Today we chat with leadership and business guru Chris LoCurto about his journey and experience as well as his most recent launching out moment. Chris is an accomplished entrepreneur, speaker, coach, and leader of leaders helping businesses and individuals realize and maximize their personal and professional potential.
He pours his great passion for people along with decades of experience and perspective into his daily work with business leaders, entrepreneurs, and individuals. It’s this passion and insight which has led businesses to explode their revenues and helped thousands to realize their potential and live a stronger life.
Today, Chris owns and leads the Poimen Group, LLC – a life, business, and leadership coaching business dedicated to serving individuals and businesses in the U.S. and around the world. Chris and his team employ coaching vehicles which include strategic business planning, one-on-one leadership coaching, mastermind groups, life coaching, live events, and more.
3.00 - born in Australia
4.02 - director of business development working in marketing and sales
4.38 - addicted to growth
5.25 - currently serve at Red Rock Church
6.35 - internal hurdle - lack of confidence
6.55 - scared to death on whether i can do it or not
7.54 - to overcome that fear…
9.10 - whatever your passion is, there are probably others who are equally passionate about it who are wiling to volunteer their time
9.44 - get creative on how you recruit
10.35 - building a network of relationships with likeminded people
11.22 - casting your vision
11.38 - also extend the freedom to do it in their own way
12.33 - have to keep going back to why we are doing this
12.47 - it never is best for you to do everything
13.06 - as soon as you hold on to something you will stunt the growth
14.09 - everything ive done is all on the shoulders of other people
14.36 - COS I Love you backstory
15.49 - how could we be a church known for how we well love the city of COS
17.12 - from the beginning it was for the city and we were openhanded with the brand
18.00 - special easter offering to help with a solution towards homelessness
19.22 - started by bouncing the idea off of key local leaders for feedback before launch
19.52 - never dreamt of this much unity
20.13 - what are the first steps that I can at least take?
21.23 - one of the early sounding board guys has become one of the biggest champions for the movement
22.58 - began asking the mayor, “what does the CITY need?”
23.24 - listen to what they say they need resonates more with people
24.02 - now a registered 501.c3
25.30 - advice received…
26.14 - don’t wait to build relationships
26.52 - the time is NOW, give it a shot NOW
27.15 - networking with likeminded people
28.16 - in networking its not just what I can gain, its what I can GIVE
29.25 - most excited about…
30.44 - practicing Sabbath getting some coaching (Lance Witt - Replenish)
31.16 - what are the things that are life-giving to you?
31.52 - energized by projects
32.18 - hiking solo
33.37 - practical tips for building in and creating REST
33.55 - rest is not necessarily what I always thought it was…
34.13 - “rest” has to be energizing
34.50 - what are the top 3 to 5 things that are life-giving and energizing to ME?
36.21 - I now “read” books via audiobooks
36.35 - try to surround myself with people who think differently than I do
37.02 - watch movies that are not mainstream - it expands our thinking
37.16 - Karen neuwhoff - podcast
37.27 - Online Course - the high impact leader
37.57 - Essentialism by Greg McKeown
39.07 - Legacy haunted me about 5 years ago…
39.49 - My hope is that people say, "This guy spent his life pointing people to Jesus."
41.22 - ONLINE perkosplace perkosplace.com
42.12 - launching out is to take the idea (whatever it is) move on it immediately, don’t wait, then circle yourself with world class leaders and you’ll see that dream become a reality.
3 Key Take-a-ways:
1. Practice Sabbath - identify and engage in things that energize you!
2. Networking with likeminded people
3. The time is NOW, don't wait
Make sure you go check out this free PDF from Chris on 18 Habits of Mentally Strong People!
Free Download! chrislocurto.com/18habits