Your Oxygen Mask First

Kevin N. Lawrence

Here’s the hard truth about leadership: it either forces you to get stronger or it slowly destroys your life. There is no in-between. Kevin Lawrence has discovered seventeen habits that allow any leader to transcend the perils of success and keep achieving–habits that have already helped hundreds of CEOs and executives become stronger and more resilient.

Obsessed with understanding why successful people crash and burn, Lawrence has studied and tested virtually every leadership theory known to humankind, in his two decades as a business advisor. His straight-talk advice in Your Oxygen Mask First will surprise and propel even the most seasoned leaders, as he cuts through the platitudes and jargon to share the best tools he has found to ensure your survival, no matter how high you fly.

Press & Praise

Liz Wiseman, bestselling author of Multipliers and Rookie Smarts

"Your Oxygen Mask First is a stark reminder that you can't take care of business until you first take care of yourself. Lawrence's playbook offers a rich set of practices to help you achieve success with no regrets."

Andrew Limouris, President and CEO, Medix

"Kevin has locked arms with my growth firm, Medix, for more than seven years and has consistently challenged our personal and professional leadership limits! His actionable tools turned out to be truly invaluable resources to our organization, and helped allow us to scale as leaders. I encourage you to read and use this book as a resource for your professional and personal growth!"

Verne Harnish, Founder of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) and author of Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)

"If you're looking for practical wisdom from a battle-tested field general of business coaching--look no further. This step-by-step guide enables CEOs to tap into their hidden wells of greatness--redefining success as much more than a healthy balance sheet."

Kevin N. Lawrence

Kevin Lawrence is known for combining business acumen with a no-holds-barred, tell-it-like-it-is style. With a career spanning twenty years and four continents, he’s helped hundreds of CEOs and executives break through challenges, grow their companies, and find personal success along the way.

Lawrence is a Coach Emeritus with Gazelles, the world-renowned strategic planning and coaching organization, and a key contributor to the book Scaling Up (Mastering the Rockefeller Habits 2.0).

Based in Vancouver, Canada, he can often be found tearing up the racetrack, or adventuring in the outdoors with his wife Angela, son Brayden, and daughter Ashley.

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