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Building a Mission-Based Company Culture with Mike Beckham of Simple Modern

Building a Mission-Based Company Culture with Mike Beckham of Simple Modern

Everybody knows that company culture is important, but that’s a lot different from actually building a culture that sticks, makes your business better, and gives your employees a sense of mission. How can you build a meaningful and deep-rooted company culture that will also make your business stronger and more successful? Mike Beckham, the co-founder, and CEO of Simple Modern has created one of the most successful drinkware companies on the planet while also fostering a mission-based culture. In this episode of Let’s Talk Business, Meny asks Mike about the secrets of his success, the ways we can all inculcate a positive and productive culture in our companies, what entrepreneurs need to look at when trying to start a company, and much more.

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Changing Your Perspective Changes Everything—with Charlie Harary

Often, we don’t realize that we are our greatest weapon for positive change and that changing our lives is all about perspective.

Charlie Harary is a business executive, author, and prolific speaker known internationally for his charismatic, passionate, and sophisticated lectures, seminars, and keynote addresses. In this fascinating interview, he speaks about the mental obstacles that hold us back from achieving the joy, fulfillment, and success that we all crave, and how by rewiring our minds, we’re able to see the path that will lead us to the life we truly desire. He offers practical ways that business leaders can reframe our perspectives to achieve success, how to avoid the dangers of measuring ourselves against others, and the key to developing a company that is not just a service or a product, but a people-first business. Please listen and enjoy!

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LTB 77 | Business Growth

The Key Factors to Managing Your Business Growth—with Shawn Johal

There is a danger in seeking growth for the sake of growth. Shawn Johal learned this critical entrepreneurship lesson the hard way as he found himself trying to work with a team that is close to running the business to the ground. In this conversation with Meny Hoffman, Shawn shares some of his hard-earned lessons from this experience, including the critical role of people in running a company, creating a hiring process that attracts great people and creates great company culture, and the importance of finding happiness in the present moment instead of focusing on some vague and distant goal. Pay close attention to the whole conversation as Shawn throws in a lot of golden nuggets of wisdom and practical tips.

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LTB 50 | Corporate Team Building

How to Build a More Connected Team—With Zev Freundlich

It takes great leadership to build great teams, and if you want to have a productive, collaborative workforce, then be sure to not miss my interview with Zev Freundlich, founder of TeamCorp. For over 20 years, Zev has facilitated team-building events, workshops, and seminars to help business owners foster camaraderie among their team members, improve their company’s culture, and create a more productive, positive work environment. At Ptex Group, we were fortunate to have him facilitate some events for our team members, and the outcome was phenomenal. I realized how important it is to bring Zev to the show so other leaders could learn more about how to help their teams thrive.

Without further ado, here is my interview with Zev.

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Becoming a Leader in the Family Business: A Personal Journey—with Chagit Leviev-Sofiev

Sometimes in the world of business, we’re thrown into the deep end and faced with two options: sink or swim. This week’s guest, Chagit Leviev-Sofiev, the CEO and President of Leviev Group USA joins us this week to tell us her fascinating story and the lessons she learned along her journey—which all started with moving from Israel to America to run the U.S. arm of a multi-billion dollar business founded by her father, renowned businessman and philanthropist Lev Leviev. Chagit discusses what happens when you’re thrust into a new situation as an outsider and forced to make difficult choices; how to hire the right people; the unique challenges facing women leaders and entrepreneurs; the importance of giving back to the community; and more. There are so many golden nuggets in this interview. I encourage you to listen and enjoy!

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How to Build a Culture that Helps You Scale– with Garry Ridge

Many entrepreneurs have trouble building a culture that enables them to build a scalable company.

In this episode, Garry Ridge, the CEO of WD-40 Company, joins me on the show. WD-40 is a product found in 8 out of 10 American households and sold in more than 176 countries around the world. In this interview, Garry and host Meny Hoffman discuss the approach WD-40 took throughout the years to turn one product into a billion-dollar company, the qualities that make a good leader, and how to build a culture that truly allows you to scale your company.

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How to Take Control of Your Business’s Financial Health—with Zacharia Waxler

I’m excited to introduce our guest this week, and my long-time friend, Zacharia Waxler. As Co-Managing Partner at Roth & Co, Zacharia understands that leading a business is just as much about financial health as it is about building a culture of excellence that cultivates growth and makes employees love coming to work.

In this episode, Zacharia drills down into no-nonsense business advice. Zacharia discusses the importance of knowing your data to the success of your business, demystifies the roles of accountant, bookkeeper, controller, and CFO, and shares the number one way to prevent cash flow issues. All in all, an ultra-practical, jam-packed interview!

Listen and enjoy.

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