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I love leadership, laughs (and yes) libations.  I also love learning.  Although I've been in leadership roles for over 30 years, I love talking to leaders that are in the trenches and learning what works, what doesn't and what I can do differently.

This podcast is for everyone out there that is working to lead better, get more done and leave a legacy.  Leading others is a deliberative act and we can always get better.

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Dec 19, 2017

We tend to glamorize the role of leader and it is rewarding...however, it's not all cotton candy and lollipops.  It can be even more important to hone your leadership skills when it's personal and, quite frankly, nothing is more personal than leading your own company.  This week's guest, Pete Reitano, is uniquely qualified to share some strategies with us on the tribulations and triumphs of leading your team when it is  your own business (and he's done it more than once).  He shares, quite honestly, some of the lessons he's had to learn and how he used that learning to catapult his team to the next level when the opportunity came again.  Turn the volume up and get ready to get WOWED by this incredibly smart leader!

More on Pete...

Peter Reitano is a marketer, entrepreneur, and investor.

He's passionate about helping companies accelerate growth. Over the last decade he's worked directly with some of the world's largest blue-chip / Fortune 500 brands and award winning agencies in Europe, Australia, Canada and the US.

An active participant and early adopter in the digital space, he has strong insight into online behavior / tech trends, and is a regular speaker at conferences and industry panels around the world.

His previous agency, Spark, was recently acquired, and he's now Co-Founder and CEO at Abacus; a VC-backed specialized Facebook advertising agency. Abacus helps brands grow and acquire customers with advanced data-driven performance marketing.

Peter is also an instructor at Bitmaker, where he teaches digital marketing, and co-founder of Bellwether, a not-for-profit which brings together entrepreneurs and leaders in Toronto's startup, tech, media, and advertising space for collaboration and innovation.

Check out Pete at Abacus here: