Business Video Roundup: Finding a Good Team, Creating Action Plans & Leading Strategically

Posted on 13.April.2018 by Mike Winters | @amcomcap

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“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity,” says former CIA director and current KKR Global Institute chairman David Petraeus. That being the case, we hope this week’s roundup of videos can help you become more prepared for any opportunities that come your way. We’ve got Petraeus discussing strong strategic leadership, Evan Carmichael describing how to find a good team, and LISA CEO Rob Richmond talking about finding opportunities even in the most crowded markets. Last but not least, Brian Tracy describes how to create and implement an effective action plan to meet your goals and the CEO of the Slice pizza app discusses how he aims to help mom-and-pop pizzerias without hurting their bottom lines.

Evan Carmichael AMA: Finding a Good Team, Toughest Habits to Implement & More

In this hour-long YouTube AMA session, Evan Carmichael answers a wide range of business and motivational questions from viewers, including how to find a high-quality, reliable team.

General David Petraeus, Former Director of the CIA and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute

In his View from the Top discussion at Stanford Graduate School of Business, former CIA director and current KKR chairman talks about how to be a strong strategic leader, how to handle personal and professional setbacks, and effectively adapting to change. One tidbit: “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. You may never expect to achieve a certain position of responsibility, but you always want to be prepared for when it happens.”

How CEO Rob Richmond Built His Company by Finding Cracks in a $75 Billion Industry

In this four-minute video, the CEO of the LISA app discusses how he found business opportunities in the overcrowded beauty industry and tapped into those opportunities to build an innovative and successful company.

Brian Tracy: How to Create an Effective Action Plan

“Your problem is to bridge the gap between where you are now and the goals you intend to reach,” Brian Tracy says. In this eight-minute video, he describes how to create an action plan that can help you achieve your goals, business or personal.

Slice: The Pizza App That Gives Back to Mom-and-Pop Pizzerias

Staten Island-based Ilir Sela started the pizza-ordering app Slice to help independent pizzerias compete with the big chains without hurting their bottom lines. In this short video, he discusses how they they’re able to do that in a fiercely competitive market.

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