In this episode, Bobby Herrera discusses his life's journey, and his amazing mindset surrounding leadership and empowering others. Bobby is CEO of the Populus Group and he is the author of The Gift of Struggle: Life Changing Lessons About Leading. Learn more about Bobby Herrera at: https://bobby-herrera.com/ Learn about the Populus Group at: https://www.populusgroup.com/en You can find his book here: https://bobby-herrera.com/books/
Bobby Herrera is one of the most gifted storytellers in business. Bobby is the co-founder and president of Populus Group, an organization that helps businesses manage non-permanent employees. He is a former Army veteran, a top rated keynote speaker and the author of The Gift of Struggle. Bobby has also been hailed as "the best CEO you have never heard of," by Patrick Lencioni Bobby joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the benefits of struggle, helping his employees grow, fatherhood and more.
To say that 2020 has been a challenging year would be an understatement. But there are many ways to look at our struggles and Bobby Herrera, the founder and CEO of Populus Group, suggests that we choose to see them as a gift. In this wide-ranging conversation, Bobby and I talk about his entrepreneurial journey and the culture he is committed to cultivating in his company.
I’m not sure if you’ve felt it, but I've been feeling and noticing this mood or appetite, or even both, for a more human-side to businesses and boards. I think the global pandemic has had an interesting effect on our psyche; in a strange way, being physically distanced from each other has made us recognise and appreciate the human connections that we do have when we come together in person. Particularly as boards have shifted to virtual board meetings, the value of what I call the human element in the boardroom and amongst the board itself, which was previously taken for granted, is being recognised as something that is of value to a board, its members, and the organisation as a whole. Working well as a group of humans takes investment and intention. My conversation with Bobby Herrera takes us on a journey from how our personal struggles influence our leadership and support the organisation, how trust builds value and one must proceed the other, and how bringing vulnerability into the boardroom can enhance your and the board’s performance. As you listen, I encourage you to reflect on your style of leadership, both inside and outside the boardroom, and how you can leverage the gift of struggle.Find out about Bobby: https://bobby-herrera.comConnect with Bobby on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bobby-herrera-5781821/Purchase The Gift of Struggle: https://bobby-herrera.com/books/Watch Bobby's 'Bus Story': https://youtu.be/CYLHHg9A9Cs
In this episode I speak with Bobby Herrera, author of "The Gift of Struggle," about how an act of kindness to him when he was 17 changed his life and also how realizing the positive aspects of struggle can make it easier to get through them.
Manis this week we're back with Bobby Herrera.Bobby believes that everyone deserves an opportunity to succeed and is an unwavering champion for the underdog. He’s cofounder and CEO of Populus Group—one of the fastest-growing HR services companies in the United States with annual revenue of $500 million and many Fortune 100 customers. As one of thirteen children in a migrant family he learned the value of hard work, rising early and putting in long hours in the fields. After high school, boot camp became his ticket of opportunity. He serves on national community organization boards and is a regular speaker at corporations and service groups. He is a proud Army veteran. Bobby is most proud of his family—his wife Roslyn and their three children Santino, Griffith, and Sofia live in Portland, Oregon.This episode sponsor is Planned Parenthood. Book a telehealth appointment with a Planned Parenthood doctor or nurse today. Learn more at plannedparenthood.org/telehealth.During our conversation, Bobby shares his infamous bus story and why that day at 17 years old, his life changed. Bobby talked about his days in the military, being the son of a bracero and how he reframed what happened to him into leadership lessons. Follow Bobby Herrera on all things social:WebsiteLinkedInTwitterFacebookInstagramBuy the gift of struggle through Cafe con Pam's Bookshop store. Please note this is an affiliate link which means if you purchase using my link, I'll get a commission from Bookshop, plus they support local bookstores which makes it even more awesome. Follow Cafe con Pam on all things socialInstagramFacebookhttp://cafeconpam.com/Findmypowersister.com Join FREE online Recovering Procrastinator Manis Community! stayshining.club We have a newly revamped Patreon account! Become a Patron here.Always remember, si se puede and Stay Shining!
