on a wide variety of important themes that focus on developing yourself and others.  It’s a book that you’ll find yourself going back to over and over.  It has application to every industry.  The rich content and graphics make for an easy, fun read.  The short chapters are perfect for a world that has too much on its mind.  Grant has done a wonderful job in putting this together.  I can’t recommend this book highly enough.

Tom Perrin, Ph.D.

CEO, Perrin & Associates, Inc.

When you said you were sending me a book you authored, I assumed that it would be more of a very limited, self-published book based on a narrow set of personal business experiences. Instead, it is really a textbook. It is personal but full of business content. The graphics are terrific. It is really a compendium of great thinking. I even saw the Adizes model there for life cycles. You are an extremely well-read business book reader. But, then you synthesized them into themes. I have actually met several of your sources, which made it even more personal to me.

Rick Caro

CEO, Management Vision

PEOPLE FIRST, ALWAYS™

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The Affinity Principle™ presents a formula for business success through a people-centric, mindful leadership approach. The Affinity Formula is simple: mindful leadership creates an incredible team performance, which leads to an awesome customer experience and that yields great financial results. 

The book explores 12 Pillars and Levers of Leadership and Engagement designed to help leaders attract, retain, and optimize talent, and achieve Affinity.

Start your mindful leadership journey by amplifying your leadership potential with our free Leadership Appraisal tool.

The content resonates well with forward-thinking organizations’ leadership and cultural attributes, including my organization, UBC. The visuals and graphics are also compelling and align with how adults prefer to learn, particularly right-brain learners. The visuals help the reader retain the content by moving the information from short term memory to long-term memory–this is brilliant—awesome!

Randy Eppard, PhD Ed in Adult Learning

Executive Director, UBC

When you said you were sending me a book you authored, I assumed that it would be more of a very limited, self-published book based on a narrow set of personal business experiences. Instead, it is really a textbook. It is personal but full of business content. The graphics are terrific. It is really a compendium of great thinking. I even saw the Adizes model there for life cycles. You are an extremely well-read business book reader. But, then you synthesized them into themes. I have actually met several of your sources, which made it even more personal to me.

Rick Caro

CEO, Management Vision

This is a wonderful book.  This should be required reading for anyone who has an interest in personal development and leadership.  It’s much more than a one-time read.  It’s really a valuable resource on a wide variety of important themes that focus on developing yourself and others.  It’s a book that you’ll find yourself going back to over and over.  It has application to every industry.  The rich content and graphics make for an easy, fun read.  The short chapters are perfect for a world that has too much on its mind.  Grant has done a wonderful job in putting this together.  I can’t recommend this book highly enough.

Tom Perrin, Ph.D.

CEO, Perrin & Associates, Inc.

PEOPLE FIRST, ALWAYS™

#mindfulleadership
#peoplefirstalways

Amplify Your Leadership Potential

The Affinity Principle Leadership Appraisal is a free benchmarking tool for you and your leadership team to gauge your individual and collective propensity to create Affinity within your organization.

The Leadership Appraisal is based on 54 key questions asked of over 6,000 senior executives across the world in the Globe 2020 Report of CEO Leadership Behaviors and Effectiveness. These 54 questions break down into 8 primary leadership dimensions that most influence top management team’s dedication and overall firm performance. 

Amplify Your Leadership Potential

The Affinity Principle Leadership Appraisal is a free benchmarking tool for you and your leadership team to gauge your individual and collective propensity to create Affinity within your organization.

The tool is based on 54 key questions asked of over 6,000 senior executives across the world in the Globe 2020 Report of CEO Leadership Behaviors and Effectiveness. These 54 questions break down into 8 primary leadership dimensions that most influence top management team’s dedication and overall firm performance. 

About the Author

Grant Ian Gamble

Grant is a top-rated international business growth consultant, best-selling author and speaker. His consulting firm works with clients ranging from multinational brands to regional startups.

When asked what has underwritten his many successes in the business world, he puts it down to putting people first. Developing leadership teams and growing talented team members leads to great customer experiences. Great customer experiences ensure financial success and sustained growth for companies.

Grant asserts that when there is a strong focus on hiring, acclimating and training team members, businesses thrive. The right talent, doing their best work, makes management easy.

Grant has held executive positions with numerous best in category businesses ranging from healthcare to hospitality. From his first blockbuster success at age 23, Grant has championed growth and sustainability through practical and actionable methodologies that he shares with his clients and audiences worldwide.

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As we adjust our perceptions of what work looks like post COVID, there exists a gulf between what was and what will be when it comes to office geography. Companies have already begun divesting themselves of offices and buildings they formally saw as essential in order to house their workforce. Conference rooms lie dormant and have been replaced by Zoom calls. The office phone system has similarly been replaced by cell phones, text messages and FaceTime.

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As with many things, getting great sleep can be a process.

The first step in this process is truly understanding, and appreciating, the importance of sleep to our health and emotional wellbeing.

How to Achieve the Ultimate State of Wellness

How to Achieve the Ultimate State of Wellness

That title should raise some red flags for you immediately.

I mean, who can predict what it would take to achieve the ultimate state of wellness for any individual?

There are commonly held beliefs, a great deal of science and a plethora of information available on the achievement of aspects of wellness, but “The Ultimate State of Wellness”? That’s a very individual and ethereal thing.

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