Until the sale of his company in July 1999, Bob Buford served as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Buford Television, Inc., a family-owned business that started with a single ABC affiliate in Tyler, Texas, and grew to a network of cable systems across the country. In 1994, Buford wrote Halftime, a book that came out of his mind and heart on how to find meaning and fulfillment in the second half of our lives. In 1997, Bob launched the Halftime organization, an initiative of Leadership Network to help successful people convert their faith into action and effective results. The mission of Halftime is to develop strategy and resources to equip business/professional leaders to achieve maximum leverage and return on the investment of their time and resources measured in changed lives and healthier communities. Bob is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and of the Owner Managed Program at Harvard.
“When people share a common and compelling vision, anything can happen.” This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking about finding your life’s calling and creating a legacy that changes lives. Our guest this week is successful entrepreneur Bob Buford, the author of Drucker & Me. He’ll talk about his friendship with the Father of Modern Management and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, Peter Drucker. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!