#63 Using Your Struggles to Reframe Your Life Story with Bobby Herrera
Meaningful Work, Meaningful Life Podcast
Are you struggling to share the stories that shape your worldview and who you are with the world because you are scared of being judged? In today's episode 63 of Meaningful Work, Meaningful Life podcast, I am in conversation with Bobby Herrera, storyteller and author of the book The Gift of Struggle: Life-Changing Lessons. Bobby is also a proud Army veteran and the co-founder and CEO of Populus Group. This organisation helps medium to large-sized organisations better manage their non-permanent workforce. At their core, they believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to succeed. In this conversation, you'll discover the struggles and leadership journey that led Bobby to build a $500+million organisation and a thriving community and how you too can apply some of his lessons to become the leader you want to be, especially in this new post-COVID season. Listen to this gripping conversation now. The show notes are available www.francinebeleyi.com/podcast. If you love this episode, leave me a review and share it with your friends. I have a special complimentary offer for entrepreneurs to If you are an entrepreneur with big ideas and a grand vision who struggle to articulate what you do to your desired clients. Apply to get a complimentary mini-brand audit call with me at www.francinebeleyi.com/audit
CNLP 332: Bobby Herrera on Crisis Leadership, What to Cut and What to Keep During the COVID Crisis, the Gift of Struggle and How to Plan for the New Normal
The Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast: Lead Like Never Before
Bobby Herrera is the CEO of Populus Group, a company that supplies staff to numerous Fortune 100 companies. He talks about how struggle can be a gift, what he learned in the Army on crisis...Read the whole entry... »
237 – “The Gift of Struggle” with Bobby Herrera (@BobbyHerreraPG)
Going North Podcast
“It’s not about being perfect, it’s about making an impact.” – Bobby Herrera Today’s featured bestselling author is U.S. Army veteran, father, husband, and CEO of Populus Group, Bobby Herrera. Bobby and I talk about leadership and the power of sharing stories. Key Things You’ll Learn: Why kindness will change someone’s life. Why stories are integral to transferring information and emotions. Why people must ask themselves Will my story matter? Why you need to know the invisible force that drives you. What we should be asking of those in business. Bobby’s Site: https://bobby-herrera.com/ Bobby’s Book: https://www.amazon.com/Gift-Struggle-Life-Changing-Lessons-Leading/dp/1885167873/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=gift+of+struggle&qid=1552581553&s=gateway&sr=8-3 The Populus Group: https://www.populusgroup.com/ The opening track is titled “Gonna Fly Now Remix” by EV Sharp aka MagicMusicx. To listen and download the full track, click the following link. https://soundcloud.com/evsharp/gonna-fly-now-remix#t=0:00 Resources Mentioned: “The Motive” by Patrick Lencioni = https://www.amazon.com/Motive-Leaders-Abdicate-Important-Responsibilities/dp/1119600456 Related Episodes: 14 - "Reach Your Mountaintop" Jeff Davis (@JeffDavis027): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/going-north-podcast-episode-14-jeff-davis-jeffdavis027 42 - "Courage" with Christie Lindor (@MuseMece): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/42-courage-with-christie-lindor-musemece 84 - "Innovation and Leadership" with Dr. Jeff Standridge: http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/84-innovation-and-leadership-with-dr-jeff-standridge 91 - "Inverted Leadership" with Joel Hawbaker (@RealLifeLeading): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/91-inverted-leadership-with-joel-hawbaker-reallifeleading 99 - "Leader By Choice" with Andres Valdes (@IamAndresValdes): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/99-leader-by-choice-with-andres-valdes-iamandresvaldes 106 - "You Were Born to Fly" with Daniel Gomez (@DanielInspires): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/106-you-were-born-to-fly-with-daniel-gomez-danielinspires 136 - "Leadership Development" with Kevin Wayne Johnson (@Writing4theLord): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/136-leadership-development-with-kevin-wayne-johnson-writing4thelord 221 – “Righteous Leadership” with Dr. Ray Charles (@TheDrRayCharles): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/221-righteous-leadership-with-dr-ray-charles-thedrraycharles 226 – “A Company Culture that Transforms” with Diana George (@ByGeorgeHR): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/226-a-company-culture-that-transforms-with-diana-george-bygeorgehr