Grounded Toward Growth

Welcome to my Leadership Podcast, Grounded Toward Growth. I work with amazing leaders in the Baltimore, MD area, and I firmly believe that growth, both personally and professionally, begins with grounded, foundational balance.

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Episodes

Tuesday May 07, 2024

Current member Bradley Marks serves as Chief Client Officer at Vheda Health, bringing nearly 20 years of health care experience. In this role, Bradley holds the responsibility for ensuring targeted growth for market dynamics, client needs and preferences while ultimately delivering on member satisfaction.Join us to discuss his work and what led him to join Vistage Worldwide, Inc.

Monday Apr 08, 2024

Join me and founding Key Group member, Michael Costa. Mike is the Director of Operations with HBS. HBS is a Technical Service Company focused on providing facility engineering solutions to government and commercial facilities. The HBS Solutions team is comprised of skilled professional engineers, project managers, consultants and technicians who are widely sought for their specialized experience and accomplishments. The mission of HBS Solutions Inc. is to serve as a leading provider of energy-related engineering and building commissioning services to government and commercial facilities. Their approach is to achieve the highest level of building system performance and energy efficiency through innovation, education and exceptional customer service.

Who is Your "Radar O'Reilly?"

Wednesday Mar 27, 2024

Wednesday Mar 27, 2024

Who is your "Radar O'Reilly"? All great leaders need the support of an excellent executive team. 
In fact, servant leadership is a leadership style that prioritizes the growth, well-being, and empowerment of employees. It aims to foster an inclusive environment that enables everyone in the organization to thrive as their authentic self.
Check out this conversation with my colleague, Grayce Carson, for more.

Kristen Coveleski on Vistage

Friday Mar 15, 2024

Friday Mar 15, 2024

Join me and current member, Kristen Coveleski, to learn why she drives two hours each way every month to be at our meetings. Kristen is Regional Director with Inter-Fluve, and a senior water resources engineer with experience in all phases of river and estuary restoration including business development, project management, proposal writing, surveying, hydrology, hydraulic modeling, sediment transport, designs, permitting, specification preparation and construction oversight.

What is A Key Executive Group?

Thursday Feb 22, 2024

Thursday Feb 22, 2024

Last month, I introduced a new Vistage group called the Key Executive Program. This exclusive group is designed to cultivate and empower C-level executives who play a crucial role in driving your business strategy and taking it to new heights. Whether you are succession planning, or looking to optimize your business strategy, my CEO members are excited to bring their C-suite execs into the Vistage fold.
Grayce Carson and I discuss what a typical Key Executive Group meeting looks like, who the group benefits most, and answer your burning questions.

Trusted Advisor: Gary Stockman

Thursday Jan 25, 2024

Thursday Jan 25, 2024

Join this discussion with Gary Stockman, a current member of my Trusted Advisor group. Stockman is a chief marketing officer and partner at Chief Outsiders, a strategic management consulting firm that provides mid-sized companies, large enterprises and private equity firms with top-tier, proven marketing executives as fractional CMOs. He helps companies across industry verticals improve their revenue and profitability, enter new markets, execute successful turnarounds, optimize marketing resources, and build their brands. Throughout his career, he has consistently sought new innovations and diverse talent to help organizations answer the needs of their key stakeholders and gain competitive advantage. His expertise includes brand and product marketing, corporate reputation, crisis and issues management and digital marketing

Monday Jan 08, 2024

Join me with Chris Hood, the CEO of ARCA International Expat Relocation Services.Chris is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in the transportation/trucking/railroad industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Import, Operations Management, Freight, and International Moves.We'll talk about what drew him to Vistage, and the culture of our group. 

Have You Heard of S-Curves?

Monday Dec 11, 2023

Monday Dec 11, 2023

This theory proposes that once you get past the initial upswing, the life cycle of a successful company takes on the form of a sigmoid, or S curve. The S shape represents growth over time—starting out slowly, picking up speed during rapid growth, then tapering off as growth slows. So how do you keep your business growing?
 
For video with visual aides, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sVN2rdzgbE&t=3s

What is Executive Coaching?

Tuesday Dec 05, 2023

Tuesday Dec 05, 2023

What is Executive Coaching? Here, my colleague Grayce Carson and I break it down. Looking for an executive coach? Message me today about joining Vistage.
rick.vanasse@vistagechair.com

Friday Nov 03, 2023

Join me and author, developer, and instructor, Darrell Mullis to discuss managing your business capital.Darrell delivers programs that help companies who experience that the traditional command and control model is outdated and want to shift their culture and relationships to accommodate increased speed of change, a need for broad based innovation and improved peer-to-peer decision making at every level.He is the co-author of The Accounting Game and provide programs in business and financial acumen to improve strategic decision making. These programs give participants gaming activities, in which, for example, they create financial statements similar to their own company's and 'experience' the financial principles that have often been confusing and obscure to them.Darrell's specialties are:1. Financial literacy programs for managers, sales professionals, individual contributors2. Communication and culture programs for leadership and operating teams3. Train-the-Trainer programs in communication or finance4. Web-based financial training

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Grounded Toward Growth

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Hello, I'm Rick Vanasse. Welcome to my leadership podcast.

I work with incredible leaders and thinkers in the Baltimore, MD area, and I am passionate about encouraging growth, both personally and professionally.

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