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Are you an ambitious young entrepreneur? Do you consider yourself a role model and leader of tomorrow? If so, this is going to be the show for you. Leaders Of Tomorrow is a show dedicated young and ambitious entrepreneurs looking to forge their own path in this world. Each week, we will bring you an inspiring interview and share with you behind the scenes some of the values and beliefs of our 8-figure business; Student Works Management Program. From interviews with young millionaires and personal anecdotes from our head coach; Chris Thomson, this show will give you everything you need to know to become a Leader Of Tomorrow.

Are you an ambitious young entrepreneur? Do you consider yourself a role model and leader of tomorrow? If so, this is going to be the show for you. Leaders Of Tomorrow is a show dedicated young and ambitious entrepreneurs looking to forge their own path in this world. Each week, we will bring you an inspiring interview and share with you behind the scenes some of the values and beliefs of our 8-figure business; Student Works Management Program. From interviews with young millionaires and personal anecdotes from our head coach; Chris Thomson, this show will give you everything you need to know to become a Leader Of Tomorrow.

Location:

Canada

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Are you an ambitious young entrepreneur? Do you consider yourself a role model and leader of tomorrow? If so, this is going to be the show for you. Leaders Of Tomorrow is a show dedicated young and ambitious entrepreneurs looking to forge their own path in this world. Each week, we will bring you an inspiring interview and share with you behind the scenes some of the values and beliefs of our 8-figure business; Student Works Management Program. From interviews with young millionaires and personal anecdotes from our head coach; Chris Thomson, this show will give you everything you need to know to become a Leader Of Tomorrow.

Language:

English


Episodes

263 | Mackenzie Mercier | A Record-Breaking Operator

1/25/2022
In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris sits down for a chat with Mackenzie Mercier, one of the top alumni of the Student Works Management Program, who did $603,000 worth of business in his final year. You will find it interesting how the first year in the program changed Mack’s life and mindset and how his business started to double and grow each and every year. Mack will reveal a unique ability that you need to have in order to be successful in your business and some...

Duration:00:44:07

262 | Paul Baluch | From Student Works to Shack Shine: How To Scale Your Business Through People

1/18/2022
In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris chats with Paul Baluch, the Head of Franchise Operations at Shack Shine and O2E Brands, companies that transform ordinary home services into exceptional experiences. He spent eight years with Student Works West, as a franchisee operator, a hyper-successful top-performing Business Coach, District Manager and General Manager. You’ll learn who Paul Baluch was before his experience with Student Works and the great wisdom that Paul learned from...

Duration:00:55:54

261 | Jason Shuttleworth | Keys to Running A $100M Plastic Packaging Business

1/4/2022
In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris chats with Jason Shuttleworth, a former alumni and operator / business coach for the program, who now runs a $100 million plus plastic packaging business with products in every Walmart around the world. You'll learn a little of Jason's sports background as well as his time as an operator and a longtime business coach in the program. You'll discover how persistence, relationship building and commitment helped him build his...

Duration:00:59:43

260 | Chris Thomson | 2021 Podcast Year Wrap-Up

12/14/2021
In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris offers up some thoughts on the season just ending. It's been an exciting year, and 2022 looks as if it will continue to offer exciting opportunities for success. You'll learn about some of the growth the Leaders of Tomorrow podcast has seen in the last year. You'll discover some hints at the new guests that will be featured in the 2022 season. You'll also learn about the program's "big scary goal" for the future, and why it's...

Duration:00:16:05

259 | Derek Panzer | RBM ConMed and Startup Business Alumni

12/7/2021
In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris chats with Derek Panzer, Regional Business Manager for the Ontario and Manitoba regions for ConMed and alumni of the Student Works program. You'll learn about Derek's background, from his early days as a competitive hockey player who dreamed of an NHL career to an eventual shift to business in college and then the program as a painter. You'll discover his journey from sales at Xerox through the technology path and into medical sales with...

Duration:01:03:29

258 | Justin Georgopoulos | Top Painting Rookie

11/30/2021
On today’s show, we interview Justin Georgopoulos, who broke the all-time rookie record, with over $450,000. To put that in perspective, the previous record was $225,000. His initial exposure to the program wasn't a success, as he felt that painting was old school and he preferred to follow the online business route. However, his brother was a barber for several of the operators and he quickly came to understand how powerful the program really was. Justin attributes a good portion of...

Duration:00:49:47

257 | Matt Young | Patience and an Open Mind: Keys to Success

11/23/2021
In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris chats with Matt Young, a Queen's University graduate and rookie operator who sold over $350,000 in 2020 and who is returning this year again as an operator in the Muskoka area. You'll learn how. prior to joining the program, Matt was just a "lost university student" looking to do more with his time. You'll discover how to be a motivated, energetic leader, and the effect it can have on your business results. You'll also learn How you...

Duration:00:38:14

256 | Victoria Landreville | The Empowerment on the Other Side of Fear

11/16/2021
You never know who you'll meet at a wedding. A couple of weekends ago your host, Chris Thompson attended a wedding of two former Student Works business coaches, Andrew Solomon and Audrey Chainey While there, he had a fantastic conversation with an ambitious young leader - a conversation that has led to her being this week's guest! In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, (https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/leaders-of-tomorrow-podcast/id1448651718) Chris chats with Victoria...

Duration:00:50:06

255 | Michael Sutton | Opportunities Are Everywhere For Those Who Look

11/9/2021
It's well known that great businesses often grow out of underserved industries or sectors with little competition. The barbecue cleaning business was one such area, as today's guest discovered. In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris chats with Michael Sutton, a young entrepreneur that saw an opportunity when his parents had a poor (and expensive) experience having their barbecue cleaned. You'll discover how Michael's research revealed that there was little to no competition...

