Azhar Laher

Author, Coach, Speaker

Azhar is a father and husband, social entrepreneur, sports nut, teacher and career coach. He has worked as a Human Resources professional for over 25 years.

He lives in beautiful Toronto and is a published author.  He is currently a Professor of Leadership and Human Resources at Seneca College in Toronto. Here are some interesting tidbits about Azhar.

Favourite Quote: “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter”
● Favourite food: Biryani, masala chicken, tiramisu, sticky toffee pudding
● Comfort foods: Mac & cheese and poutine
● Favourite sports teams: Liverpool FC, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto FC.
● Favourite books: Everything that Remains, The Sufi Book of Life, The Little Prince
● Favourite websites: Zen Habits, Marc and Angel, Side Hustle School, My Modern Met, The School of Life, The Daily Maverick
● Favourite Magazines: The Atlantic, Toronto Life, The Walrus
● Favourite Podcasts: Revisionist History with Malcolm Gladwell, Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People, The Tim Ferris Show, 
● Music when I travel: Hip-hop and 70s mix
● Songs that make me happy: Brown Eyed Girl, When Doves Cry, Budapest, Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head, You can call me Al, Imagine, What a Wonderful World
● Favourite Restaurant: Pai, Piano Piano, Adrak
● If I had a year with no commitments: I would visit every baseball stadium in the MLB
● Favourite drink: Strawberry milkshake in the summer and lemon tea with honey in winter
● Sports personalities you admire: Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson, Bjorn Borg, Roger Federer, Lebron James
● Favourite movies: Shawshank Redemption, 12 Angry Men, Toy Story, Straight Outta Compton, Baby Driver, Enter the Dragon, Crash
● Favourite TV Shows: Kim’s Convenience, After Life, The Office, The Wonder Years, Breaking Bad, Cheers, Friends, Frasier, Newhart, Animal Kingdom
● Favourite childhood hero: Bruce Lee
● Pet Peeve: People who do not respect seniors

Scroll to Top