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 | August 2nd, 2018 | 11 mins 27 secs
faith, rest, work, worship
God intended for His people to take a day to glorify him. Bob Willbanks converses about his journey to prioritizing rest each week with Larry Kutzler, producer of The Thrive! Podcast, from CitySites Urban Media.
Episode | July 26th, 2018 | 16 mins 30 secs
faith, leadership, work
Participation in a small group of trusted, like minded, peers and mentors is critical in a fast paced business world. Bob Willbanks continues his interview with Larry Julian, author of "God Is My CEO," on the topic of quality small group involvement.
Episode | July 19th, 2018 | 17 mins 9 secs
faith, leadership, work
Is God your CEO? What practices do you have in place each week to guide you in following God in your work world? Bob Willbanks interviews Larry Julian, author of "God Is My CEO."
Episode | July 12th, 2018 | 29 mins 2 secs
Vince Miller, founder and CEO of Resolute, joins Bob Willbanks for an interview on this episode of The Thrive! Podcast. Listen in as they seek to answer the big question: "What does it mean to be a man?"
Episode | July 5th, 2018 | 11 mins 33 secs
Discover the importance of cultivating an eternal perspective in day-to-day life in this episode with show host, Bob Willbanks.
Episode | June 28th, 2018 | 12 mins 16 secs
entrepreneurship, faith, humility, life, marketplace, ministry, priorities, time management, work
The conversation between Bob Willbanks and Daren Klum, CEO and founder of Secured2 Corporation, continues on this episode of the Thrive! Podcast.
Episode | June 23rd, 2018 | 15 mins 59 secs
business, entrepreneurship, faith, leadership, marketplace, ministry, technology, work
Bob Willbanks interview Daren Klum, CEO and founder of Secured2 Corporation. Daren's career spans from radio to the technology industry. Realizing the vulnerability of technology prompted Daren to take a five-year journey to solve the technology security problem.
Episode | June 11th, 2018 | 17 mins 25 secs
business, faith, leadership, management, strategy, work
There is an expectation for leaders to be strategic. In his work, Leary Gates has found the majority of CEO's spend their time in their business and not on their business. In the second part of his conversation with Bob Willbanks, Leary shares practical ways for leaders to overcome obstacles to strategy.
Episode | June 11th, 2018 | 16 mins 48 secs
community, corporate, faith, isolation, leadership, strategy, work
Leaders are bombarded by information and demands upon their time as well as the temptation to isolate themselves. Leary Gates offers practical solutions from his strategic experience to help equip leaders to handle the onslaught in his conversation with Bob Willbanks on today's podcast episode.
Episode | June 11th, 2018 | 9 mins 9 secs
career, faith, fellowship, leadership, mission, partnership, thrive, work
Bob Willbanks, president and founder of Ambassadors for Business, shares his journey from living a compartmentalized Christian life to find peace and joy as he integrated faith into all aspects of his life. Ambassadors for Business grew out of this new perspective on the value of a faith and work partnership.