"Focus On Who You Work With Rather Than Money Or The Company" CEO of Bowflex #1 Provider of Home Fitness Equipment | Jim Barr
Most people take a job for the wrong reason. They work for a company because of the pay or the cache of the brand. That might sound good in the short-term but it's not a good strategy for leadership!
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Ever wondered what separates good leaders from great ones?
Discover the profound impact of prioritizing mentors and collaborators over chasing prestigious company names or lucrative paychecks.
In today’s discussion, I sit down with Jim Barr, CEO of Bowflex Inc., a global leader in smart and connected home fitness. We explore his philosophy, "focus on who you're going to be working with instead of the company and the money," which is not just advice but a testament to his own success.
You Will Learn:
The role of mentorship in acquiring career expertise and leadership skills
The importance of working for a good leader as opposed to working for a company that pays you more
The importance of collecting various experience to be a successful leader
How to spot trends and implement responsive actions
The value of a compelling vision, impactful strategy, and strong team dynamics in leadership
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