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Feb 16, 2023

Mike Baer, President of Trench-Ade, joins host Tim Leman to discuss the importance of relationships - with customers, employees, mentors, and personally. He talks about building an organization that has a strong sense of integrity. Mike also shares about his own leadership journey and his vision for the future, both personally and professionally.


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Key Takeaways:
  • Building businesses on customer service (1:50)
  • Harboring the right type of culture and leadership development (2:30)
  • Building & measuring customer relationships (4:00)
  • Being a sales organization (7:00)
  • Servant leadership (8:20)
  • Mike's leadership journey (9:20)
  • Amazing mentors to pave the path (11:35)
  • Importance of relationships & tips for being a good mentee (12:50)
  • Mentorship experiences influencing shifts in thinking (17:00)
  • Looking ahead and making goals (22:00)
  • A business as a bus (24:00)
  • Family goals - focus on growing great human beings (25:10)
  • What drives Mike's charitable involvement (26:00)
  • Painting the vision of business partners (33:25)
  • Mike's secret sauce (36:20)