Author Spotlight
Brian Knowler - Published Works
"Career Suicide Is Overrated" and Other Lessons for Leaders About Honouring Mental Health Where You Work, Live, and Play By Brian Knowler, B.A., J.D.
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In the follow up to his book 'On the Other Side of Broken', Brian explores the ever-evolving, ever-growing link between leadership and mental health. His proposition is a simple one - that leaders... More > who care about the health, wellness, balance, and success of their teams should strive to be 'Capital-L' Leaders. Capital-L Leadership is driven by people, not profit, and 21st century leaders who fail to acknowledge the increasing impact of mental health issues on their teams will inevitably lose the confidence and trust of those they have the privilege to lead. Through real-life lessons and experiences, including an on-duty injury in February 2018, Brian defines Capital-L Leadership and illustrates the importance of honouring mental health by powerfully interacting with those you lead (through good times and bad) in work, play, and life.< Less
"Career Suicide is Overrated" and Other Lessons for Leaders About Honouring Mental Health Where You Work, Live, and Play By Brian Knowler, B.A., J.D.
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In the follow up to his book 'On the Other Side of Broken', Brian explores the ever-evolving, ever-growing link between leadership and mental health. His proposition is a simple one - that leaders... More > who care about the health, wellness, balance, and success of their teams should strive to be 'Capital-L' Leaders. Capital-L Leadership is driven by people, not profit, and 21st century leaders who fail to acknowledge the increasing impact of mental health issues on their teams will inevitably lose the confidence and trust of those they have the privilege to lead. Through real-life lessons and experiences, including an on-duty injury in February 2018, Brian defines Capital-L Leadership and illustrates the importance of honouring mental health by powerfully interacting with those you lead (through good times and bad) in work, play, and life.< Less
On The Other Side of Broken - One Cop's Battle With the Demons of PTSD By Brian Knowler, B.A., J.D.
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In 2004, Brian Knowler was the first police officer at the scene of a fatal collision. The driver who died was a close friend of Brian's and died while Brian was attempting to save his life. For 8... More > years, Brian hid the physical and psychological effects of that evening while his personal and professional life crashed around him. In 2012, he finally admitted that he had a problem and was diagnosed with PTSD. In the years since then, he has regained control of his life. This book is the story of Brian's journey from the fateful night of his friend's death to a place where he can now tell the tale of his descent into blackness, and his climb back, with complete candor and honesty. The book also includes a chapter by Brian's wife on her experiences as a proud police wife who watched her husband turn into a man she didn't recognize, but fought alongside of him to heal and rebuild their lives. It is the story of one family's trek from the darkness to the other side of broken.< Less