No. 5 on our 2012 list of Toronto’s Most Influential People is Rob Prichard, the chair of international business law firm Torys LLP. His current position is the latest entry on an intimidatingly impressive super resume that includes chairing Penguin Canada, Metrolinx and the Visiting Committee of Harvard Law School; head of Torstar; board member at BMO Financial Group, tobacco giant Imasco, Onex and George Weston; trustee of SickKids; vice-chair of Canada’s Science, Technology and Innovation Council; director of the Toronto Community Foundation; member of Canada’s Economic Advisory Council and Ontario’s Economic Advisory Panel; and much, much more. In our interview with him, he offers a little advice on how to succeed. Given his track record with the subject, we’re inclined to take it.
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