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Julian Chapman

President, Forrest & Company, Author

Julian Chapman has over three decades of experience leading teams and organizations, from small groups all the way to thousands of employees. He joined Forrest & Company in 2002 after a personal career in experience consulting and working with other businesses to build their leadership capability.


His leadership knowledge is augmented by his 30+ year “second” career as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces from which he retired in 2014, at the rank of Brigadier-General, to take over as president of Forrest & Company.

Julian travels extensively assisting Forrest’s clients in designing solutions on how they can achieve extraordinary results using the Forrest methodologies.

His thoughts on leadership, organizational development and accountability have been published in HR Reporter Magazine, CPA Bottom Line Newspaper and HR Professional magazine. Known as a pioneer of thinking in the workplace, Julian is a master trainer in Effective Intelligence™ which he brings to organizations through keynote addresses or assisting individuals and teams in solving problems through effective thinking.

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Managerial Leadership Journey

An Unconventional Business Pursuit

A big promise? Yes, and one that this book will deliver on. Managerial leadership is a distinct profession and requires lifelong learning and practice to integrate tasks and people. But it can be mastered. Julian Chapman, president of Forrest & Company consulting, shows you how. Pulling together all the wisdom…

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