I remember this conversation clearly. When I was a kid my father pulled me aside and stated loud and clear...
"Son, you will spend two thirds of your waking life working. So you better figure out what you want to do...and it better be something you love doing."
I was 10 when he told me this wisdom. So I became an entrepreneur.
Fast forward 40+ years and I am astounded at the caliber of people I get to work with as a keynote speaker and business adviser. One such individual is Bruce Buffer, ring announcer for the UFC.
But how does an announcer create and build a $400 MILLION company? Listen in as Bruce shares with us his impassioned Journey to Success: Let's Get Ready To Rumble...
By the way: #Millennials, if you do not know who Steve McQueen was, here: Steve's Fan Site: http://stevemcqueen.com/
Hope you enjoyed this one...I did.
And as always, thanks for reading,
Bridging The Generational Divide: Multigenerational management expert, award-winning author, business consultant and keynote speaker
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But this is not based on management theory: With a 30 year career as an entrepreneur he knows firsthand what it’s like to grow a company from a simple idea in a coffee shop to an internationally recognized brand.
Brad is a former C-Level Internet Executive who went from entrepreneur to IPO in 3 yrs—co-founding K2 Design, the very first Dot Com Agency to go public on NASDAQ. His company experienced 425% hyper-growth for 5 straight years, expanded from 2 business partners to 4 with 60+ employees and offices worldwide. At its height, K2 was valuated at over $26 million. His results only management model (ROWE) was applied to the first wave of young Generation Y workers producing great results—winning K2 the Arthur Andersen NY Enterprise Award for Best Practices in Fostering Innovation.
Brad Szollose is also the *award-winning author of Liquid Leadership: From Woodstock to Wikipedia which explores the subject of new leadership styles – mainly how to get the tech-savvy Generation Y and analog driven Baby Boomers working together. ISBN-13: 978-1608320554
Known for his humorous and thought-provoking presentations, Szollose received the highest testimonial of his career from a C-Level audience member: "I just had my mind blown." Brad’s keynotes and workshops are highly interactive, heart-warming, humorous, and filled with high-content information that challenge assumptions and help leaders and managers create a better work environment for innovation to thrive.
Today, Brad helps businesses close the Digital Divide by understanding it as a Cultural Divide – created by the new tech-savvy worker...and customer.
* 2011 Axiom Business Book silver medal winner in the leadership
* #1 Amazon Best-Selling Author