Episode 141: Lead and Grow a Lifestyle Brand with President Ken Natori

Ken Natori is the President of The Natori Company, a designer fashion brand with collections ranging from ready-to-wear, lingerie, and sleepwear, to home textiles, fine jewelry, accessories, bath, and fine jewelry.  Patrick and Ken discuss career decisions, transitions, and working in a family business. Learn from Ken’s experience in launching The Natori Company’s e-commerce and…

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Worksheet: Scale, Systematize, and Sustain Success

You may not be running a restaurant or a fashion house, but your successes are also subject to the same challenge. If the results are a function of one player or leader, it will be nearly impossible to scale, systematize, and sustain success. This week’s tool presents one key question and shares six ingredients for…

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Episode 133: Find purpose and passion with author Alaina Love

In this episode, Alaina Love joins Patrick to talk about purpose, passion, and inclusion. Alaina is the CEO of Purpose Linked Consulting (PLC), and developer of PLC’s groundbreaking instrument: The Passion Profiler™. Prior to founding PLC, Alaina was Executive Director of Human Resources for Merck & Co, with responsibility for the HR services of over…

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Step Up & Disrupt

James Patterson walks to the beat of his own drum. He’s disruptive. He trusts his gut. He has found what he loves to do in life, and he chooses every day to do it. His message was simple. We should all do the same in our lives. It got me thinking about the opportunity for…

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Worksheet: Conduct a TIP Interview

Here’s your chance as a leader to consider how connected you are to those you lead. Ask yourself: – Do you know their stories? – Do you understand their passions? – How familiar are you with what interests them? – Can you explain what they want to do in their life? – What impact do…

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