Miles has held General Manager positions for several small businesses or business units over the years. He currently works for Rawhide Boys Ranch as Director of Vehicle Donations and Digital Marketing. Miles has broad management skills across many functional business disciplines in accounting, finance, human resources, marketing, and leadership. Miles earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Oral Roberts University and a Master's in Business Administration from the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.
Miles has a knack for spotting and developing talented, cohesive teams focused on new product development and digital/content marketing, resulting in top line and bottom line growth in the following companies:
Consumer Products Company in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Increased revenues 48% in 2 years from $2.3 Million to $3.4 Million through new product development
Increased company operating cash flow and profits by 33% and 25% by reducing expenses and streamlining operations
Consumer Goods Company in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Increased profit margin from -10% to +27% by restructuring the company and repositioning its focus on new line of products.
Born a Hoosier, raised an Okie, and currently residing in the Frozen Tundra of Green Bay, Wisconsin, Miles Anthony Smith is a happily married husband of Carolyn and a proud father of three. Now in his mid-30s, he was fortunate to have been given a significant leadership opportunity by his father at the age of 25. He is a classically trained violist, violinist, and composer, with passion in the fields of small-business management, marketing, macroeconomics, servant leadership, Classical education, and Christian apologetics.
Miles, a Gen X'er leader and author, cares enough about organizational health to make the tough decisions, hire and coach the right people, set clear expectations, develop a strong team culture, and strengthen organizational cash flow, exhibiting both humility and fierce resolve. His mission in life is "To Chart the Course, Pave the Pathway, and Light the Lane for Others to Eclipse My Own Success in Leadership."
Why Leadership Sucks Audiobook Prepare to Face Hatred, Fear What is leadership? How do we define leadership? What is servant leadership? What are the most effective leadership characteristics? Do you wish your company had a leadership development program, or are you frustrated with organizational leadership? Do you wonder why some leadership styles suck? You are not alone. So why does leadership suck? It sucks because real leadership is hard, requires selfless service, and because the buck stops here. Servant leadership or Level 5 leadership is uncomfortable, humbling, self-denying, painful, and counter-intuitive; nonetheless, christian leadership is the only kind of leadership that brings lasting results, genuine happiness, and true self-fulfillment. The book is divided into four parts: Part 1: To serve or not to serve. Effective leadership characteristics require servant leadership. Part 2: Do what's best for your organization. Discusses various aspects of organizational leadership and culture Part 3: Humility 101. Leadership principles of self-examination, apologies, authenticity, controlling and displaying emotions, and handling adversity. Part 4: Specific management situations, focusing on business leadership competencies Here is what you will learn from Miles and experience in Why Leadership Sucks? 1. Define leadership in general and the servant leadership style specifically. 2. Why christian leadership matters and is a better long-term strategy. 3. Develop leadership competencies with practical action steps. 4. Learn from real world examples from the author's organizational leadership experience. 5. Quotes on leadership help highlight and introduce sections within each chapter. To discover why servant leadership is frustrating and learn practical leadership principles for your leadership journey, download a sample or purchase Why Leadership Sucks now.Miles_Anth... 00:04:52 153 0 Downloads 0 Comments
Career Transition Audiobook Sample: Becoming Generation Flux Whether you or someone you know is in college or just starting out, gainfully employed (and concerned about career ambiguity), underemployed, or have been downsized, rightsized, laid off, fired, cast off, or otherwise in career transition, Becoming Generation Flux is for you. Perhaps you are lost, hopeless, or angry. You might feel alone, cheated, ripped off, or not sure what to do next. Or maybe you are curious to understand the massive shift in the job hunting market currently rippling through the career transition landscape. Miles will guide you on a job search journey to understand the past, confront the career development present, and conquer future career success. You will learn why traditional career planning is dead, how to become agile, adapt to ambiguity, and develop resilience no matter what the job change market throws your way. The book is divided into the following four parts: Part 1: Lies, Damned Lies: Historical Context Part 2: Stop The Education Madness! Part 3: Embrace Becoming Generation Flux Part 4: Hope in the Job Seeking Trenches To discover why the job market is seemingly in chaos and learn practical action steps to navigate your career journey, get Becoming Generation Flux now.Miles_Anth... 00:04:57 253 0 Downloads 0 Comments
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