Leadership lessons one CEO learned while on vacation –
Sometimes the best business lessons happen from experiences during vacation. Listen on-the-go to Episode 72, as we reprise our visit with Tim Hebert, CEO of award-winning Atrion. He shares lessons he learned about life and business from climbing – and reaching the summit – of Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) in the Fall of 2015.
Over the past 20 years, Tim has driven himself and Atrion to remain on the cutting edge of the IT services industry, and Atrion has earned numerous awards including Best Place to Work, Business Excellence Award Winner, and Inc. 5000 Company.
Tim is also a published thought leader who regularly blogs for IDG Enterprise, the leading enterprise technology media company composed of CIO, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World.
- What it takes to achieve a successful outcome once you decide to pursue your big dream
- The life and business leadership lessons Tim learned from encountering and overcoming challenges and difficulties along the way to the summit of Kilimanjaro
- Three immediately actionable ideas for bringing your own dreams to life
About Tim Hebert
Oscar “Tim” Hebert is CEO, President, Captain, and Superhero at Atrion, a “top 1% organization” with a proven track record for helping clients fuse IT with their businesses. Tim has driven himself and Atrion over the last twenty years to remain on the cutting edge of the IT services industry, and Atrion has earned numerous industry awards, including: Best Place to Work, Business Excellence Award Winner, and Inc. 5000 Company
Tim’s passion for people, leadership, and relationships extends beyond leading just Atrion’s family into success and growth. Tim is also is a visionary national speaker with a personal mission to light a fire in the hearts and minds of those around him. He believes that there is more to business than simply “turning a profit” and that every business should be driven by purpose and core values. Tim is also a published thought leader who regularly blogs for IDG Enterprise, the leading enterprise technology media company composed of CIO, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World. Read More about Tim Hebert
Resources for This Episode
- General information about Mount Kilimanjaro (Wikipedia)
- Mount Kilimanjaro Travel Guide
- Read Tim’s LinkedIn post, “Lessons Learned at the Summit of Kilimanjaro “
- Read Tim Hebert’s Blog
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