Welcome to Episode 217 of Building My Legacy.

 In this podcast we talk with Rom LaPointe, executive coach and founder and CEO of Capricorn Leadership. Having served as the CEO of ten privately held companies, Rom brings a unique perspective to the coaching he provides for business leaders and their teams. He shares with us what he learned from the six companies in which he had a positive exit and, even more important, from his three failures. His biggest learning: You can have a great idea, but you won’t succeed unless you assemble the right team to execute on that idea. He also talks about creating a legacy as an entrepreneur and the importance of influencing others in a positive way.


So if you want to know:

  • Why beginning entrepreneurs need to say “no” to some opportunities
  • The key traits of a healthy team
  • Why entrepreneurs should “build to sell”
  • How meeting quarterly with your team can “stop the hamster wheel”
  • Tips for choosing a business coach


About Rom LaPointe

Rom LaPointe is a business coach and advisor to CEOs, leadership teams and boards. Prior to founding his own coaching company, Capricorn Leadership, Rom served as CEO for nine privately held companies. Rom is a member of Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), a global network of 15,000 leading entrepreneurs focused on personal and business growth. He has served in many leadership roles in EO and is currently the Global Leadership Committee Chair. More information about Rom and his company is available at his website, CapricornLeadership.com


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.