#1 Winner (Gold Medal), Business Category
2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Be A Change Agent: Leadership in a Time of Exponential Change by Dr. Dele Ola, published by Friesen Press, challenges us to be that change agent for such dynamic times as we live today. Change is inevitable and it is a moving target. Dr. Ola teaches how to be effective in management in any field as we respond to change. He provides insights to the workplace traditional systems as we know them, provides simple tools and assessments to analyze where you are at, and offers insights as to where the marketplace of the future lies. His inspirational tips drawn from his vast experience add depth to understanding his principles for us all to embrace in our landscapes. His vision is to develop change agents, that's you and me, that will challenge the status quo and take change into the future. This book should be integrated into our schools globally. It's that good!
-- Next Generation Indie Book Awards Judge
Dr. Dele Ola is the award-winning author of Be a Change Agent: Leadership in a Time of Exponential Change, publisher of the Prowezz Leadership Newsletter, a change leader, and an accomplished professional engineer. His passions include corporate leadership, personal growth, skills development, and technological innovation.
Dr. Ola started his leadership journey with Accenture, a global Fortune 500 company before earning his Doctor of Philosophy in mechanical and manufacturing engineering from the University of Manitoba, eventually transitioning to applied research in aerospace and manufacturing at Red River College. After many significant contributions, he became Director of the Technology Access Centre for Aerospace and Manufacturing, serving as a major contributor to applied research leadership.
Dr. Ola has held many leadership positions and served on the board of several prominent organizations. He won the 2016 Research Excellence BRAVO Award, and his book, Be A Change Agent, won the business category of the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
An active leader in innovation and applied research, Dr. Ola continues to lead change in his work. His vision is to develop change agents to challenge the status quo, take charge of the future, and evolve into what they are meant to be in life.