156 | Christopher Ryan | Going From Success To Significance

In this episode, Darius and Chris discuss the importance of knowing your vocation and what it feels like to move from success to significance. They also talk about the value of family and what it truly means to leave a lasting legacy.

In this episode, Chris and I talked about:

  • What helped Chris find his calling and vocation
  • What is success and how to measure it
  • What it looks like shifting from success to significance
  • Why a parent-child relationship is important
  • Chris shares the secret behind the success of GoBundance
  • What it means to leave a legacy
  • Overcoming imposter syndrome
  • And other topics…

Meet Chris:

With a focus on people and purpose, Christopher work to create a culture of care in both individuals and organizations. As the President of Paredigm Enterprises, Christopher helm a consulting firm helping individuals, companies, and nonprofits realize their goals. In addition, He serves as the CEO of Gobundance, a tribe of healthy, wealthy, and generous men who seek to live life to its fullest. Currently, He also serves as managing partner at R360, a league of extraordinary, ultra-high-net-worth individuals who look to expand upon their remarkable achievements and thrive in the company of their peers. 

In 2003, Christopher founded Paredigm Enterprises. His ability to formulate a vision, create a strategy, and plan an execution, enables him to guide individuals and organizations to maximize their potential and exceed expectations. From launching robust careers for various authors and speakers, to turning around multiple underperforming companies, to building revenue models and strategic partnerships for non-profits, Paredigm Enterprises has created success for many and has helped to make the world a better place.

His cumulative experience brought him to TIGER 21 in 2013, where he was recruited to lead the high-net-worth organization’s peer network in Texas and Puerto Rico. He leveraged his professional expertise and the collective intelligence of 50 TIGER 21 members to improve their investment acumen, business decisions, and family dynamics. 

Following his time at TIGER 21, he now serves as CEO of Gobundance, a peer-to-peer mastermind organization of >800 individuals. 

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine LIVE. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at www.thecorevalueequation.com.

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