It's great if you can pick when you hand over the reins, but what if that time picks you?
“Does your company consistently meet or beat the targets you set?"
“Do you have the right team rowing in the right direction?"
“Is there something going on in your market or company that threatens your growth?
"Are you considering transitioning the leadership of the company?"
“Is there a clearly articulated long-term strategy?"
We specialize in guiding Family-owned businesses with 50-500 employees to become Succession ready.
Your Entrepreneurial Journey Doesn’t Get Easier, It Just Gets Different.
Mike Smerklo is an experienced entrepreneur, investor, and business leader driven by the desire to turn ideas into reality. Having bought and scaled a small business into a publicly-traded company worth nearly a billion dollars, he has a deep understanding of the hard work, dedication, and grit that truly powers successful entrepreneurship.
How to Survive a Business Divorce
Terry Moore has earned his reputation as a “bulldog lawyer” by being aggressive, tenacious, and practical. With over 30 years of experience representing businesses and individuals, Terry has become the business divorce lawyer of choice. His recent book, The Bulldog Guide to Business Divorce, dives into what you should be thinking through to protect yourself and your business!
How to Create a Talent Development Plan for Your Organization
Steve Van Remortel is the Founder and Chief Strategy and Talent Advisor for Stop The Vanilla, a company that develops leaders to achieve their business goals, and helps them find the right talent for their organization. In this episode, Steve shares his three-part framework to how you find exceptional talent that’s right for your organization.
Get Excited About Monday Mornings Again!
Eric Harkins is the President and Founder of GKG Search & Consulting, a Minneapolis-based consulting firm that helps organizations get talent, keep talent, and grow talent. He is the author of the new book, Great Leaders Make Sure Monday Morning Doesn’t Suck!
Effective Leadership Principles for Any Sized Business
Andy Wyatt is a Founder & Head Coach of Andrew Wyatt Leadership and he is out with a new book called Pro Leadership, which dives into how you can establish credibility, build a strong following, and lead with impact. In his book, he offers 24 leadership principles that he’s learned after being in business for more than 30 years. In this episode, Andy shares how business owners can pull their identity out of their business, drive effective culture, and so much more.
Empathy and Positivity are Overrated in Leadership. Do This Instead.
Dr. Terry Wu has a Ph.D. in neuroscience and started his online marketing firm in 2003. He also has a new book out entitled, Why the Brain Follows, which dives into the latest neuroscience research, how leaders can leverage our natural human behaviors, and the negative side of positive thinking. Dr. Terry shares some of his thoughts on leadership and why too many leaders leave it up to “chance” when it comes to getting the most out of their people.
Some great topics
I subscribe and listen to about 2/3 of the shows as the topics bounce around.