Taking Risks in Your Career

Allan Bifield | Retired, Deputy Chief Financial Officer at George Weston

This week’s episode features a conversation with Allan Bifield, an accomplished global senior-finance executive with more than 30 years of experience.  Allan shares the biggest lessons he has learned in his career related to taking risks, not trying to do everything yourself, and prioritizing self-development.  He highlights his essential leadership strategies for setting vision and direction; empowering people to be successful; creating team synergy; and leading transformational change.  Allan talks about his commitment to mentoring and the reward he feels in helping another professional reach their highest potential.  He also shares his habits for success, his advice to young professionals, and his favorite quote.