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Bobby Umar

President & Leadership Catalyst, Raeallan

Bobby is a four-time TEDx speaker, one of Inc Magazine's Top 100 Leadership Speaker, author of a #1 Best-Selling book on Amazon and a HuffPost contributor. With a background in Brand Marketing (Kraft & Unilever), Engineering (Bombardier) and the Performing Arts (Second City), Bobby draws on his diverse 20-year career to lead Raeallan, whose mission is to discover, inspire and develop Leadership. 100,000+ people across North America have felt an authentic connection with Bobby’s energetic keynotes and funny personal stories on Personal Branding, Networking and Social Media. He is a leading authority on authentic Connection and heart-based Leadership. Named the second best business coach to follow on Twitter and the fourth biggest Leadership influencer on social media by Kred, Bobby is also an Executive Education instructor and a fiercely proud dad.

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7 Things That Helped Justin Trudeau Pull Off a Historic

7 Things That Helped Justin Trudeau Pull Off a Historic Win

The Liberals led by Trudeau have a lot work ahead of them, but their surprising victory may not be the upset we all thought it was. When you combine a growing need for change with a fresh, newer face, who brings a positive, unifying and consistent message, we can see how the red wave momentum was waiting for us. Perhaps many of us did not see it because this election fired up many negative emotions and divisiveness. However, most Canadians saw right through that. The people of Canada were the one who lit the fire and fanned the flames across the country on election night.
10/20/2015 11:53 EDT
Can Showcasing Your Failures Land You a

Can Showcasing Your Failures Land You a Job?

Most successful people will concede that they've achieved their success because they understand that failure taught them how to succeed. We learn and grow from our failures. They teach us how to deal with adversity and disappointment, what it takes to achieve goals, and they give us an appreciation for the journey.
07/16/2015 05:32 EDT
Five Easy Steps to Discovering Your Personal

Five Easy Steps to Discovering Your Personal Brand

Words can be a powerful expression. So too can a personal brand be a powerful beacon for you and others. But most of all, each of you can be a leader. You just need to know who you are, know what you want and then ultimately make that positive impact with your brand, your promise and your legacy.
03/28/2014 11:30 EDT
10 Ways to Boost Your Networking

10 Ways to Boost Your Networking Skills

So often people exchange business cards and never contact each other. Or they add each other on LinkedIn and the networking dies there. Remember you are building a relationship and you want to be memorable. Following up is critical to making networking work effectively. In fact, by following up you are setting yourself apart from most networkers.
03/14/2014 09:35 EDT