Understanding The Leadership Level Where You’re At Your Best

Episode 124

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Jeff Bond

As the CEO of Chat With Leaders Media and Executive Partner at People-First Elevation Team, I lead a dedicated team specializing in thought leadership development, stakeholder engagement, and effective global communication. We excel in producing corporate podcasts, meetings, and events to drive customer and team member acquisition, retention, and engagement. Additionally, we provide speaker coaching to empower thought leaders within our clients' organizations.

My approach is grounded in Conscious Capitalism, fostering leaders with a values-driven, pro-capitalism perspective. I firmly believe in business's transformative power, not only as a commercial venture but as a catalyst for lasting social and generational impact.

Beyond my professional role, I cherish my most significant leadership role as a father to three children, alongside my wife Katie. This personal aspect deeply influences my professional path, aligning my business strategies with family values, faith, and community service in Atlanta, GA.

In this episode, Jeff chats with Joe Yi, EVP at Apogee Financial Partners, about how important it is to build leadership character in our youth, his lessons learned at West Point and active military service, his transition into civilian life as a sales leader, and what he’s learned along the journey about the requirements of a servant leader. In the end, this has helped him realize the importance of knowing where the striving for rank ceases in order to arrive at the leadership level aligned with your giftedness.

About Joe

Joe Yi is the Executive Vice President of Apogee Financial Partners.  He leads a team of interdisciplinary specialists to advise the leaders of industry and community. Joe’s clients have been blessed with talent and entrepreneurship that have sourced their wealth and influence. He strives to deliver the best that Apogee has to offer so that his clients may further their high impact in philanthropy, business development, and generational planning.   

Joe has been an Atlantan since 1977 when he called Stone Mountain home.  Upon graduating from West Point and a stint in the Army, he returned home and married Kae. They now call Alpharetta home where they are active in their church, Alpharetta Rotary, Grace@Work, and Walk to Emmaus communities.  

They are blessed with two adult children, Joshua and Jessica, who are aspiring in their own careers. 

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