For 30 years, EO has been led by countless members who have volunteered their time to help strengthen the organization. Each year, thousands more do the same through the Path of Leadership (PoL) program, which equips members with the tools, knowledge and networks they need to grow as leaders. In this special interview, EO South Australia’s DAVID BARTHOLOMEUSZ, a longtime member leader and EO Accelerator trailblazer, opens up about his PoL journey, finding his purpose as a leader and giving back to get ahead.
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Susan Michel is the founder of Glen Eagle Advisors and has been a member of EO for eight years. Learn more about EO today!
Most people would define our business as Financial Services and more specifically a dual model Registered Investment Advisor and Broker Dealer. In reality, we are in the business of helping financially empowered clients, whether business owners, families or individual clients, to reach their hopes and goals.
How has EO helped you get through a specific business challenge?
When I started Glen Eagle Advisors, I wanted to build a company that was about values first. As a mother who raised four children while building my own book of business,
Kate Morgan is an EO Boston member and founder of Boston Human Capital Partners
“In my perspective, there is leadership and then there is entrepreneurship. Leadership illustrates the ability to see the goal and make it to the end. It utilizes heavy left-sided brain functioning to move from point A to B. Entrepreneurship represents fleshing out an idea, based on one part creativity, one part execution, and the remainder sheer guts. My mind leans right. That creative piece of the brain helped me envision a
When it comes to running a business, there is no go-to manual for greatness or a secret recipe for success. There are, however, key ingredients that can contribute to entrepreneurial excellence. As EO Montréal’s Moranne Elarar and Marina Byezhanova can attest, it all starts with hustle and heart. In this special interview, the co-founders of Pronexia—a new generation recruitment firm—open up about their bootstrapping days, their unique hiring methodology, and the role authenticity plays when building relationships and company culture.
EO interviewed EO New Delhi member, Jai Dhar Gupta, to learn how he’s using entrepreneurship to tackle air pollution.
How did you take advantage of a health scare and turn it into a successful business?
EO was the root cause of my awakening. I signed up for the half-marathon at the EO Global Leadership Conference in Athens, Greece, in 2014, and I started training on the streets of Delhi. One evening, I developed a wheeze. Things went downhill pretty quickly. My lung function dropped 45% within two weeks! I went from feeling like a young man to feeling terminal in a matter of weeks. Desperate for a solution, I began visiting pulmonary specialists, all of whom threw the kitchen sink at it: tests, steroids, nebulisers, antibiotics, antihistamines … you name it, I was doing it.