What Peer Advisory Groups Can Teach Us About Building High-Performing Teams with Leo Bottary

Raul talks with Leo Bottary who is the founder and managing partner of Peernovation, LLC. As a popular author, keynote speaker, and workshop facilitator, Leo is an instructor for Rutgers University and an opinion columnist for CEOWORLD Magazine. He is the co-author of The Power of Peers: How the Company You Keep Drives Leadership Growth & Success and author of What Anyone Can Do: How Surrounding Yourself with the Right People Will Drive Change, Opportunity, and Personal Growth. 


His latest book is Peernovation: What Peer Advisory Groups Can Teach Us About Building High Performing Teams. Leo earned a BA from Jacksonville University, an MA from Seton Hall, and completed his doctoral coursework in organizational leadership at Northeastern.


He’s on a mission to help peer groups and organizational teams maximize their ability to make a difference in the world.



  • The idea of a group – 2:34
  • High performance team – 4:26
  • We learn better when we learn together – 5:42
  • Our skills as individuals – 7:04
  • The learning achieving cycle – 7:57
  • Who are the right people – 8:28
  • Get us to look at others – 11:08
  • Four things and actions to be a better group – 16:07
  • A commitment to be a good teammate – 19:23
  • Challenge and respect each other – 22:23
  • A culture that is not for everybody – 22:37
  • One of the definitions of innovation – 22:23


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