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The Importance of a Big WHY

This episode is sponsored by the CIO Scoreboard

Chuck Blakeman is a successful entrepreneur, best-selling business author and world-renowned business advisor who has built ten businesses in seven industries on four continents, and now uses his experience to advise others. His company, Crankset Group, provides outcome-based mentoring and peer advisory for business leaders worldwide.

He has written two best-selling books titled Making Money is Killing Your Business and  Why Employees are Always a Bad idea which have both been #1 and top ten rated business books.

Chuck writes thought provoking books and blog posts. His writing, ideas and philosophy rattle my brain in a good way. I have provided links below to his published work online with New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, Success Magazine and my favorites, which are his articles on Inc. Magazine.

If you are an Entrepreneur or a Senior Leader you will find Chuck’s message inspiriting and refreshing and relieving.

This is my second discussion with Chuck and I like him so much because he is a practitioner and not a theoretician. I think this is important for people owning, running and operating businesses.

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Why are Employees Always a Bad Idea? Stakeholders vs Employees|Podcast Ep #7

I love perspectives on business building that are the opposite of what most people have learned. In this episode Chuck Blakeman and I discuss his philosophy on how to build a Participation Age Company versus Industrial Age Company.  We discuss the disease of 9to5, why managers are a bad idea, separation of work and play, the problem of ‘big’, the bankrupt idea of retirement, and catching people doing things right, live ‘stretched out’.

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