What does it take to grow a $600 start-up into a multi-billion-dollar household name? What influences a family to give away the company they painstakingly built? What sees you through the hardest tests in life to help you sleep better at night?
What are some of the most important guiding principles business leaders need to help their company not only survive a crisis like the current COVID-19 pandemic, but to thrive and build a better business than existed before? How can you and your team make up for social distancing with emotional closeness? What do good leaders do to maintain the clarity of mind necessary to make good decisions?
How do you go from driving fuel trucks to building a very successful convenience store chain and real estate development and management company, and how do you use your “dash” to succeed?
How do you achieve work-life balance when your work IS a family business? How do you thrive when working closely with relatives daily?
How do you not only maintain a business in the face of tragedy, but expand it while raising a family as a single mother?
How do you earn the respect of seasoned executives when stepping into a family-owned company? And how do you separate work and family when working side-by-side with siblings?
What does it take to grow a $5,000 investment into a multi-state company ranked as one of the best companies to work for on local, state, and national levels?
How do you build an organization with saleable value rather than starting a company that ends up being just another job you show up to?
When your spouse is your business partner, how do you balance work and marriage and be successful at both? How do you protect and care for your relationship apart from the business?
How do you go from a community activist to an industry powerhouse while raising a family AND lifting others into entrepreneurship?