Be resilient. As human beings, we can endure so much. Life is hard in all aspects but knowing you have a company to run and that your team relies on you means you need to be a strong and inspiring leader for them.

As part of our series about the “Five Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times”, we had the pleasure of interviewing Athena Oanessian.

Athena is a young, purpose-driven entrepreneur. After discovering her purpose last year, she started her motivational goal planner business. …


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Listen to your own instincts and check In with yourself often. The best decisions are made with a clear head and a deep breath. Allow for autonomy within your organization. If you can’t trust your people to do their job, then they shouldn’t be in their position. Resist the temptation to micromanage your team.

As a part of our interview series called “Women Of The C-Suite” , we had the pleasure of interviewing Lisa Wilson.

Lisa Wilson’s experience in business covers a full spectrum of fields and backgrounds. From starting a company at her dining room table, being the only…


Yes….love what you do. When you love what you do, it takes some of that stress away. If you are not happy, change it or change the way you look at it.

As part of our series about the “Five Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times”, we had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Brian Harris, also known as “The Virtual Dentist”, is recognized as one of the nation’s top cosmetic dentists, but if you were to ask him what he does for a living, he will tell you that he is a Confidence Builder…


A Message I hear from CEOs constantly: I wish I had not given so much of my company away so easily and stayed the course and persevered.

As part of our series about the “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became CEO”, we had the pleasure of interviewing Hany Fam, CEO and founder of Markaaz and a transformational leader with a track record of building global platforms and businesses. He is an official member of the Forbes Business Council and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Innovators. Fam is focused on creating positive and sustainable…


Tumultuous times require frequent changes in goals and objectives. Your team will need to trust you to follow your lead into uncharted territory. Building that trust will require listening with authenticity and transparency especially when there are setbacks and roadblocks, which are inevitable with change. And listen to the people in the back of the room who often remain silent. They may have more to say than you realize.

As part of our series about the “Five Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times”, we had the pleasure of interviewing Deborah Levine.

Deborah Levine is…


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…It’s really simple. Put the patients first. I have been very fortunate in my career to have been in clinical roles where I had the opportunity to take care of patients, to be in finance roles where I had to think about how we ensure that the resources are available to continue to deliver service, and operational roles, where we had to execute against service and care delivery. But fundamentally, I believe that if we are doing the right thing to take care of patients, everything else will take care of itself.

As part of my series about the “5…


Being calm isn’t just about putting your game face on. I’m talking about the deep, genuine, centered calm that comes when you have a certain grace under pressure. And your people can tell the difference.

As part of our series about the “Five Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times”, we had the pleasure of interviewing Martin G. Moore

From university drop out to CEO of a multi-billion dollar business, Martin G. Moore forged a successful 30+ year career working for a range of major businesses across multiple industries.

He is best known as the…


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Be truthful — A client had a contract that was very much in their favor. When it was time to renew the contract, it was discovered a member of the C-Team had secretly altered some pricing in our favor. By being upfront about it and owning the activity, the customer openly renewed their contract, with caution of course. They might have never found the alteration but I wasn’t willing to gain a reputation of being a liar or a cheat.

As part of my series about the “5 Things You Need To Know To Create a Successful Service Business”, I…


Be kind: it’s a simple one. No one wants to work for people they don’t like and don’t want to be around. In high pressure startup world it can be stressful, never let your stress compromise your ability to show kindness to your team, your customers, and your partners.

As part of our series about the “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became a CEO”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Simon Taylor, Founder and CEO at HYCU, Inc. HYCU is a Boston-based multi-cloud data protection SaaS company. As CEO, Simon creates and executes on the vision…


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…We also launched a new website and have an app on the way in the coming weeks. Quickly prototyping and continuing to develop innovative products, events and first and foremost a platform that our community really loves is how we are going to get through this next uncertain time.

As part of my series about the “How Business Leaders Plan to Rebuild in the Post COVID19 Economy”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dan Moss, Managing Director of Worldwide FM, an award winning music platform and radio station with a global audience. Worldwide FM represents music, culture and people from…

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