Welcome to Episode 183 of Building My Legacy.

In this podcast we talk with serial entrepreneur and author Jeremie Kubicek, the executive chairman of GiANT, a technology company focused on unlocking the potential of people, teams and organizations. Since catching what Jeremie calls “the bug of entrepreneurship,” he has started 28 companies. At GiANT Jeremie’s goal is to help people come alive — to take employees from being compliant to being engaged. He believes the job of a leader is to help people get to the next level. Jeremie also shares with us his thoughts on various transitions, including things to consider when you’re looking for a new job, managing or adjusting to changes in your workplace and even recruiting new team members.

So if you want to know:

  • How to treat employees as assets, not liabilities
  • About the “lighting a pilot light” approach to engaging employees
  • Why the best example of leadership is the Sherpa
  • The difference between being a good performer and being good at leading performers
  • The importance of looking for the best culture and leadership team to work with


About Jeremie Kubicek

Jeremie Kubicek is a powerful communicator, serial entrepreneur and corporate thought leader. He’s passionate about providing coaches and leaders with the tools and certifications they need to increase the performance of individuals and teams. Working in Russia in the 1990s, Jeremie saw firsthand what happens when people are compliant but not engaged. That experience taught him to look at business a bit differently, seeing it as a combination of strategy, the business model, funding, capital and people. He recently transitioned from CEO to executive chairman of GiANT, the technology company he founded 23 years ago. He is the author of the national bestseller, Making Your Leadership Come Alive as well as The 100X Leader and 5 Gears. 5 Voices, the book he co-wrote with international consultant and speaker Steve Cockram, presents a simple way to understand the personalities of your employees, your family and yourself. As a Building My Legacy listener, you can identify your own voice for free at giantcoach.com/mylegacy. Additional resources are available at www.giantworldwide.com/overview

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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Mike Saunders, MBA

Mike Saunders is theAuthority Positioning Coach at Marketing Huddle, the author of Amazon Bestselling book Authority Selling™, Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities, contributor to The Huffington Post, and member of the Forbes Coaches Council – an invitation-only community for the World’s Most Influential Business Coaches.

Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned the passion successful leaders have to leave a meaningful legacy. Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to help them build a meaningful legacy.