Today on the Growing with Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Matthew Rosenberg, CEO & Founder of M-Rad Design Studio. In just five years, Matthew has made impressive strides in implementing his vision of reconceptualizing the architecture industry. As he worked to build an innovative, people-focused company, he's taken big risks and learned valuable lessons along the way, from a team overhaul early in the business to learning which clients are — and are not — a good fit. Through it all, Matthew has prioritized investing in his team and positively contributing to the architectural industry.
This episode, Matthew engages in a transparent, authentic conversation about the evolution of his unique business. Tune into Matthew's story here.
[4:50] Working to Rebuild the Broken Architecture Industry
[11:45] Early Leadership: Organizing 'Pit Parties' in High School
[19:41] Lessons on Kindness and Hard Work from Supportive Parents
[22:20] Getting Rid of the Team and Starting Over
[26:18] Creating the Glue to Hold a New Team Together
[30:26] A Transparent Culture of Feedback
[32:35] The Most Important Characteristic of a Leader: Persistence
Selected Links from the Episode
Inspiring Leaders: Thomas Jefferson
Books that Influenced Matthew's Leadership Style: The Founder's Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup by Noah Wasserman