74: Former NFL Athlete Turned CEO Mike Morini on Leading and Growing Your Company During Uncertain Times

Former NFL Athlete Turned CEO Mike Morini on Leading and Growing Your Company During Uncertain Times

Welcome to episode 74 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Mike Morini, CEO of Workforce Software, stopping by for a fascinating discussion on leading and growing your company during this unique era of uncertainty, the state of the world, wellness,  plus a brief discussion about playing professional football, and much more.

Mike is a 30-year software veteran experienced in growing and scaling enterprise software companies. He has helped shape and guide multiple fast-growth companies in the cloud arena with an extensive background building out global cloud-based platforms. Before joining WorkForce Software, Mike was previously in CEO and COO positions at SAP, Aria Systems, OutlookSoft, InterWorld, and Verbind.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Mike’s brief stint with professional football
  • Mike’s upbringing 
  • Mike’s early days in business and lessons learned from that
  • The mindset around taking risks
  • The parallels between athletics and being an executive
  • The keys to WorkForce Software’s growth during Mike’s time
  • How to pivot your company strategy on the fly (massively important during these current times)
  • Key traits that are needed for business success in 2021 and beyond
  • An underutilized skill that most CEO’s don’t have
  • Keeping excellent communication when you’re forced to work remotely
  • How Mike maintains his personal well being and sanity
  • And much more

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