Leaders Of Tomorrow Podcast
284 | Joe Sauret  | A Succesful Career That Started with Student Works

284 | Joe Sauret | A Succesful Career That Started with Student Works

June 21, 2022

In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris interviews Joe Sauret, one of our alumni, an MBA Graduate with 11+ years of progressive business development experience. 

 

Joe started a successful career after working with Student Works for four years. His background includes a mix of entrepreneurial and corporate activity with a track record of success in the area of enterprise sales, project management, account management, and advisory services. 

 

You will learn who Joe was before Student Works and what made him join the program, as well as what he is still using from his four years of experience in the program.

 

He will also talk about his experience as an Account Manager at DELL, what worked well and what challenges he had to face.

 

He will share the reasons he decided to do an MBA at the Smith School of Business at Queen's University.

 

He will also talk about his experience as a Business Development Manager at Vision Critical.

 

You will learn what BERA is and more details about Joe’s experience working with them.

 

Joe will also talk about the power of brands and how you measure brands, his biggest failures and mistakes and the lessons he took from them, the qualities a leader of tomorrow should have and much more.

 

Listen now and enjoy!

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • Joe’s experience as an Account Manager at DELL: what worked well and what challenges did he face?
  • Joe's motivation for doing an MBA at the Smith School of Business at Queen's University
  • Joe’s experience as a Business Development Manager at Vision Critical
  • What is BERA and Joe’s experience working with them?
  • The power of brands and how you measure brands.
  • And so much more...

 

Resources:

Student Works

Joe’s LinkedIn

Book: The Alchemist

283 | Luke Fenn and Devon Thomson | Inside Student Works Management Program PART 3

283 | Luke Fenn and Devon Thomson | Inside Student Works Management Program PART 3

June 14, 2022

In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris continues his conversation with Luke Fenn and Devon Thomson, Business Coaches at The Student Works.

 

This time they will go into detail about what happens in April and May at Student Works Management Program in order to give the young leaders a deep understanding of the whole process.

 

You will find out why we have our quarterly meetings and what is their structure, as well as 

how we train our coaches and our operators.

 

You will learn more details about our production prep meeting and how we prepare our interns to start their first job.

 

Luke and Devon will get into some details about our Google Drive System and how it makes our business more efficient.

 

They will talk about the rookie launches and how we get people up and running super fantastic businesses.

 

They will also share the way we hold our operators accountable, how to work under the philosophy of “Work hard, play hard, have fun!”, some details about the upcoming events of the summer and much more.

 

Join Chris and his guests as they take an in-depth look at the Student Works Management Program, the systems and the culture that makes our leaders so effective.

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • Why do we have our quarterly meetings and what is their structure?
  • How we train our coaches and our operators 
  • The production prep meeting: How we prepare our interns to start their first job
  • How our Google Drive System makes our business more efficient
  • Details about the upcoming events of the summer
  • And so much more...

 

Resources:

Student Works

282 | Greg Cumiskey | Persistence and Focus: The Keys to Becoming Successful

282 | Greg Cumiskey | Persistence and Focus: The Keys to Becoming Successful

June 7, 2022

In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris interviews Greg Cumiskey, one of our alumni who is today a highly successful and passionate entrepreneur with an extensive experience in buying and selling businesses, integrating acquisitions, executing successful roll-ups, and executive management of both private and publicly traded firms. 

 

You will find out who Greg Cumiskey was before he got involved in our program and what were the biggest lessons he took from his experience with Student Works.

 

He will share more details about his career path after he left our program.

 

He will talk about how he started Simmba Systems and what the company was doing as well as about his experience as an Executive Chairman at ExamWorks. He will also share more details about his involvement with Idealab. 

 

You will find out what is the difference between managing a small to medium-sized business and running a larger one.

 

You will learn about Greg’s biggest failures and mistakes and the lessons he learned from them, as well as what are some of the key habits a leader should have.

 

Join Chris and Greg for another fascinating discussion about some of the key secrets to a successful business career.

 

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • Who was Greg Cumiskey before he got involved in our program
  • Greg’s biggest lessons and takeaways from the program
  • Greg’s career path after he left Student Works
  • Managing a small to medium-sized business versus running a larger one
  • Failures and mistakes in Greg’s career and the lessons he took from them
  • Some key habits a leader should have
  • And so much more...

 

Resources:

Student Works

Greg’s Linkedin

STEVE JOBS: Stanford Speech

281 | Mitchell Lowry | Adding Real Value to the World

281 | Mitchell Lowry | Adding Real Value to the World

June 1, 2022

In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris interviews Mitchell Lowry, an amazing young leader who worked with Student Works back in 2014-2015. 

 

He graduated from McMaster University in 2018 and today he works as a Business Development Manager at RBC Global Asset Management.

 

You will find out a little bit about Mitchell's background before he joined the Student Works Management Program and then he will talk about his experience in the program and his biggest takeaways.

