Navigating Growth and Grit: A Conversation with Bart J. Patterson

April 8, 2024
Hosted by David Chavez

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In this captivating episode of the Strategy Sherpa Show, we delve into the remarkable journey of Bart J. Patterson, a visionary leader with over four decades of experience in education and nonprofit work, and the Principal of Summit Consulting. Bart recounts his tenure as the longest-serving president of Nevada State College during a period of explosive growth and shares his strategic insights from managing the college amidst the challenges of the pandemic. He reflects on a significant decision to construct two buildings through a self-financed project, revealing the lessons learned from overcoming obstacles and the importance of trusting one's instincts. Bart emphasizes the role of strategic silence and flexibility in decision-making, illustrating how to navigate complex situations with wisdom and resilience. Join us to explore Bart's profound impact on education and community development, and his unique approach to leadership and problem-solving.

The Strategy Sherpa Show

Mondays at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Welcome to The Strategy Sherpa Show, a series of organic discussions between host David Chavez and a variety of notable business leaders centered around their most significant failures, and how they handled those challenges, so listeners can learn from these teachable moments and apply the lessons to their organizations. The conversations focus on improving businesses by discussing strategy, execution discipline, improving cash flow in an organization, and getting employees in the right seats doing the right things.

David Chavez

Imagine this: a boy who was nearly arrested at 12 years old and was homeless at 15 years old was determined to create a different life for himself. He started his first business at 16 years old and enlisted in the U.S. Army at age 19. By age 35, he had started and scaled multiple businesses, owned one of the largest CPA firms in Las Vegas, and was selected as one of the most distinguished business leaders in Nevada. He has since worked with hundreds of other CEOs and companies to help them achieve the results they are looking for. This is the story of David Chavez, Founder and CEO of Assured Strategy, a business strategy coaching firm. David is passionate about helping other business leaders build and implement solutions that work. Through the failures and successes he’s experienced first-hand as an entrepreneur, David has developed systems and processes that achieve results. Since 2009, Assured Strategy has led over 250 companies to the summit to experience organizational success, alignment, and profitable growth.

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April 2024

  • 4/15/2024: Lessons In Resilience & Redemption with Karim Abouelnaga Coming Soon
  • 4/8/2024: Navigating Growth and Grit: A Conversation with Bart J. Patterson Listen Now
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