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The Strategy Sherpa Show

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Welcome to The Strategy Sherpa Show, a series of organic discussions between host David Chavez and a variety of notable business leaders

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Welcome to The Strategy Sherpa Show, a series of organic discussions between host David Chavez and a variety of notable business leaders

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English


Episodes
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Encore The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Guest Debi Davis

5/27/2024
CEO and Chairman of Scott Manufacturing Solutions, Debi Davis, has managed to grow her company, founded in 1966, from $19.6 million in revenue last year to a projected $30 million for 2022—a leap from its historic growth of 3-5% a year. This achievement on its own is extraordinary, but Debi has accomplished this even in the midst of a cancer diagnosis, chemo, and surgery – and is now cancer free! You won’t want to miss this inspiring conversation between Debi and our host David Chavez on this week’s episode of The Strategy Sherpa ™ Show.

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Encore The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Guest Debi Davis

5/27/2024
CEO and Chairman of Scott Manufacturing Solutions, Debi Davis, has managed to grow her company, founded in 1966, from $19.6 million in revenue last year to a projected $30 million for 2022—a leap from its historic growth of 3-5% a year. This achievement on its own is extraordinary, but Debi has accomplished this even in the midst of a cancer diagnosis, chemo, and surgery – and is now cancer free! You won’t want to miss this inspiring conversation between Debi and our host David Chavez on this week’s episode of The Strategy Sherpa ™ Show.

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Navigating Change and Scaling Success

5/20/2024
Join us on our latest Strategy Sherpa Show™? as we dive deep into the complexities of organizational change and scaling with our distinguished guests, Varun and Preston. Varun shares his expertise on the importance of change management, the critical need for organizational strategy before investing in processes and systems, and the beauty of simplicity in technology solutions. Preston, a LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt, discusses why most change projects fail, the effectiveness of single-threaded versus multi-threaded approaches to change, and how to rapidly implement key performance measurements. Whether you're a leader looking to motivate your team or an organization aiming to scale up, this episode is packed with valuable insights to guide your journey!

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Leadership Insights Across Fields: The Strategy Sherpa Show

5/13/2024
On this episode of The Strategy Sherpa Show™?, we delve into the nuanced art of leadership with three powerhouse women. Isabela discusses how her athletic background shaped her leadership style, teaching her to identify and harness individual motivations to meet company goals. Trudie highlights the crucial role of respect and relationship-building in HR, emphasizing working alongside her team to tackle challenges. Brianne shares her profound lesson on the importance of recognizing and adapting to team members' diverse personalities for effective leadership. Join us in our discussion as these influential leaders reveal how understanding and flexibility have been pivotal in their leadership success!

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Beyond the Plate: Exploring Mindful Eating with Dr. Michelle May

5/6/2024
In this enlightening episode of the Strategy Sherpa Show™, Dr. Michelle May, a former family physician turned mindful eating advocate, delves into the principles and practices of mindful eating as outlined in her book series, Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat. Dr. May discusses the transformative Mindful Eating Cycle, offering insights into how it can combat emotional eating and disrupt yo-yo dieting patterns. Listeners will gain practical advice on starting their mindful eating journey and learn how these tactics can lead to a more vibrant, healthful life beyond restrictive dieting.

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Adam Beary on Resilience and Growth in Business and Community

4/29/2024
In this episode of our podcast, we sit down with Adam Beary, the trailblazing CEO of Bear Process Safety, a company that has significantly influenced the safety landscape of industries like chemical and renewable energy. Adam discusses the rocky beginnings of Bear Process Safety, starting from a six-month revenue drought to achieving a global stature, highlighting his critical decision-making during those challenging times. He shares a candid reflection on a costly misstep involving an investment in Lead Generation Software that failed to meet expectations, emphasizing the importance of building genuine client relationships over quick fixes. Throughout the interview, Adam also delves into his extensive community involvement, from his role with Kid's Orchestra to his initiatives in fostering economic prosperity in Baton Rouge. Listeners will gain insights into the resilience required to lead a company through exponential growth and the commitment needed to drive meaningful community change.

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Mastering Business Challenges with AS Coaches Keyne & Lisa

4/22/2024
In our next episode of the Strategy Sherpa Show, we delve into the multifaceted business challenges faced by two Assured Strategy coaches, Keyne Petkovic and Lisa Jane. Keyne, with a rich background in executive management and leadership training, shares insights from her experience managing multimillion-dollar budgets and spearheading business process improvements. Her approach integrates emotional intelligence with leadership skills, fostering a dynamic workplace culture. On the other hand, Lisa Jane discusses her journey as an entrepreneur and her role in transforming organizational dynamics across various sectors, including behavioral healthcare and fitness. Together, they explore the complexities of business strategy, team building, and personal growth, offering valuable lessons and tactics for overcoming obstacles in the corporate world.

