Today on the Growing with Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Joe Cirulli, Owner and Founder of Gainesville Health & Fitness Center. For Joe, leadership comes down to finding what you're passionate about and giving it your all. Though his company is now a Forbes Small Giant, Joe's journey has included hardships and lessons learned, from early childhood lessons on the fragility of health to how he finally uncovered what was truly important to him — inspiring people to become their best. This episode, Joe engages in a genuine, authentic conversation about the time and effort he's invested in building a business that makes the world a better place. Tune into Joe's story here.
Today on the Growing With Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Kathy Steele, President & CEO of Red Caffeine. Looking back on her life, Kathy has earned her stripes as a purpose-driven leader and an entrepreneur. She first ventured into entrepreneurship as a single mother, when she decided to leave her full-time job despite having less than a month's rent in her bank account. Despite the obstacles, she was determined to build a great business and deliver on her vision. This episode, Kathy shares the invaluable lessons she learned from a business divorce, brushing off early failures, and leading by serving. Tune into Kathy's story here.
This article was originally published on Thrive Global in July 2017.
As I often say, being a leader is a gift. We have the unique opportunity to lead and make a difference in the lives of others. I take the responsibility that comes with this gift very seriously, as I’m sure you do, too. I try to make the most of this gift, constantly learning how to best utilize it and make a positive impact. But, life often gets in the way.