Lisa Leander, Membership Senior Advisor, sits down with GBSN’s recently appointed CEO, Dan LeClair to reflect on his first few months leading the network.
When I left GBSN in 2016 after eight exceptional years of managing membership, my goal was to gain practical experience in understanding how to grow a small business and deliver a curriculum. I have had some incredible experiences running an international growth accelerator for women business owners of small and medium enterprises. Through online courses, modules, assignments and in-person trainings, I spent time working one-on-one with women business owners in developing countries. From understanding ideal customers, to analyzing revenue channels or navigating financial ratios, I experienced first-hand the challenges and successes business owners face in the developing world. It was … Read More