 

Mitchell will also share details about his career path after he left Student Works. 

 

So, you will find out about his experience as a Group Production Leader and as a Financial Analyst at General Motors, as well as about his experience as a Business Development Manager at RBC Global Asset Management.

 

He will also reveal his biggest mistakes and failures and the lessons he learned from them and will talk about the key secrets to a great career and a happy life.

 

You will find out the reasons why being too hard on yourself will not get you to success.

 

Mitchell will also talk about some essential habits that he learned to build at Student Works and much more.

 

Join Chris and Mitchell as they discuss the key secrets to achieving success and adding real value to the world.

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • Mitchell's background before he joined the Student Works Management Program
  • Mitchell's experience with Student Works and his biggest takeaways
  • Mitchell's experience as a Business Development Manager at RBC Global Asset Management
  • Mitchell's  biggest mistakes and failures and the lessons he learned from them
  • The reasons why being too hard on yourself will not get you to success
  • The key secrets to a great career and a happy life
  • Key habits that Mitchell learned to build at Student Works
  • And so much more...

 

Resources:

studentworks.com

Mitchell Lowry’s Linkedin

Book: Fierce Conversations

280 | Zachary Jennings | Managing Double Businesses

280 | Zachary Jennings | Managing Double Businesses

May 24, 2022

In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris interviews Zachary Jennings, an amazing young leader and one of our top operators who first joined Student Works as a key staff member on Mack Mercier’s team and then started his own successful house painting business inside the program. 

 

You will find out how Zach was before the program and what made him join Student Works.

 

Zach will share more details about his experience of working in Mack Mercier’s team and how they managed to double the business two years in a row.

 

He will reveal some effective methods he uses to train his staff members so that he can have an amazing team.

 

You will find out what made Zach want to start his own painting business at Student Works and what were some of the challenges he had to overcome in his first year.

 

Zach will also reveal his main goal for this year and how he plans to achieve it and much more. 

 

Join Chris and Zachary for another inspiring conversation with one of our top operators!

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • How did Zach and Mack double their business two years in a row?
  • How to train your staff members so that you can have an amazing team
  • About specialization and splitting responsibilities
  • The challenges Zach had to overcome with his own painting business
  • How does Zach plan to achieve his main goal this year?
  • And so much more...

 

Resources:

Student Works

279 | Patrick Yoo | How to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

279 | Patrick Yoo | How to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

May 17, 2022

In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris interviews Patrick Yoo, Owner and CEO at Young Brothers, a successful multigenerational business selling fresh, hand-selected fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat products, and a variety of other grocery products in Outremont, Montreal.

 

He worked with Student Works back in 2008-2009 and he had a number of sales experiences at some important companies before deciding to join the family business.

 

Patrick will talk about who he was before joining our program and the most important lessons he took from it.

 

You will find out what Patrick did after Student Works and some details about his experiences with companies like Xerox and AIESEC.

 

He will share what made him decide to finally join the family business and what he does at  Young Brothers.

 

Patrick will reveal his biggest failures and mistakes he did along the way and the lessons he took from them.

 

He will also talk about the difference between leadership and management, some key habits a leader should have, the most important thing that makes you capable of bringing value to others and much more.

 

Join Chris and Patrick for another inspiring conversation with one of our alumni! 

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • Patrick's background and the lessons he took away from the Student Works Management Program
  • Patrick’s experience as a Senior Account Manager at Xerox and as Chairman of the Board of Advisors at AIESEC dd
  • How Patrick decided to finally join the family business and what he does at Young Brothers ·
  • How to get comfortable being uncomfortable
  • The difference between consistency and routine
  • The most important thing that makes you capable of bringing value to others
  • And so much more...

 

Resources:

Student Works

278 | Parents Podcast | Robert Milling and Richard Carroll

278 | Parents Podcast | Robert Milling and Richard Carroll

May 10, 2022

In today's special episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris interviews two of our former operators' parents to give a glimpse inside The Student Works Management Program. 

 

The first guest is Bob Milling, Owner and Founder of Wakefield Mill Hôtel & Spa and the father of Gabriel and Luke, both of them past top-performing operators at Student Works.

 

Bob will talk about what Luke and Gabe Milling were doing the summer before they joined the program.

 

He will reveal what his thoughts were about Student Works when his sons started and the challenges they had to overcome during the program.

 

You will also find out what was different in Luke’s and Gabe's experiences with the program and more.

 

The second guest is Richard Carroll, an alumnus of the program himself, a successful entrepreneur, and also the father of Quinton Carroll who is now in his second year with Student Works.

 

Richard will talk about what Quinton was doing the summer before they joined the program and what made him join Student Works.

 

He will also share some insight about Quinton’s evolution inside the program and his biggest takeaways.

 

You will find out what were some of the challenges Richard saw his son overcoming during his first season.

 

Richard will also share the reasons why the Student Works systems were beneficial for Quinton and much more.

