Ambit Energy's Ambitious 50
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Serial entrepreneur and Ambit Energy Senior Consultant Doug Parker discusses success with ambitious leaders within the Ambit organization including, Mike Obay, Frank Schmaeling, Steve Thompson, Thien Bui and Nir Golan.
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In this episode of Ambit Energy's Ambitious 50, we interviewed Five Start Trip Award Winner, Pure Energy Award Winner and Executive Consultant Pat Flander.
Like Excel but on steroids
Don’t go out to do this business, do this business when you are out.
Seek advice from those you want to be like
You always have what you need, you just may not always have what you want
Free Energy is the start
TV will get you nowhere
Smiling in the morning
Every Ambit Energy Consultant has their “WHY”– the main reason that they start their own business and strive for success.
Patrick Flander used to work two jobs, with a full-time position “working long hours” as an administrator for a road construction company and a part-time career as a professional disc jockey on weekends. Life was, he admits, “extremely busy.”
And then the resident of St. Johnsville, New York, found not just one “WHY”– but two.
In January 2010, Patrick’s boss called him to let him know that “the company was re-organizing and my job could be in jeopardy.” And a few months later, his older brother – who had made many sacrifices on Patrick’s behalf while they were growing up – told him that his wife was going to need brain surgery.“When he came to me, I thought about Ambit – which I had recently been introduced to,” recalls Patrick. “I knew that I could go to work and help.”
PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF
“It was my neighbor and long-time friend who told me about Ambit,” says Patrick. “Over a couple months, he stayed in contact with me two or three times a week – following up to see if I had checked out his website. He’d invite me to his house and offer to take me to a presentation.”“But one day he came to my house as I was getting home from work, and he asked me ‘for a favor’– to go with him to a Business Presentation and take a look, then get a drink. I agreed because I figured the phone calls and invitations would stop. Or so I thought!”
Patrick and his friend went to see a presentation by National Consultant Ray Montie, and “it all made sense to me.” He realized that he could make additional money with a service –“a necessity of life”– and not a product.
He did his research, calling the New York State Public Service Commission and inquiring about energy deregulation. And he remembered a college prof
Rated 5 out of
Fist of many!
Exciting times within Ambit Energy. Cannot wait to hear what the guest have to say...
Date published: 2016-01-02
Rated 5 out of
A Drivetime U Must
OK Ambit Consultants. First, watch all of the videos at Ambit U in your PowerZone. Second, listen to a daily call like the Team 526 Call or the Nir Golan Call. Third, listen to the Sunday Night Business Builders Call. Got all of those checked off? Good. Now, starting today and for each day until you have listened to every show in this podcast, listen to Ambitious 50. The quantity and quality of insights shared here are like no other. Why? Because our generous host, Doug Parker, spends an in depth hour with each illustrious guest - asking them penetrating questions about how they really built their Ambit businesses. I have heard guests share information here that I have not heard them share in any other context - business changing and life changing information. Do yourself and your business a favor and get started today. - Keith Mitchell , Regional Consultant, Georgetown TX
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 5 out of
Way to go!
Amazing what a person can do if they 'take action'! Thanks for the info
Date published: 2016-07-30