25 Mar March 25, 2016 – Greatest Hits – Predictable Success Les McKeown & Barefoot Founder Bonnie Harvey
This is a Greatest Hits Show, hope you enjoy.
Les McKeown is the force behind Predictable Success® and is an international keynote speaker and bestselling author. Les has over 25 years of global business experience, including starting 42 companies in his own right! He was the founding partner of an incubation consulting company that launched hundreds of businesses with thousands of employees. A native of Ireland, Les was awarded the Samuel Smyth Memorial Prize as a Chartered Accountant (CPA) in the UK and was, at that time, the youngest qualified Chartered Accountant in the UK. After a brief period with Price Waterhouse (now PwC), Les became Ireland’s youngest ever accounting firm partner. After a long career in advising individuals and organizations on growth and development, Les started his own training and development business; when he sold his share in that practice to his business partner in 1998, it had grown to a 13-office, worldwide training and consulting business. Les’ clients include Harvard University, US Army, Pella, Chiron Corporation, Microsoft, United Technologies, Overture Services (a Yahoo! company), and many others. He is the author of national best-seller ‘Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track, and Keeping It There’, ‘The Synergist: Leading Your Team to Predictable Success’, and the recently released title ‘Do Lead: Share your vision. Inspire others. Work towards a common goal.’
Bonnie Harvey – Co-Founder of Barefoot Wines, Keynote Speaker and Co-Author of The Barefoot Spirit: How Hardship, Hustle, and Heart Built America’s #1 Wine Brand
Bonnie was the Co-Founder and Vice-President of Barefoot Cellars for twenty years and is the co-author of The New York Times Bestselling book, “The Barefoot Spirit; How Hardship, Hustle and Heart Built America’s #1 Wine Brand.” She is the winner of the Fast Track Growth Brand, Trend Setter, and Hot Brand, and did this all without the use of traditional paid advertising. She is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Award from the Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Bradley University, and was the keynote speaker at the World Conference on Entrepreneurship in Dublin. Bonnie enjoys being an inspirational speaker and business consultant for start-ups, corporations and organizations alike. She consults with entrepreneurs on business philosophy, the intricacies of building and growing a business, advertising and marketing, and building team spirit. She regularly appears on radio & television as an entrepreneurship thought leader. For the first time, along with co-founder Michael Houlihan, they share their secrets to success in an exclusive online series at BarefootSpiritGPS.com. The famous footprint on the label is Bonnie’s footprint.