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Family Legacy: How to Build a Family Company that Endures Five Generations and More

Most family companies don’t last beyond three generations, instead they sell out or die off. So when a family-owned company endures through the Great Depression, other recessessions, ups and downs, through more than five generations, it’s a rare and beautiful thing!  Guest Bob Verdin of The Verdin Company—an East Coast company that has been and repairing bells and tower clocks for a very long time—talks with Host John Phillips about his passion for the business after all these years, and for what his role is. Bob reveals some of the secret sauce that will likely keep this five-generation (going on six-generation) business alive and thriving. You’ll also learn about some of his most interesting projects, including restoring a bell originally cast by Paul Revere!  Find Show Notes here, including fascinating short videos. Listen to episode below or sign up for podcast on any media.


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Former turn-around Sprint CEO Dan Hesse reveals why companies that do good deeds experience higher profits

Former SPRINT CEO Dan Hesse discusses a new value-based metrics that will improve your career and life, with The Mentors Radio host Tom Loarie. This new way to value and rate companies aims to make work and life better for everyone—not just the educated, skilled and lucky, and not just the “C-suite.” This  new approach is already impacting companies, their customers, shareholders, employees and communities. Find Show Notes here.  Listen to the show podcast below. 


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Former CEO of Sprint Dan Hesse Shares Lessons Learned from Leading a Successful Turnaround

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Tom Loarie talks with Roger Crawford-the award-winning tennis champion born without hands-on how to achieve success

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Learn from the Century’s Most Influential PR Figure, Harold Burson, what’s changed over the years and how to effectively influence buyer decisions today


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Your Unique Difference: How to Know it, Tell it, and Benefit – Host John Phillips talks with Chris Smith

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Savvy Business Sense and Making a Difference are forefront as Host Ric Brutocao talks with CEO Film Producer Dick Lyles

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Host Tom Loarie talks with Loribeth Pierson on how LinkedIn can radically transform and grow your business

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How to Use LinkedIn to find a new job, advance or change your career

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Behind the Scenes: The “Business” of Show Business

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