Welcome to Episode 105 of Building My Legacy.
In this podcast we talk with Anthony Flynn who lives up to the name of his company, The Amazing CEO. Anthony is, in his words, “a first generation everything” — college graduate, entrepreneur, CEO. An advisor to CEOs, author and sought-after speaker, Anthony also holds a master’s degree in religion. He talks with us about how he has been able to bring together his business endeavors and his core values … or, as he explains, to “live more for purpose and let profit be a byproduct of purpose, not the other way around.”
With more people — especially millennials — hungry for something that combines these two worlds, Anthony’s approach of putting people at the center of his consulting work is something that we can all benefit from today. In his work with professional athletes, Anthony finds a parallel with business executives who, particularly at the end of their career, need to pivot to something entirely different. It’s a valuable discussion for anyone facing changes in their career or starting to build a legacy.
So if you want to know:
- How starting with the “people side” of your business can increase productivity and profitability
- The most significant challenge for high-powered “go-getters”
- Why you should consider diversifying your “productivity filters”
- How to train yourself to embrace change
- The difference between who you are and your capacity to become
About Anthony Flynn
Anthony Flynn overcame a challenging childhood — a background he has learned to embrace — to become a highly sought-after advisor to CEOs, key executives and their companies. He has also been a pioneering executive in several multi-million dollar non-profit ventures and has written two books, The Execution Pipeline: A Step-by-Step Guide to Moving Your Business Idea From Dream to Reality and The Happiness Map: Finding Fulfillment in Life and Work. He formerly served as CEO of The 100 Black Men of Atlanta and has been a featured speaker at Harvard University, Emory University, TEDx and on TV, radio and podcasts.
Anthony has a B.A. in Business Administration in Sales from The University of Memphis where he graduated as the Top Student in his major and an M.A. in Religion from Memphis Theological Seminary where he graduated with honors.
About Lois Sonstegard, PhD
Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned that successful leaders have a passion to leave a meaningful legacy. Leaders often ask: When does one begin to think about legacy? Is there a “best” approach? Is there a process or steps one should follow?
Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to helping them build a meaningful legacy. Learn more about how Lois can help your organization with Leadership Consulting and Executive Coaching:
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