What does leadership mean? How can I lead within my role? What are the lessons APi Group leaders have learned throughout their careers?
The Building Great Leaders podcast aims to answer these questions and more! Leaders will share their personal stories, the mindsets that helped them excel, and the behaviors they use to positively influence others. We hope to inspire listeners to be better leaders at work, in their communities, and in their homes.
Seeing the Forest and the Trees as a Leader
In this episode, Kristin Schultes, Vice President of Corporate Development at APi Group, shares her fascinating path through the organization and the major milestones she’s achieved over the past couple of years. Kristin reveals what it was like to compete with someone on her team for a role while discovering they complimented each other, and she gives her advice around facing realities, the brutal facts and being able to see the forest through the trees.
Adopting a Leadership Mindset
To kick off a brand-new season of the podcast in 2024, Pery Zerbinos, Technical Support Supervisor for Chubb Canada, shares the insights he’s learned on his personal and professional journey, including the power of collaboration, how to begin adopting a leadership mindset, the vital role that feedback plays and so much more.
End of 2023 Episode
Today is our end of year podcast episode, where host Laura Seitz is joined by her behind-the-scenes team, Kevin and Maddy, as they reflect on the year that is wrapping up and what they’re looking forward to in 2024.
In this episode, Dave Saffrin, President of APi Garage Door, reveals what he has learned about what a good leader truly is versus what he initially thought. He describes the role that listening has played in him becoming the leader that he is today and how he has grown through self-awareness.
Taking on Challenges
In this episode, Rick Charles, Chief Operating Officer of Chubb, shares the journey he’s taken throughout his career to get to where he is today, and he reveals the mindset he has adopted over the years to take on the many new challenges he has faced and overcome.
Valuing diverse mindsets
In this episode, Vashma Bolton, Global Director of HR Technology at Chubb, shares her leadership journey, the challenges that she’s overcome and what she is so passionate about right now. Vashma reveals the role that having diverse mindsets coming together has played in the success of the teams she’s led, and the importance of fostering an environment where everyone can openly collaborate with each other to generate cutting edge ideas.
Awesome stories from our leaders at APi group! Very interesting to listen to how they ended up where they are now and the road they took to get there. Great way to get to know the leaders we work with on a day-to-day basis!
I appreciate how each episode is full of real, authentic stories and takeaway nuggets. You can tell the host really does the research and works with the guest.