Episode 25

Published on:

24th Jan 2020

Building a Leadership Development Consulting Firm after Athletics Administration and Nonprofits Featuring Alex Winnicker

Alex Winnicker is the Principal Consultant at Winning Consultations, LLC, specializing in Leadership Development and Team Building. 

We discuss:

  • Reorganizing oneself out of a job [1:54]
  • How being overqualified for a job helps you out into building your own business [5:15]
  • Never let a potential job conversation go away [7:03]
  • The thing that makes the difference and moves your startup from being a side gig to being your main job [8:35]
  • How to know when your business becomes sustainable [11:28]
  • Leadership development as a tool for producing the best outcome [14:25]
  • The importance of developing the right mindset throughout each day and situation [18:06]
  • How to ease the process of going from employment to becoming a successful entrepreneur [21:23]

Prior to his current role as a leadership development consultant and trainer, Alex served in athletics administration at several NCAA Division III institutions throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions for fifteen years, and then as an executive leader in the nonprofit sector.

Alex earned his MA in Organizational Communication from Kean University in New Jersey, and his M.Ed. in Athletic Administration from Endicott College in Massachusetts. He is an Alum of Penn State University, where he earned his BA, and serves as the Director of Programming for the Mid-NJ Chapter of the Association for Talent Development.

Learn more about Alex at https://www.winningconsultations.com/LinkedIn and Facebook.

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About the Podcast

Building Your Own Successful Business After a Late Career Job Loss
Have you lost your job after 20 or 30 years in your career? Do you feel traumatized and unsure how to go forward? Would you rather work for yourself and have more control over your destiny? You are not alone. In GOING SOLO, we discuss what it’s like to go from being highly skilled and well compensated to unemployment; how to deal with the trauma of late-career job loss; and how to reinvent yourself as an entrepreneur, satisfying your soul and supporting your lifestyle.

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David Shriner-Cahn

After 28 years as a highly skilled employee, I was told that my job was over. In spite of the immediate trauma and fear, I knew that as my next step, I'd rather work for myself and have more control over my destiny. That was in 2006.

Today, I'm a thriving entrepreneur, podcaster and speaker. I guide highly skilled professionals who are recovering from a late career job loss and who yearn to impact the world with their knowledge and creativity by becoming successful entrepreneurs.