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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Johnny Sirpilla. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Johnny Sirpilla, often where they are interviewed.

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Johnny Sirpilla. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Johnny Sirpilla, often where they are interviewed.

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How to Run Your Business with a Family Mindset with Johnny Sirpilla

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In this episode of the Lippert Academy for Leadership Podcast, Amber speaks with Johnny Sirpilla, a legend in the RV industry. He grew up in the industry in his family’s business as a dealer and then as its leader. He shares why he sold his father’s company to Camping World and joined them for their team and family set up.

Listen in to learn why the RV business gives the perfect set up to fulfill families’ dreams and hopes. You will also learn the lessons of strength that Johnny and his wife learned after going through very dark family times.

“Our lives situations have to flow into a work setting that we can make a difference and be a bright light to others.” Johnny [26:59]

What You Will Learn:

  • [2:49] How to use business as an opportunity to be awesome in life. 
  • [6:20] Johnny shares his experiences running an RV company which was started by his father back in the 50s.
  • [8:30] Understanding your responsibility of fulfilling people’s dreams and hopes to drive winning in the RV business.
  • [10:01] How Camping World helped Johnny become part of a team and make an impact in the industry from a family perspective and a corporate America perspective.
  • [13:51] He shares the dark times he and his wife encountered in their journey to building a family and the lessons of strength and awareness they learned.
  • [18:52] Why sharing your vulnerabilities reflects your strengths as a leader. Understanding that things going wrong is not wrong.
  • [21:10] The importance of being open to reframing your thoughts for good and learning to create a peaceful place to grow.

Relevant Links:

Website: https://www.lci1.com/academy

Email: academy@lci1.com

Sep 03 2020 · 28mins
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Ep. Replay Johnny Sirpilla

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Johnny Sirpilla, founder of Encourage, LLC., is an entrepreneur, passionate leader, and a committed family man. He has endured personal tragedy which created the foundation and beliefs that led him to understand the leadership style he has been called to serve. Johnny is an active public speaker and promoter of reshaping thoughts through difficult times to accept, grow and eventually thrive. His company is a self-funded small private equity firm with four divisions; Encourage Healthy Living, Encourage Leadership, Encourage Investment and Encourage Adoption. A believer in seasons of life, Johnny has chosen to spend his 50’s focused on driving meaningful change in the workplace and at home through Encourage, LLC. He has worked in family business, small business and corporate America. He retired in 2017 as Chief Business Development Offer and past retail President from Camping World after a successful IPO.

Through his Health Living brand, he is involved in population health management programs, a cancer risk assessment company, senior living communities and the first medical trial in the world for concussion therapy. Encourage Leadership hosts his public speaking engagements, professional board work for LCI, a publicly traded company, board member at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Aultman Health Foundation, TecTraum, and he also serves as Chairman of the Board for Catholic Schools in Stark County, Ohio. Encourage Investment hosts positions in a family business, Laura of Pembroke, in the clothing, gift and interior design space, Dapper Classics, Patriot Software, the spirit industry for such brands as Angels Envy, Heaven’s Door and StolenX, event venue space in downtown Chicago, real estate, and various other companies. His passion, Encourage Adoption, promotes the necessity to change perception about adoption to an unplanned pregnancy and spreading the good word of the families who are blessed to be connected through adoption. John has been married to his college sweetheart, Susan for nearly 30 years and has three children, Beau, Bella and Stone … one of which is adopted but he can’t remember which one.

Feb 20 2020 · 33mins
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Ep. #474 Reshaping Thoughts Through Difficult Time with Johnny Sirpilla

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About Johnny

Johnny Sirpilla, founder of Encourage, LLC., is an entrepreneur, passionate leader, and a committed family man. He has endured personal tragedy which created the foundation and beliefs that led him to understand the leadership style he has been called to serve. Johnny is an active public speaker and promoter of reshaping thoughts through difficult times to accept, grow and eventually thrive. His company is a self-funded small private equity firm with four divisions; Encourage Healthy Living, Encourage Leadership, Encourage Investment and Encourage Adoption. A believer in seasons of life, Johnny has chosen to spend his 50’s focused on driving meaningful change in the workplace and at home through Encourage, LLC. He has worked in family business, small business and corporate America. He retired in 2017 as Chief Business Development Offer and past retail President from Camping World after a successful IPO.

Through his Health Living brand, he is involved in population health management programs, a cancer risk assessment company, senior living communities and the first medical trial in the world for concussion therapy. Encourage Leadership hosts his public speaking engagements, professional board work for LCI, a publicly traded company, board member at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Aultman Health Foundation, TecTraum, and he also serves as Chairman of the Board for Catholic Schools in Stark County, Ohio. Encourage Investment hosts positions in a family business, Laura of Pembroke, in the clothing, gift and interior design space, Dapper Classics, Patriot Software, the spirit industry for such brands as Angels Envy, Heaven’s Door and StolenX, event venue space in downtown Chicago, real estate, and various other companies. His passion, Encourage Adoption, promotes the necessity to change perception about adoption to an unplanned pregnancy and spreading the good word of the families who are blessed to be connected through adoption. John has been married to his college sweetheart, Susan for nearly 30 years and has three children, Beau, Bella and Stone … one of which is adopted but he can’t remember which one.

Learn More About Johnny

Visit: www.encourage33.com

Jan 28 2020 · 33mins
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Johnny Sirpilla: Founder, Encourage LLC

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Johnny Sirpilla is a fast, new friend. His story from the days in the accountancy program at Miami and becoming a Miami Merger, to working for, running and ultimately selling and IPO’ing a business are fascinating, touching and meaningful. As he says in the conversation, life will be hard but it will be OK is not only a lesson for students but for himself and everyone listening (including me!). He shares the challenges and tragedies in detail but also how to recover and keep a positive outlook on family, community, life. His current business endeavor Encourage is centered around making a difference in the areas of healthy living, leadership and adoption. Words cannot describe the depth of the chat, so simply press play.

Dec 04 2019 · 35mins
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Ep 21 Johnny Sirpilla (Pt 2) "Personal Brand"

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We jump back in on the podcast with John Sirpilla on episode 21. This episode we discuss personal brand, character, operating at a high level in the business world, and giving to life.

Bio: John Sirpilla is the founder of Encourage LLC, which is a private equity company with a diverse portfolio from health care to interior design to retail and event spaces to spirit brands and fashion wear. He is a member on numerous boards and a professional speaker to businesses, communities, and universities about managing thoughts, leading yourself to productive choices, and framing each challenge in your life as an opportunity for self-development and growth. Most importantly, John is a proud father and husband and grounded in his faith.
Dec 07 2018 · 54mins