 

Join Chris and his guests to find out what is a parent's perspective of their children operating with the Student Works Management Program. 

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • What were Luke and Gabe Milling doing the summer before they joined the program?
  • What were Bob’s thoughts and concerns about the program when his sons started it?
  • The challenges Bob’s sons had to overcome during the program
  • What was different in Luke’s and Gabe's experiences with the program
  • What was Quinton doing the summer before they joined the program and what made him join Student Works?
  • Quinton’s evolution inside the program and his biggest takeaways
  • What kind of conversations did Richard have with his some, having done the program himself?
  • The challenges Richard saw his son overcoming during his first season
  • Why the Student Works systems were extremely beneficial for Quinton
  • And so much more...

 

Resources:

Student Works

 Warren Buffett's documentary

277 | Luke Fenn and Devon Thomson | Inside Student Works Management Program PART 2

277 | Luke Fenn and Devon Thomson | Inside Student Works Management Program PART 2

May 3, 2022

In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris continues his conversation with Luke Fenn and Devon Thomson, business coaches at the Student Works. They will continue to go into detail about the program in order to give the young leaders a deep understanding of it from the inside.

 

You will find out what is an estimate training and how it works.

 

You will discover why having bith cooperation and competitiveness in the Student Works team is essential for their success.

 

Look and Devon will share interesting details about the two the Student Works Zoom Trainnings: Advanced Sales and Recruiting Training.

 

They will reveal what is a “sales mindset” and why is it so important to have it in order to succeed in your business.

 

They will also talk about some effective ways Student Works uses Zoom and Team Calls and much more.

 

Join Chris and his guests as thet discuss the Student Works Management Program's most important processes and strategies. Enjoy!

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • What is an estimate training and how does it work?
  • Cooperation and competitiveness in the Student Works Team 
  • About the Student Works Zoom Trainings: Advanced Sales and Recruiting Training 
  • What is a “sales mindset” and why you need it?
  • Effective ways Student Works uses Zoom and Team Calls
  • And so much more...

 

Resources:

Student Works

276 | Saša Milosevic | Raising Your Performance Bar with Student Works

276 | Saša Milosevic | Raising Your Performance Bar with Student Works

April 26, 2022

In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris chats with Saša Milosevic, one of our veteran operators.

 

Saša first joined our program as a painter in his brother’s team when he was still in high school. He is currently is his third of year running his own painting franchise through the Student Works Management Program. 

 

In his opinion, this is a great experience because he has been able to work with a variety of clientele and handpick his own team of employees at an early age. To him, the most important thing has been to establish an exceptional work ethic while engaging others with courage and providing excellent client service from start to finish!

 

In this episode, you will find out more details about Saša’s background and how he decided to join Student Works as a painter.

 

Saša will share the lessons he got from his experience as a painter and then as a production manager at Student Works.

 

He will talk about the importance of challenging yourself and stepping outside of your comfort zone and what he does to take his business to another level.

 

You will also learn about Saša’s challenges during Covid time and how he overcame them.

 

He will also reveal his goals for the next season and much more.

 

Join Chris and Saša for another conversation about the Student Works Management program and the value that it is creating!

 

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • About Saša’s background and how he decided to join Student Works as a painter 
  • What are the things that  Saša is doing to take his business to another level?
  • Saša’s experience as a production manager and the lessons he took from it
  • Saša’s challenges during Covid time and how he overcame them
  • How Student Works can help you achieve your personal and professional goals
  • Saša’s experience as a mentor for other rookies
  • And so much more...

 

Resources:

Student Works

275 | Luke Fenn and Devon Thomson | Inside Student Works Management Program PART 1

275 | Luke Fenn and Devon Thomson | Inside Student Works Management Program PART 1

April 19, 2022

In today's episode of Leaders of Tomorrow, Chris chats with Luke Fenn and Devon Thomson, business coaches at the Student Works Management Program. They will go deep into the details of the program, so the young leaders can have a complete and detailed understanding.

 

You will find out what veteran launches are and what is the process around them, as well as more details about the rookie launches and what's different about getting rookies started in the program.

 

Luke and Devon will discuss the great power of habits and how to create good habits that lead to success.

 

They will also reveal the most important question all leaders should ask themselves in order to succeed.

 

You will learn why it is important to identify the values that are key for people who join the program and what is the role of the coach at the Student Works Management. 

 

You will discover what is a predictive index and how is this tool used inside the program, what is an elevator pitch and how it is used and much more

 

Join Chris and his guests as they dive into some of the most important processes and strategies of the Student Works Management Program. Enjoy!

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • What are veteran launches and what is the process around them?
  • More details about the rookie launches and what's different about getting rookies started in our program?
  • Why is it important to identify the values that are key for people who join the program?
  • What is a predictive index and how is this tool used inside the program?
  • What is an elevator pitch and how it is used?
  • And so much more...

 

Resources:

Student Works

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