Georges Levesque is the President of Levesque Negotiation, a firm that provides negotiation training and advice. He is trained in advanced negotiations and business strategy at both the MIT School of Entrepreneurship and the Harvard Business School.
Georges is also a senior executive with EF Education First, the world’s largest educational organization with over 52,000 employees in 114 countries. He is a longtime entrepreneur, professional speaker, and proud supporter of small businesses. He was also a former board member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) and has traveled to over 100 countries.
Georges Levesque, the President of Levesque Negotiation, is John Corcoran’s guest in this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast where he talks about negotiation strategies and how he trains entrepreneurs and executives to negotiate effectively. Georges also shares his experience in transitioning into the corporate sector after leaving self-employment, selling his business, and how he overcame some personal challenges in order to build another successful business.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll hear:
• Georges Levesque talks about how he started an import & export company right after college and how being a member of EO helped his business
• Why Georges bought out his U.S. business partner, how he built his business after 9/11, and how he learned to do sales
• How Georges found a buyer and sold his business and what the transition period after the sale was like
• Georges explains how he got to work with EF Education First and what he learned about himself and the corporate environment after being his own boss
• Georges shares what drew him into the art of negotiation and why he decided to share his learnings and negotiation strategies with others
• The personal challenges Georges went through and the entrepreneurial skills that helped him get over them
• How Georges maintains his relationship with EF Education First
• The people Georges respects and admires in his industry and those he acknowledges for his achievements and success
• Where to learn more about Georges Levesque and his work
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