How To Lead a Fast-Growing Team of Professionals | Inside BS Interview with Erika Buenaventura

by | Jul 28, 2023 | Professionals, ProVisors

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How To Lead a Fast-Growing Team of Professionals | Inside BS Interview with Erika Buenaventura

by Dave Lorenzo

How to Lead a Fast-Growing Team of ProfessionalsInside BS Interview with Erika Buenaventura | Show 149

Erika Buenaventura is the Regional Director for ProVisors in South Florida. Her region, which includes Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties is one of the fastest-growing regions in the United States.

On today’s show, Dave Lorenzo and Nicola Gelormino interview Erika and discuss her career journey, being a busy working mom and leading a group of big-ego professionals.


00:00​ – How to Lead a Fast-Growing Team of Professionals
00:50 – Dave Asks Nicola About Her Past and What Quality from Growing Up She Carries with her Today
01:40 – Dave Discusses Loyalty and Why it is One of the Qualities He Values Most in a Friend
04:00 – Why Dave is Grateful to Erika
05:42 – What does a ProVisors Regional Director Do?
08:05 – How did Erika Find ProVisors?
12:00 – Erika Shares How ProVisors in South Florida is Organized 
20:00 – How Erika Introduced Dave and Nicola
23:45 –  Why did Erika Decide to Work at ProVisors?
25:45 – What Makes Erika So Successful as a Regional Director?
27:00 – What is One Piece of Advice Erika Would Give a New Regional Director?
27:45 – What is the Most Exciting Thing About Being a ProVisors Regional Director?
29:00 – How Does Erika Balance Being a Mom and Working in a High-Pressure Job?
32:10 – Erika has a Remote Relationship with Her Boss. How Does that Work for Her?
34:16 – What is a Challenge that Erika Has Faced as a Regional Director?
35:23 – How Does Erika Manage the Different Personalities in ProVisors?                                                                            36:16 – How Hard is it to Manage and Motivate Volunteers?                                                                                40:50 – How Has Erika’s Personal Story Influenced Her and Help Her Become Successful?                                              44:05 – Who Was One of Erika’s Early Mentors?                 45:42 – What Does Erika Look for in a ProVisors Group Leader?                                                                                      46:50 – How Does Erika Help These Group Leaders to Be Successful?                                                                                49:45 – How Has Being a Competitive Person Helped Erika Succeed?                                                                                    
51:50 – How Does Erika Balance Being Competitive with Being Good Natured?                                                            55:00 – What Will ProVisors Look Like Five Years from Now?                                                                                          57:00 – What is Next for Erika Buenaventura?                      58:00 – Erika Shares Three of Her Core Values with Us    59:18 – Erika Asks Dave Why He Joined ProVisors.          1:04:00 – What Advice would Nicola Give to a New ProVisors Member?                                                                          1:05:27 – What Motivates Dave to Put Other People First?    1:08:59 – What Motivates Nicola to Do a Great Job as a Leader in ProVisors?

About Inside BS Show with The Godfather and Nicki G

The Inside BS Show with the Godfather and Nicki G provides business leaders with inside business secrets to help them make a great living and live a great life.

Since its inception in 2020, the show has been a valuable resource for CEOs and business leaders seeking the personal and professional knowledge they need to take their businesses to the next level while making the journey more rewarding.

Dave Lorenzo and Nicola Gelormino have the unique ability to get their guests to share the insider secrets that have helped them dominate their industries.

A new episode is released at 8 AM each business day.

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