Topic The Lost Art of Critical Thinking with W. Brett Wilson
W. Brett Wilson – “Dragon Emeritus” from CBC’s hit reality TV show Dragons’ Den, recipient of the Order of Canada (2011) and the Saskatchewan Order of Merit (2012) and author of the book “Redefining Success: Still Making Mistakes. Brett will share thoughts on Canadian “critical thinking” on key issues facing Canada. Through stories, he critically examines our concepts and challenges, analyzing why we accept them to be true and encourages the audience to develop an extended conversation. He shares stories about his successes, mistakes and how he found a work/life balance to prove that it is possible to succeed in business (and life) without losing principles.
W. Brett Wilson
W. Brett Wilson, Father, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist is best known as a “Dragon Emeritus” from 3 seasons on CBC’s hit reality TV show Dragons’ Den. He has built extensive holdings in the power generation, hydrocarbon production, real estate development, cannabis, agriculture, sports and entertainment industries. His business and philanthropic leadership have brought him considerable recognition including the Order of Canada (2011) and the Saskatchewan Order of Merit (2012). Brett continues to simplify and organize his life to focus on what is most important – his family, friends and health. His is semi-autobiography “Redefining Success: Still Making Mistakes” is an all-time best selling business book in Canada.