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Phil Sponsler

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Phil Sponsler -- Building secure teams as a servant leader

The Clarity Advisors Show

Building and growing a secure team plays a vital role in fostering a result-driven culture in an organization. With large teams, being in-tune with the organization’s purpose and values, and striving for continuous improvement, can result in exponential growth and results. Today’s guest, Phil Sponsler, has spent the past 22 years at Orbitform building teams as the driving force for continuous improvement. On this episode of The Clarity Advisors Show, Ken and Phil talk about effective team building and cultivating leadership.Rather than approaching team building from a top-down perspective, Phil advocates for servant leadership, encouraging leadership on all levels within the organization. To that end, Phil discusses how he affected change within Orbitform, the importance of alignment and engagement across the team, and he gives his advice to younger leaders who are looking to grow their own teams.Episode Highlights: Servant leadership is the greatest form of leadership.One of the biggest attributes of a great leader is courage.Alignment and engagement is critical for creating stratospheric results.Timestamps:[02:44] Some of the lessons, good or bad, from Phil’s 22 years at Orbitform.[04:24] Do’s and Don’ts about having people feel safe.[06:34] 18 years of improvements to make Orbitform a secure place to work.[08:14] How to cascade processes down through an entire organization.[12:02] Creating and selecting mid-level leaders - leaders with high levels of courage to do the right things.[15:10] Stratospheric results come from having leaders, mentors, and mentees aligned with the organization’s purpose and values.[16:36] Pivoting the organization, introducing new products, and thriving during the pandemic.[25:00] Phil’s best advice to young leaders on how to think about, build, and grow their team.[26:29] There are some fundamental books that people need to read if they want to become a leader.Episode Quotes:“Leadership is something that has to be cultivated and grown, and great leaders end up providing safety and security for their folks.” (Phil)“We are all human beings, so the team is built of human beings, not robots.” (Phil)“Being a leader, you have to have a high level of courage to do the right things.” (Phil)“You have to grow your mind.” (Phil)“Everybody talks about having a networking process. Be somebody that people want to network with you.” (Phil)Episode Resources:·          Extreme Ownership, by Jocko Willink.·          We Were Soldiers Once… and Young, by Harold Moore and Joseph Galloway.·          The Go-Giver, by Bob Burg and John David Mann.·          The Culture Code, by Daniel Coyle.·          Leading Jesus’ Way, by Mark Deterding.·          Atomic Habits, by James Clear.·          Grit, by Angela Duckworth.Follow/Connect with Phil Sponsler:Psponsler@orbitform.com517-206-8217

31mins

16 Aug 2022

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Phil Sponsler – Orbitform

Manufacturing Unscripted

On today's podcast Matt and Phil get into the details of business culture and successful management. Matt takes a tiny step back from discussing new technology to get into the foundation of any company, the people that work there. Around the world we are seeing a staffing shortage and Phil gives us some good information about retaining his team and keeping people happy. Have a listen and feel free to give us ideas for new topics in our email podcast@promessinc.com. Phil Sponsler - Orbitform President psponsler@orbitform.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/orbitform/ Website: http://www.orbitform.com/ Phil Sponsler's Booklist: Leadership: 1. Leading Jesus’ Way by Mark Deterding 2. Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin 3. Grit by Angela Duckworth 4. The Servant by James Hunter 5. Unlocking Greatness by Charlie Harary 6. Atomic Habits by James Clear Culture: 1. The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle 2. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni 3. The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni Organizational Health: 1. The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni 2. Traction by Gino Wickman 3. Rocket Fuel by Wickman and Winters Sales and Marketing: 1. Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller 2. The Machine by Justin Roth Marsh 3. Fanatical Prospecting by Jeb Blount 4. Nonstop Sales Boom by Colleen Francis 5. Sales Management Simplified by Mike Weinberg 6. New Sales Simplified by Mike Weinberg 7. #SalesTruth by Mike Weinberg 8. The Lost Art of Closing by Anthony Iannarino

