Bob served the payroll, tech and real estate sectors throughout his career, with experience in sales, operations management, sales management and service bureau ownership. He also owned multiple successful business ventures and has experience with Fortune 500 companies at senior management levels.
This background provides Bob a deep foundation from which to draw wisdom and discernment for leading Ambassadors for Business, a Minnesota based non-profit whose mission is, "Equipping Christians in businesses to walk boldly in faith while connecting them to do business together more efficiently and effectively."
Episode | December 4th, 2018 | 26 mins 7 secs
faith, leadership, work
In this new "Best of The Week" episode, Bob Willbanks and Larry Kutzler discuss realizations Bob has had recently in his work and faith. Bob also provides an overview of some new developments for Ambassadors for Business as the new year approaches.
Episode | November 29th, 2018 | 25 mins 40 secs
business, coaching, faith, leadership, millennial, values, work
In this episode of The Thrive! Podcast, host Bob Willbanks interviews Danita Bye about her book, Millennials Matter.
Episode | November 15th, 2018 | 23 mins 46 secs
entrepreneurship, faith, leadership, purpose, social, value, work
Host Bob Willbanks discusses the topic of purpose driven entrepreneurship with guest Jason Weimer, president of Espresso Partners and Gratus Capital, LLC.
Episode | November 8th, 2018 | 20 mins 44 secs
faith, leadership, money, values, work
What comes to mind when to consider money from a Biblical perspective? In this episode of The Thrive! Podcast, Troy Noor from Boulevard Wealth Management discusses values, money, and wise perspectives to have about wealth.
Episode | November 1st, 2018 | 19 mins 22 secs
faith, leadership, podcast, thrive, work
Host Bob Willanks looks back on season one and pulls key themes out for listeners in anticipation of more great guests to come as season two launches!
Episode | October 18th, 2018 | 18 mins 51 secs
career, faith, identity, leadership, work
T.J. Tison, author, business owner, and founder of Working Women of Faith, discusses identity, leadership, and time budgeting with host Bob Willbanks in this episode of The Thrive! Podcast.
Episode | October 11th, 2018 | 21 mins 58 secs
faith, identity, leadership, women, work
"We bring Christ with us wherever we go. There is no separating our work and faith." - T.J. Tison, business owner, author, and founder of Working Women of Faith
Episode | October 4th, 2018 | 17 mins 20 secs
bible, community, faith, leadership, small group, study, work
Jeff Hagen discusses the value of small groups in cultivating the community aspect of Christianity.
Episode | September 27th, 2018 | 12 mins 11 secs
business, equip, faith, impact, influence, lead, leadership, purpose, transformation, work
Episode | September 20th, 2018 | 14 mins 20 secs
culture, faith, impact, leadership, marketplace, talent, work
Chris Fleck, Director of Business Relations at North Central University, shares his perspective on the status of the marketplace and how Christians can impact their spheres.
Episode | September 12th, 2018 | 27 mins 19 secs
business, faith, gratitude, leadership, mindset, performance, resiliency, work
Scott Welle, founder of Outperform the Norm, shares three key pieces of performance, and host Bob Willbanks offers a Christian perspective on each of them.
Episode | September 6th, 2018 | 17 mins 42 secs
divine gift, faith, leadership, meaning, purpose, work
Meaning, happiness, and fulfillment are not objects, they are by-products of living out your gift. Host Bob Willbanks interviews guest Thom Winniger on how to discover the divine gift you have been given by God.
Episode | August 30th, 2018 | 8 mins 1 sec
business, decisions, faith, filter, follow, foundation, leadership, work
Day-to-day life at home and at work hurls thousands of decisions at us. A strong decision-making process must be intentionally developed and practiced so it becomes automatic in the face of nearly imperceptible choices.
Episode | August 23rd, 2018 | 15 mins 31 secs
business, faith, leadership, planning, work
What do you do when you feel lost in your spiritual life? Bob Willbanks, host of The Thrive! Podcast, shares an analogy for reorienting yourself when you loose the way.
Episode | August 16th, 2018 | 26 mins 8 secs
faith, leadership, work
Purpose and identity are the hot topics in this episode of The Thrive! Podcast. Host Bob Willbanks interviews former Kare11 weatherman Jerrid Sebesta on what it truly means to be "Livin' the Dream."
Episode | August 9th, 2018 | 21 mins 25 secs
faith, leadership, work
Margin is critical in the life of a business professional. Host Bob Willbanks interviews Roger Thompson, teaching past at Berean Baptist Church and Area Directory of Man in the Mirror, about the topic of creating margin in all areas of life.