To create an environment where safe and confidential conversations take place so we connect to each other as human beings.
Shadow River is a leadership organization designed for business owners and key executives who want to improve their leadership skills.
It consists of two groups:
- The Business Advisory Roundtable (The BAR) — which is open to business owners or those who are hired to lead a company or division and
- APEX — a group open to key executives who lead an area of a company and report to the CEO or President.
Who Is Leading the Leaders
I, Pete Michaels, lead both groups as its Chair. I have been a professional business coach and meeting facilitator and have led numerous peer advisory groups for over the past 20 years.
I’ll introduce you to how a peer group of business owners learn to be better leaders by being transparent with one another.
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I love teaching moments, times when I can share a learning with someone. This month it happened twice in two different situations. The first was during a one-to-one coaching session. Actually it was a two-to-one since both owners of the business wanted to use their...
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