Ken Stibler is the Master Chair and International Speaker at Vistage, the world’s top CEO organization with over 21,000 members across 25 countries. The goal of Vistage is to help leaders improve and maximize their leadership and decision-making. Ken has over 30 years of experience in business and consulting in the energy, athletics, automotive, insurance, and telecommunications fields. Before becoming Master Chair, Ken was a coach for the men’s basketball team at the College of Charleston.
In this episode, Ken discusses his career as a basketball coach and explains how business professionals compare with athletes. He dives into the tactical, practical detail of how some businesses performed at a high level in 2020, despite the tumultuous year. He describes why growing a company from the inside by nurturing your employees is the key to long-term success. Ken also defines “Repeatable Acts of Success.”
“You can use repeatable acts of success to buy and sell businesses, be successful, and catch that lightning a second time.” – Rob Schulz
This week on Priorities Lifestyle:
- Ken’s career as a basketball coach
- Comparing and contrasting coaching athletes and business professionals
- How some businesses performed well in 2020, despite COVID-19
- Growing your company by nurturing your employees
- What the term “CEO” really means in a growing company
- Stats about employees’ thoughts on their organizations and leaders
- Resources Ken recommends to business leaders to better understand their employees
- Defining Ken’s “Repeatable Acts of Success”
Our Favorite Quotes:
- “It’s so stressful not knowing what it is you’re supposed to be doing.” – Rob Schulz
- “Communication is the ability to distill the message down as a leader.” – Ken Stibler
- “The higher the engagement, the higher productivity, the higher the profitability.” – Ken Stibler
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