Bill Green is the author of “ALL IN: 101 Real Life Business Lessons for Emerging Entrepreneurs” (bgreenauthor.com). He is also the founder and CEO of The Crestar Group of Companies and LendingOne. LendingOne provides real estate bridge loans to non-owner occupied real estate investment properties. Prior to forming Crestar in 2003, Mr. Green was with Interline Brands since founding the company in 1977. For twenty-five years he led Interline as its CEO from a small retail outlet to one of the largest industrial distribution companies in the country. Today, Interline Brands is owned by The Home Depot.
“Some people are born leaders. Unfortunately, most of us aren’t. Leadership is a skill, just like any other. It takes practice in order to acquire, and patience in order to integrate. However, it’s also the skill that ends up separating aspiring entrepreneurs from the superstars–because building a successful company is all about leading a team of people to victory. If you don’t take the time to learn how to be a leader that inspires, you’ll struggle to attract the talent you want and need in order to bring your vision to life. No one is going to believe in your big idea, or more importantly believe in you, unless you believe it yourself.”
Amy is a unique mix of yin and yang. She’s a CPA and Yoga instructor/Studio owner, a Technology Business Executive, and Audience Choice Award Winner for her TEDx Talk “Disconnect to Connect,” One of the Most Powerful Women in the Accounting Profession (2018, 2017, 2016), Top 100 Most Influential People in the Accounting Profession (2017, 2016, 2015), and Author of Two Books: Business Balance & Bliss and Integrative Advisory Services.
Amy recently launched the B³ Method Institute, an educational organization focused on helping you achieve your desired potential in your career and personal life through the B³ Method (Business + Balance = Bliss). Friends and Family of Meditation 4 Leadership get a 10% discount on B³ Method Institute memberships. Click here for details and use code M4L at checkout.
Dave Kirkpatrick is co-founder and managing director of SJF Ventures, a positive impact growth equity fund with $260 million under management. The fund has invested in more than 65 companies in the clean energy, sustainable food, recycling and reuse, health and education sectors. Dave practices centering or contemplative prayer and takes annual retreats at Mepkin Abbey, a Trappist monastery. He has been inspired by writings such as the ‘Cloud of Unknowing’ and books by Thomas Merton, Thomas Keating, and Teresa of Avila.’
“My Christian meditation practice has provided the silence and inspiration I have needed for many life decisions, large and small. These have included trusting in our ability to both start SJF and to raise successive funds with a stewardship and sustainability mission.”
Rhonda Leone in the Founder and CEO of Yoga For Living Wellness Center in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
“Meditation can bring peace of mind and awaken the soul — to be in harmony with yourself, others and the World.”
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