Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

May 1, 2014
Hosted by Chris Efessiou

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Will today’s students be able to step into leadership roles in business, government, communities and within their families? How can we prepare and foster the growth of these young leaders who will and can transform society? Preparing tomorrow’s leaders today means equipping young people to do things without help, which translates into well-balanced adults and successful professionals at work. My guest, Dr. Tim Elmore, will share his expertise on emerging generations. A few of the key points he will discuss include: developing critical thinking skills that produce better life choices, such as choosing healthy friends, improving study habits and setting meaningful goals; how to break out of the herd mentality to influence others in positive ways; and how to capitalize on personal strengths to be career-ready upon graduation. Please join us on Thursday, May 1st at 3 PM PT, 5 PM CT and 6 PM ET, to listen and ask Tim 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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