#11 - Leadership Lessons From A Long Time Sports & Recreation Pro - John Mills
Welcome to Episode #11
My guest today is John Mills.
John has an impressive resume. He was previously Assistant Deputy Minister for the Province of British Columbia and President of the Calgary Olympic Development Association (now WinSport Canada). More recently, he was Chief Operating Officer of the Richmond Olympic Oval. A Richmond iconic building designed for speed skating at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. John is also a board member for “Own The Podium” & Chair of the Board of Directors of Canada Basketball. Between Calgary and Richmond, John has almost twenty years of high-level Olympic facility management experience. Now mostly retired, John is an industry consultant.
John takes us through his successful career in sports. It all started when he became a teacher, and from there preparing, persisting, following his passions, eloquently communicating his vision, and seizing the right opportunities.