Warren Rustand is an entrepreneur, corporate leader, and the author of The Leader Within Us: Mindset, Principles, and Tools for a LIFE BY DESIGN. Selected as a White House Fellow in 1973, he was a special assistant to the Secretary of Commerce and co-led the first-ever executive-level trade mission to the Soviet Union. Rustand served as Appointments and Cabinet Secretary to President Gerald Ford. A former academic All-American basketball player at the University of Arizona, Rustand has been the CEO of six companies and has served on the board of directors of more than 50 for-profit or not-for-profit organizations. Rustand is an author, educator, and well-known speaker and for 30 years led a public policy-private sector conference in Washington D.C. for CEOs.
"To discern and discover our purpose is to give greater meaning and commitment to our lives. This is so important for individuals, families, and businesses."
"Learning to be productive is about learning to stop being busy. Separate the important from the urgent and tackle those tasks first."
“As leaders, we are going to be challenged more and more often to deal with various crises. We need to be very thoughtful about the way we’re going to lead through them."