Todd LaPorte: Blue Zone Leadership: How to Help a Community Be Healthier and Live Longer

Mission Facilitators International
Oct 31, 2023
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Are you tired of hearing about the latest fad diets and quick fixes, only to be left feeling frustrated and defeated? Have you been told that the key to better health lies in strict calorie counting and intense exercise regimens, yet you’re still struggling to see any real results? If this sounds familiar, it’s time to break free from the cycle of ineffective actions that only leave you feeling drained and discouraged. In this episode, we delve into the power of the Blue Zone Movement, a revolutionary approach to community health that focuses on sustainable lifestyle changes and holistic well-being. Say goodbye to empty promises and hello to a transformation that will leave you feeling empowered, fulfilled, and truly healthy.


About Todd LaPorte:

With more than 35 years of diverse healthcare experience, Todd LaPorte leads an integrated health system with six acute-care hospitals, numerous outpatient facilities, a research institute, and various community services impacting social determinants of health and military preparedness.

HonorHealth is Arizona’s seventh largest employer, with a presence throughout much of the growing Phoenix metropolitan area. For most of his twenty years at HonorHealth, Todd served as the CFO. In April 2017, he became the 10th CEO in more than 150 years of its legacy firm history.

Before joining HonorHealth, Todd held senior management roles for an international CPA firm that served Arizona healthcare clients, as well as clients in high-tech manufacturing and consumer services. He was also the CFO of a privately held healthcare company that served more than a half million Arizonans.

Todd is the current board chair for the Health System Alliance of Arizona, an association of the five largest healthcare systems throughout the State. He is a member of Greater Phoenix Leadership (a CEO advocacy group) and is a board member of Experience Scottsdale (a visitor’s bureau). He speaks frequently to Arizona State University MBA classes and community service organizations throughout the Valley of the Sun.


In this episode, Dean Newlund and Todd LaPorte discuss how to:

  • Discover the transformative power of the Blue Zone Movement and its impact on community health.
  • Unlock the secrets to a successful personal health journey and proactively implement strategies for optimal well-being.
  • Harness the power of collaboration and stakeholder involvement to drive positive change in community health.
  • Gain insights into the importance of education and awareness for making healthy choices and promoting well-being.
  • Learn the art of self-care and understand its profound impact on personal well-being and the overall health of the community.


“If we can improve the health of individuals, we can improve the economic health of the community.” — Todd LaPorte


Connect with Todd LaPorte:  

Website URL: https://www.honorhealth.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/todd-laporte-223611123/


Connect with Dean:

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgqRK8GC8jBIFYPmECUCMkw

Website: https://www.mfileadership.com/

The Mission Statement E-Newsletter: https://www.mfileadership.com/blog/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deannewlund/

X (Twitter): https://twitter.com/deannewlund

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MissionFacilitators/

Email: dean.newlund@mfileadership.com

Phone: 1-800-926-7370



Show notes by Podcastologist: Hanz Jimuel Alvarez


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