A 10X Approach to Business and Parenting

September 26, 2013
Hosted by Chris Efessiou

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“Do as I say, not as I do” is a thing of the past. Whether at home or in business, we as parents or business manager must model the behavior we expect of our kids or employees. My guest Grant Cardone, is an internationally recognized sales expert, motivational speaker and New York Times Best-Selling author. He will share his lessons of exchange - you have to give to get- and will explain how this applies in life and in business. He will also discuss how to handle fears and how to use fear to empower kids, and will offer tips for parents to keep positive in difficult situations. Most importantly, Grant believes that to be good for kids you MUST be good for you, and good with your spouse to create a stable solid secure environment for the kids, and he will offer examples of how he strives to create an optimal environment for success. Join us on Thursday, September 26th, at 3 PM PT–6 PM ET, to listen to his advice and ask him your specific questions.

Straight-Up with Chris: Real Talk on Business and Parenthood

Straight-Up with Chris: Real Talk on Business and Parenthood

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Straight Up with Chris: Real Talk on Business and Parenthood will be a light-hearted show discussing serious issues aimed to encourage, inspire, teach and support parents in applying their business skills to the business of parenting and personal relationships. It will also discuss the use and usefulness of proper parenting skills as training to entering or re-entering the workforce. Chris along with his guests will share unique principles, how-to’s, ideas, methods, expertise, humor and personal experiences to best serve the needs of the listeners. You will have an opportunity to suggest topics that you want us to discuss and as a result our show will always be relevant to you.

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Chris Efessiou

Chris Efessiou

Chris Efessiou is an entrepreneur, business leader, international speaker, mentor, professor, father, and author of the highly acclaimed book “CDO: Chief Daddy Officer.”

In the past 20 years Chris Efessiou has founded, co-founded, developed, and managed multiple successful enterprises—all the while being a committed and present single parent.

Widely known for his business acumen, empowering management style, and out of the box thinking, Chris is committed to inspiring and guiding working parents to attain success at work and at home.

Through a variety of activities, including speaking, coaching, consulting and his book, he clearly defines the fundamentals of solid leadership critical in both arenas, and provides tools, tips and advice on how to transfer business skills to the business of parenthood and personal relationships.

A sought after mentor and teacher, Chris is a visiting professor and guest lecturer at numerous academic institutions, including George Mason University’s School of Management, and Northeastern University.

A business leader and advocate, Chris serves as member of the Management Committee of the Small Business Council of the United States Chamber of Commerce, is an advisor to corporate and academic boards, and a director on academic and charitable organization boards. He is a sought after keynote speaker on topics related to Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Using Business Skills for Personal Relationships.

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