Canada Wide Media Chairman and CEO Peter Legge interviews Canadian businessman and philanthropist Frank Giustra. In the interview, Frank talks about his passion and the kind of life he pursues. This focuses on global philanthropy and living a well-balanced life. Frank admit his passion for things that he likes doing whether in business or philanthropy drives him to succeed. He adds that if you don’t love what you’re doing, you’re not going to succeed because it takes passion to be excellent at what you do. In addition, Frank stresses it’s with that excellence that you can achieve success. In the interview, Frank says he always had a problem with any type of injustice. He knows he doesn’t live in a perfect world. He is co-chair of the Crisis Group and all they do is trying to prevent and end deadly conflicts around the world.
Who Influenced him the most
When asked who has influenced him the most, Frank said he didn’t think there was any one person but he thinks of two people that influenced him in different ways. One was former US President Bill Clinton who became his very close friend. He said the former US President taught him how to think big. He also learned how to inspire and motivate as a call to action on a specific idea, and how to collaborate with other groups. Another one was Richard Branson. He said over the years that he has spent a lot of time with Richard. He has seen the business magnate lives his life in the fullest way. This is by doing good but also enjoying life being passionate about what he does. Frank added Richard Branson is a very generous and loving person.