Duration:01:01:55

254 | StartUp - Wilfrid Laurier University Presentation

11/2/2021
Today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow is a very special one. We're featuring a talk Chris did at Wilfrid Laurier University for the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. His fascinating and wide-ranging talk covers important topics such as: There's even a Q&A session at the end that provides answers to many of the participant's burning questions! This is a special episode you want to miss! Enjoy! What You’ll Learn in this Show: Resources: Student Works Chris Thomson LinkedIn

Duration:01:03:53

253 | John Warrillow | Entrepreneurship Wisdom and Learning From Past Mistakes

10/26/2021
On today’s show, we interview John Warrillow, Founderof The Value Builder System™ who shares with us some entrepreneurial wisdom so that you can learn from the mistakes of your peers and make strategic moves that truly take you forward. John always had the entrepreneurial streak within him, and so he left Queens University early so that he could pursue his dreams. And he soon realized that he had to start off at the bottom of the ladder. And so, John started working for a radio station in...

Duration:01:07:55

252 | Louis Sabourin | Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

10/19/2021
On today’s show, we interview Louis Sabourin who shares with us his distilled wisdom on commitment, empathy, and building a dream team. Growing up, Louis was extremely shy. But at the same time, he was eager to evolve and work on his personality. So, when he came across Student Works, he was quick to realize that this was the solution that he was looking for. Student Works proved to be everything that Louis had hoped for and more. You will learn how he went on to be one of the top...

Duration:00:29:22

251 | Michael Morse | How I Built My $500 Million Wealth Management Practice from Scratch

10/12/2021
On today’s show, we interview Michael Morse who shares with us his thoughts on perseverance, financial freedom, and cultivating lifelong professional relationships. Growing up, Michael was always keen to do things on his own. So, naturally, he was excited when the Student Works opportunity came along. In this segment of the show, Michael shares how he made the same mistake that many people make. Many students discard the Student Works model as being too “simplistic” and “unprofessional”....

Duration:00:57:38

250 | The Power of Questions

10/5/2021
Today’s short but inspirational show is about the power of asking the right questions. Student Works Painting is all set to recruit 300 operators in the coming season. And so, with the team massively growing in size, leadership and management have become more important than ever. On today’s show, Chris shares the seven questions that we, at Student Works Painting, ask every operator during our weekly coaching conversation. These seven questions are guaranteed to ignite a process of...

Duration:00:18:16

249 | Broder Currie | How I Plan On Running A Half-Million Dollar Business This Year

9/28/2021
On today’s show we interview our incredible intern Broder Currie who has set the goal of running a half-a-million-year dollar business in his second year. Growing up, Broder was passionate and always interested in learning new things. So, when the Student Works opportunity came along, he was quick to sign up. However, admittedly, he did find the whole idea of running a business daunting initially. You will learn how a supportive peer group helped him build a strong mindset in this trying...

Duration:00:47:54

248 | Eric Janssen | How to Be Great at Selling

9/21/2021
On today’s show, we interview Eric Janssen, faculty, Ivey Business School at Western University who shares with us his distilled wisdom on the art of selling, the power of story-telling, and tips for achieving a good work-life balance. After graduating from the Ivey School of Business, Eric continued as a lecturer with the same school for three years. But in 2008, Eric decided to venture into the corporate world. As the Director of Strategy and Business Development at Mobiroo, Eric helped...

Duration:01:01:13

247 | Angela Lister | Shedding Your Ego, Working Strategically, and Gaining Maximum Momentum

9/14/2021
Is your ego preventing you from working to your full potential? On today’s show, we talk with Angela Lister who shares with us her thoughts on shedding your ego, continuous learning, and the importance of surrounding yourself with great mentors. In her first year as a student painter, admittedly, Angela was working with a chip on her shoulder. While she undoubtedly worked really hard, she channelled her energies incorrectly and refused to take the help of her mentors and accountability...

Duration:00:35:51

246 | Ed Buset | The Biggest Things that Helped Me Build a $40 Million Contracting Business

9/7/2021
On today’s show, we interview Ed Buset of New City Contracting who shares with us how he transitioned from being a student painter to running a $40 million construction business. Born to first-generation immigrants, Ed shares that he was born in a typical, hard-working Italian family. So, he grew up working odd jobs and quickly understanding the value of money. Getting the Student Works internship helped him learn important foundational lessons in communication and cooperation – which...

Duration:00:57:15

245 | How to Think About Your Career?

8/31/2021
On today’s show, Chris shares how you can make smart career decisions that truly catapult you ahead. You will learn the importance of making smart and insightful decisions as you step into professional life. If you are not thinking about your choices, you will end up working in the wrong field – which will eventually lead to frustration and poor or at the best, average results. And so much more… What You Will Learn In This Show Resources Kolbe Student Works Chris Thomson...

Duration:00:17:10

244 | Matthew Eidinger | How to Successfully Venture Outside Your Comfort Zone

8/24/2021
What are some key attributes that will catapult you ahead of the competition? On today’s show, we interview Matthew Eidinger who shares with us his thoughts on time management, goal-setting, and venturing outside your comfort zone. Matthew was initially attracted to the Student Works internship because he saw it as an opportunity to develop several transferable and foundational skill-sets – namely, marketing, sales, and production management. And, as an introvert, Matthew was keen on...

Duration:01:02:08