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.
Following What Excites You
Stephanie Flencher, a Project Leader at American Fire Protection Group, shares her enthusiasm, her story of navigating her career pivots, and what she is learning about her new field. She walks us through her journey as a student and professional, emphasizing the importance of advocating for oneself and seeking new opportunities in all aspects of life.
Episode 46: Meet the Team!
For the final episode of 2021, the Building Great Leaders Podcast Team sits down and shares how they got to where they are now, their goals for 2022, and their favorite holiday traditions. We are so excited for you to meet the team!
Learning to Lead Through Change
Tim Daly, the Executive Vice President at Metropolitan Mechanical Contractors sits down with Laura to talk about his journey to APi group and the transition into the APi family. He shares insights on changing leadership at a company, the growth at MMC and introduces their new residential service offerings.
Have you ever wondered how businesses achieve operational excellence? Diana Eestermans, the Business Performance Manager at SK Fire, discusses her own journey to her role in helping businesses evolve. She shares insights into working as a team and highlights effective ways to help those around her. Plus, she talks about her company and gives listeners an understanding of SK Fire and what it will add to the APi family.
Self Knowledge Leads to Successful Acquisitions
API's Vice President of Acquisitions, Scott Hatfield, shares his insights on learning to know ones' company and using that knowledge of self to connect with others and successfully acquire new companies. Scott also walks us through his own personal journey with API Group, reflecting on his many critical years with the company.
A Dose of Wisdom
Going back over the two decades that she has worked at APi Group, Shannon Swanson, VP of Employee Services, shares insights she has learned along the way: from showing up consistently to actively listening so that employees can be their whole selves at work. She also reminisces about becoming the first female Vice President at APi Group headquarters and what that meant to both her and the organization.
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.
Well done to both Laura and Courtney, both great leaders and APi is fortunate to have you both on our team!!!