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Lessons In Resilience & Redemption with Karim Abouelnaga

4/15/2024
In this episode of the Strategy Sherpa Show, we feature Karim Abouelnaga, the visionary behind PRACTICE Benefit Corp., who shares his journey from growing up in NYC's challenging public schools to becoming a celebrated education reformer. Karim discusses the pivotal moment when he chose not to rebuild PRACTICE's board—a decision that led to a near bankruptcy and a series of transformative challenges for the organization. He opens up about taking accountability, drastically restructuring the company, and the lessons learned from these experiences. Through his story, listeners will explore the intersection of social entrepreneurship, educational reform, and the resilience required to enact meaningful change. This episode offers a deep dive into overcoming adversity, the significance of strategic leadership, and the impact of second chances in the realm of urban education.

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Navigating Growth and Grit: A Conversation with Bart J. Patterson

4/8/2024
In this captivating episode of the Strategy Sherpa Show, we delve into the remarkable journey of Bart J. Patterson, a visionary leader with over four decades of experience in education and nonprofit work, and the Principal of Summit Consulting. Bart recounts his tenure as the longest-serving president of Nevada State College during a period of explosive growth and shares his strategic insights from managing the college amidst the challenges of the pandemic. He reflects on a significant decision to construct two buildings through a self-financed project, revealing the lessons learned from overcoming obstacles and the importance of trusting one's instincts. Bart emphasizes the role of strategic silence and flexibility in decision-making, illustrating how to navigate complex situations with wisdom and resilience. Join us to explore Bart's profound impact on education and community development, and his unique approach to leadership and problem-solving.

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Sports, Business & Leadership: Maximizing Potential with DJ Allen

4/1/2024
In this episode, we explore the journey of D.J. Allen, founder of Xs & Os of Success, who leverages the principles of sports to foster leadership and organizational development in business and life. As a seasoned performance coach and keynote speaker, Allen shares insights from his vast experience working with elite athletes, business leaders, and speaking at prestigious forums. He delves into the lessons learned from overcoming business mistakes, highlighting the importance of resilience and strategic improvement. Join us for a deep dive into Allen's unique approach to blending the worlds of sports and business, and how it can inspire personal and professional growth.

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The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Guest Noah Johnson

3/25/2024
Tune in to this week’s episode to meet our Guest Noah Johson. Corporate & Investment Banker, President of VLUGRD, a financial consultancy, and author of Meh, Good Enough: A Veteran’s Lessons from the Private Sector. Our host David Chavez, will discuss the failures and lessons Noah learned as he tried to make it on his own after leaving the U.S Air Force.

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The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Ted Sarvata and Warren Sager

3/18/2024
Join us this week and meet Ted Sarvata and Warren Sager, Assured Strategy Coaches, as they discussed the challenges some of their clients faced on their journey. You won't want to miss this episode of the Strategy Sherpa Show™!

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The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Guest Louis Rodriguez

3/11/2024
As the esteemed founder and CEO of Kovet Hospitality, Inc., Louis has pioneered a path of luxury and style, redefining the standards of hotel furnishings worldwide. Listen at this week’s episode as Host David Chavez and Guest Louis Rodriguez discuss what mistakes and lessons shaped Louis’ path to propel Kovet Hospitality to the forefront of the industry, serving esteemed clients such as Hilton, Marriott, and Hyatt.

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The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Guest Michelle May

3/4/2024
As a former family physician and recovered yo-yo dieter, Michelle May is the founder of Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training. Listen to this week’s episode as Host David Chavez and Guest Michelle dive deeper into the challenges she overcame that led her to be an award-winning author for the Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat book series.

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The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Michele Barry and Preston Law

2/26/2024
Join us this week and meet Michele Barry and Preston Law, Assured Strategy Coaches, as they discussed the challenges some of their clients faced on their journey. You won't want to miss this episode of the Strategy Sherpa Show™!

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The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Guest Frank Martin

2/19/2024
Frank Martin’s experience in the construction industry encompasses more than 40 years and numerous projects throughout the southwest. Tune in as Martin Harris’s CEO gets interviewed by Host David Chavez and shares the challenges and mistakes that helped shape his journey.

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Encore The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Guest Suzanne Lea

2/12/2024
Suzanne Lea is a licensed Commercial Real Estate Agent who holds a Master's in Spanish Culture and Language and is the founder of the nationally acclaimed non-profit organization, In12Days. Listen in as Host David Chavez and Guest Suzanne Lea dive deeper into the challenges she overcame that led her to earn numerous accolades and awards, including a nomination by the House of Representatives for the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Assured Strategy Coaches

2/5/2024
You won't want to miss this week's episode of the Strategy Sherpa Show™! Join us and meet some of Assured Strategy Coaches as they discussed challenges some of their client faced on their journey.

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The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Guest Ryan Schmitt

1/29/2024
As a proven Leader with over 32 years’ experience in the civil contracting industry with the last 27 in Senior Management and current 100% Owner, Founder and President of Petticoat-Schmitt Civil Contractors, Inc., this week’s guest Ryan Schmitt has a plethora of knowledge to share with our host David Chavez. Discover what mistakes and lessons shaped Ryan’s Journey.

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The Strategy Sherpa Show™ with Guest Charlie Davis

1/22/2024
As a successful entrepreneur and investor with 25 years of experience launching and scaling companies, Charlie Davis is today the CEO of Moxey. You won’t want to miss this inspiring conversation between Charlie and our host David Chavez on this week’s episode of The Strategy Sherpa ™ Show, as they go through some of the challenges Charlie faced on his journey.

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