#387 From UPS Driver to UPS President, Ron Wallace Shares His Leadership Lessons, Plus Live Your Startup Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job


On this episode of Business Insanity Talk Radio, we first talk to Ron Wallace, who worked his way up from being a UPS driver to becoming President of UPS International; he shares the leadership lessons he learned along the way. Then, as a prospective entrepreneur, when is the best time to leave the stability of your job and make the jump? We’ll show you why it might not be best to quit your day job just yet. Next, do you want to supercharge the growth of your business? We’ll talk about the one factor that determines if sales go sky-high or head to the basement. After that, Chelsea Krost is back to talk about what Millennials really want. Finally, we’ll show you how to get started in developing your company’s own publicity campaign.

Listen and enjoy:


Segment 1: Ron Wallace who is the former president of UPS International, where he was responsible for operations in more than 200 countries and territories. He is the author of Leadership Lessons from a UPS Driver.

1:55 – How did you go from UPS Driver to UPS President?

2:45 – UPS has a really unique “people culture.” What makes the company culture stand out?

5:15 – Why is it so important for management and leadership to have experience as a driver?

6:45 – Ron’s favorite UPS story that represents the UPS culture.

9:15 – Why are the UPS trucks brown?!

To learn more, visit http://leadershiplessonsbyronwallace.com/

Segment 2: Patrick J. McGinnis is a venture capitalist and private equity investor. He has built a diverse portfolio of investments including fast growing new ventures in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, including ipsy, the world’s largest online beauty community; Bluesmart, the inventor of the world’s first smart, connected carry-on suitcase; and Afiniti, a big data company that is reinventing the call center. He is the author of “The 10% Entrepreneur”, published by Penguin Portfolio Books. He also writes for Fortune, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Boston Magazine, and Forbes.

15:30 – When is the right time to quit your job and become a full-time entrepreneur?

17:15 – Why entrepreneurs are 50% more successful when they start out part-time.

19:15 – What are some indicators that entrepreneurship is for you or isn’t for you?

21:00 – The five types of 10% entrepreneurs: Angels, Advisors, Founders, Aficionados, 110% Entrepreneur

21:45 – When to transition a hobby to a business – the question to ask yourself.

To learn more, visit http://patrickmcginnis.com/

Segment 3: Kelly Roach is the host of the top rated Podcast Unstoppable Success Radio, an International bestselling Author and the CEO of Kelly Roach Coaching. She is a Former NFL Cheerleader and Fortune 500 Executive where she was promoted 7 times in 8 years.  Kelly’s new book, “UNSTOPPABLE: 9 Principles for Unlimited Success in Business and in Life” has reached international bestseller status in 11 countries and in 31 categories.

31:45 – How to accelerate growth in your small business.

32:45 – Charge what you are worth.

34:45 – How do you stop scrambling chasing prospects and start attracting premium clients and opportunities?

35:30 – Simple daily rituals to 10x productivity to work less and earn more.

To learn more, visit http://kellyroachcoaching.com/

Segment 4: Chelsea Krost created a Radio Talk show, Teen Talk Live, at age 16, which led the show into success then started producing and appearing in spots first on Local News and then onto National News outlets. At 25 years old, Chelsea is an accomplished speaker, published author, television and radio talk-show host, Executive Producer, certified health coach and entrepreneur. Chelsea’s most popular weekly event is her #Millennialtalk Twitter Chats every Tuesday at 8pm ET that generate up to 45 million impressions in one hour!

41:15 – Understanding the Millennial Mindset.

42:45 – What’s the best way to figure out what motivates Millennials?

43:45 – Why do Baby Boomers feel threatened by Millennials?

To learn more, visit http://www.chelseakrost.com/

Segment 5: Kristin Marquet who has a decade of public relations, branding, and integrated marketing experience in both the non-profit and for-print sectors. She now serves as the Creative Director of Creative Development Agency, a full-service lifestyle public relations in New York City. She is the author of the bestselling book “Squash Your Competition and Dominate Your Marketplace 55 Easy Tips to Generate Big Publicity for Your Startup or Small Business”.

49:45 – What’s the best way to connect with a media professional?

51:25 – What is the best way to connect with an editor?

51:55 – How often should you contact journalists about your story?

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