33mins

29 Sep 2021

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Bottom Line I.T. | Debunking Common Myths Surrounding Cyber Security with Phil Sponsler Part 1

Michigan Business Network

On this episode of Bottom Line IT, host Mike Maddox of ASK sits down with Phil Sponsler who is the President of Orbitform. Together, they debunk the most common myths surrounding cybersecurity and reveal some sobering truths that might be the wakeup call your organization needs.As a business leader, the threat of data breaches and ransomware attacks is something Phil understands extremely well. In fact, Orbitform has been the subject of three separate cyberattacks themselves.In this episode of six interviews hear Phil and Mike discuss several misconceptions surrounding cybersecurity.

6mins

18 Aug 2020

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Bottom Line I.T. | Debunking Common Myths Surrounding Cyber Security with Phil Sponsler Part 2

Michigan Business Network

On this episode of Bottom Line IT, host Mike Maddox of ASK sits down with Phil Sponsler who is the President of Orbitform. Together, they debunk the most common myths surrounding cybersecurity and reveal some sobering truths that might be the wakeup call your organization needs.As a business leader, the threat of data breaches and ransomware attacks is something Phil understands extremely well. In fact, Orbitform has been the subject of three separate cyberattacks themselves.In this episode of six interviews hear Phil and Mike discuss several misconceptions surrounding cybersecurity.

6mins

18 Aug 2020

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Bottom Line I.T. | Debunking Common Myths Surrounding Cyber Security with Phil Sponsler Part 3

Michigan Business Network

On this episode of Bottom Line IT, host Mike Maddox of ASK sits down with Phil Sponsler who is the President of Orbitform. Together, they debunk the most common myths surrounding cybersecurity and reveal some sobering truths that might be the wakeup call your organization needs.As a business leader, the threat of data breaches and ransomware attacks is something Phil understands extremely well. In fact, Orbitform has been the subject of three separate cyberattacks themselves.In this episode of six interviews hear Phil and Mike discuss several misconceptions surrounding cybersecurity.

6mins

18 Aug 2020

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Bottom Line I.T. | Debunking Common Myths Surrounding Cyber Security with Phil Sponsler Part 4

Michigan Business Network

On this episode of Bottom Line IT, host Mike Maddox of ASK sits down with Phil Sponsler who is the President of Orbitform. Together, they debunk the most common myths surrounding cybersecurity and reveal some sobering truths that might be the wakeup call your organization needs.As a business leader, the threat of data breaches and ransomware attacks is something Phil understands extremely well. In fact, Orbitform has been the subject of three separate cyberattacks themselves.In this episode of six interviews hear Phil and Mike discuss several misconceptions surrounding cybersecurity.

6mins

18 Aug 2020

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Bottom Line I.T. | Debunking Common Myths Surrounding Cyber Security with Phil Sponsler Part 5

Michigan Business Network

On this episode of Bottom Line IT, host Mike Maddox of ASK sits down with Phil Sponsler who is the President of Orbitform. Together, they debunk the most common myths surrounding cybersecurity and reveal some sobering truths that might be the wakeup call your organization needs.As a business leader, the threat of data breaches and ransomware attacks is something Phil understands extremely well. In fact, Orbitform has been the subject of three separate cyberattacks themselves.In this episode of six interviews hear Phil and Mike discuss several misconceptions surrounding cybersecurity.

6mins

18 Aug 2020

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Bottom Line I.T. | Debunking Common Myths Surrounding Cyber Security with Phil Sponsler Part 6

Michigan Business Network

On this episode of Bottom Line IT, host Mike Maddox of ASK sits down with Phil Sponsler who is the President of Orbitform. Together, they debunk the most common myths surrounding cybersecurity and reveal some sobering truths that might be the wakeup call your organization needs.As a business leader, the threat of data breaches and ransomware attacks is something Phil understands extremely well. In fact, Orbitform has been the subject of three separate cyberattacks themselves.In this episode of six interviews hear Phil and Mike discuss several misconceptions surrounding cybersecurity.

6mins

18 Aug 2020