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Dean, Regent University School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Editor of the Journal of Strategic Leadership, Consultant, Trainer, Educator, Entrepreneur




Corné Bekker

Associate Professor, Editor of Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership and Co-Editor of Inner Resources for Leaders
Regent University
School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship


 

Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Five Year Old
At just five years old, Dr. Bruce Winston began his first entrepreneurial venture selling newspapers on the streets of Fairbanks, Alaska. Years later, he realized it was that experience that taught him everything he needed to know about entrepreneurship. From "it's who you know" to "first to market" to "location, location, location" to "don't take on the big guys unless you're willing to get beat up," Dr. Winston candidly shares these and many other entrepreneurial lessons that have impacted his life.

About the Speakers
For more than two decades, Dr. Winston has helped to transform organizations around the world with his innovative ideas on leadership and his candid approach to consulting and training. Drawing on his vast experience as a business owner, educator and consultant, Dr. Winston's real-world expertise includes leadership, organizational development, communication, quality improvement and marketing. Winston serves as editor of the newly released Journal of Strategic Leadership and is an author and co-author of numerous books and articles including Be a Leader for God's Sake and The Word on Management. A popular speaker in the U.S., Canada, Europe and South Africa, Winston skillfully aligns Biblical principles with marketplace application to equip leaders and followers for success.

Corné Bekker completed his doctorate degree at the Rand Afrikaans University in Johannesburg, South Africa where he specialized in the use of socio-rhetorical criticism in historical and social reconstruction of historical communities. He joined Regent University in 2005 after serving as the assistant dean of Rhema Bible College in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Dr. Bekker serves as an associate professor for the School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship at Regent University and is editor of the Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership and co-editor of Inner Resources for Leaders. He is actively involved in research on the use of hermeneutics and spirituality to explore leadership. Dr. Bekker is currently completing a second doctorate in Spirituality at the University of South Africa.

About Leadership Talks
The most successful leaders are those who apply both time-tested principles and contemporary theory to address the ever-changing environments they lead. Leadership Talks provides you with fresh insights from leadership experts, scholars and practitioners that you can quickly process and immediately apply within your organization. As a continuous learner, you will benefit from case studies, practical lessons and inspiring anecdotes provided by some of today's top leadership speakers. To learn more about the School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship, visit us on the web at www.regent.edu/global.


Leadership Talks is produced by Regent University's School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship. Views expressed are those of the speakers and are not necessarily the views of the School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship or of Regent University.