16 episodes

Where we help you make business growth predictable, profitable, and enjoyable.

Thrive & Advance Shohreh R Aftahi, PhD

    • Business

Where we help you make business growth predictable, profitable, and enjoyable.

    Servant Leadership At Its Core!

    Servant Leadership At Its Core!

    Jonathan Keyser shares his journey transition from a ruthless, money-hungry broker to a selfless servant at the helm of a rapidly growing, industry-disrupting brokerage firm. From when Jonathan entered the cut-throat world of commercial real estate brokerage, and soon realized he had become the worst version of himself and didn’t like what he saw looking into the mirror.   
     
    Through profound self-discovery, Jonathan realized he was sacrificing his values in pursuit of success. He realized he needed to have his values be the guiding principle in that pursuit instead.  He abandoned his ruthless ways and reinvented himself as a servant leader, which skyrocketed his eight figures’ brokerage firm. 

    What you will learn:  
    How has your life prepared you to be the best version of yourself  How act of service can deliver astonishing results  Why you should not compromise your values Why Servant Leadership is the gateway to success Leading and empowering your team  

    • 50 min
    Masterful Communication

    Masterful Communication

    My guest Michael Gelb talks about the importance of communication and the significances of presentation skills in communication and offers great wisdom about leadership's role in awakening the conscience of business.  
     
    What you will learn: 
    The importance of clarifying vision & mission Alignment in values and strategy  What is fear and how to Transform fear Know what you want the audience to know, and make sure they do Healing our organizations & society  

    • 55 min
    The Aerodynamics of Great Leadership

    The Aerodynamics of Great Leadership

    Jacquelyn Freedman, the founder of Delta-V Strategies consulting firm, has had a fascination with outstanding leadership. In her journey as a leader, she saw firsthand how leadership’s attitudes affected people’s performance and corporate results. As an avid bird watcher, Jackie noticed the perfect formation in geese’s seasonal migration and wondered how the flock follows the lead goose in such perfection. She translates the similarities in her book Updraft eloquently. In this podcast episode, Jackie explains the core leadership purpose: to shape, challenge, and develop the individuals who seek to follow you. You don’t want to miss this episode! 
     What you will learn:  
    What is updraft, and how does it relate to leadership?  What makes you worthy of being followed? What is the job of leadership? Sustaining the wind beneath your wings 

    • 51 min
    A Heart-Centered Journey

    A Heart-Centered Journey

    Do you stop to ponder what life is teaching you? Do you stop to think, are you passionate about what you are doing? My guest, Ashoke Bose, shares the journey in life that has led him to successful ventures with IBM. Ashoke is a successful serial entrepreneur that left a highly successful role at IBM to follow his passion and lead a value-driven life. Meanwhile, he is contributing to others’ health. Ashoke has combined his technical knowledge, business experience, and passion to create a sustainable business model offering “micro-greenhouse as service” that any of us can have in our backyard and enjoy fresh, pesticide-free fruit and vegetables. An amazing journey you would not want to miss! 
    What you learn:  
    Finding your passion  Leadership is not just for the boardroom What is success Entrepreneurship Scaling the growth of your startup What is “greenhouse as a service model” The role of data in your business success 

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Leadership at Its Best

    Leadership at Its Best

    Greg Post is a Servant Leader who has inspired thousands of people to show up every day in the best version of themselves. Greg will share his insight on leadership responsibilities, habits, and rewards. Greg has moved on from Corporate America to an entrepreneur, and he will share the trial and triumphs of his transition. He will share the critical elements and traits in achieving success as an entrepreneur.  
     
    What you will learn:  
    Distraction can be costly. Why employee satisfaction matter? Why executive engagement with employee matters?   Servant Leadership is not a choice; it is a responsibility.  Developing & managing high-performing teams. What is a strategy that sticks?  The journey from a corporate mindset to an entrepreneur mindset. 

    • 48 min
    Create Wealth

    Create Wealth

    Nick Mariniello is a successful serial entrepreneur having started new ventures, grown the business, and sold the company, and moved on to the next adventure. In this episode, Nick shares what it takes to create wealth. He gives advice and tools on how you can generate wealth.  
    Leaping to do what you have passion for. What is the mindset of a successful entrepreneur? What role does strategy play in your success as an entrepreneur?What is the relationship between strategy and tactics?Lessons learned 

    • 41 min