Sheldon Yellen has built himself a robust reputation for his unconventional management style. From his childhood hustling for a buck in the poorest neighborhoods of Detroit, he learned the critical value of relationships and trust. As CEO of BELFOR (parent company to BELFOR Restoration), he used these leadership values to grow a small construction company with a couple of million dollars in revenue into a $1.5 billion dollar industry pioneer. His story became one of the most popular episodes of Undercover Boss, earning an Emmy nomination.
5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became a CEO
Breaking Through Barriers
Restoring More Than Property
Restoring More Than Property: A BELFOR Story
A Leader’s Story: Overcoming Adversity & Creating a Culture of Success
In his nearly 30 years running BELFOR, Sheldon Yellen has seen disasters, crooked insurance companies and almost anything else that could be thrown at him, yet BELFOR still grew to become a global leader. Learn how Yellen surrounded himself with talented and committed people, and how they weathered leadership numerous crises and captured opportunities. This is the perfect presentation for people who want a different perspective on how to grow your business.
Breaking Through Barriers by Putting People First
So much has been focused on the science of management (bottom line, numbers oriented) that organizations have fostered a passionless and disillusioned feeling by many. We have lost touch with the human side of leadership, mastering the art of leadership that touches people’s hearts and breaks through barriers.
Sheldon Yellen discusses how he took a $5 million company to a $1.5 billion global leader by putting people first. Learn how his employees have built an incredible culture of loyalty and compassion, providing permission to perform selfless acts of heroism for their clients. Explore how taking the long view, by focusing on the welfare of the families of workers and of customers, can reap word-of-mouth business opportunities that no amount of marketing dollars can buy. Feel the difficulty of always taking the high road, and the huge rewards for sticking to your ethical convictions. Understand what it is like to develop an environment where your workers enjoy giving their all every single day, with joyous pride and professionalism that is infectious. With tons of immediate take-home value for you, we promise that this will be one of the most insightful and touching leadership speeches you will ever experience.
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