John Panigas is a leadership and organizational coach. Having been an entrepreneur for over 30 years he brings the bumps and bruises of experience to his practice. This gives John a unique perspective - having been in the clients shoes.
1973-1980 McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada
1981-2000 President - The Panigas Group of Companies
Retail Design, Construction, & Manufacturing
7 companies in 4 offices across Canada
Grew the business to $100,000,000 – 600 employees
2001-2002 Coaching and Peer-to-Peer Groups for Small Businesses - TEC
2003-2005 President - Interiors Inc.
Family Business with my son Michael
Retail Interiors and Merchandising
Grew the business to $8,000,000
2006-2013 CEO Global Network
Recruited 53 new members
Group Leader - 2 Groups
Currently Leadership & Organizational Coaching
Group Leader eVirtualRoundtables
Peer-to-Peer Group Memberships
Young President’s Organization 1983-1985
Presidents of Entrepreneurial Organizations 1985-1989
Canadian Association of Family Enterprises 1989-1992
The Executive Committee 1993-2002
What do you read for pleasure?
Spy novels by Tom Clancy, David Baldacci, Vince Flynn (God rest his soul), and Brad Thor. Anything by Malcolm Gladwell and assorted business books.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kobo, given to me by my daughter. I have it with me at all times.
Killer Strategies & Tactics For Entrepreneurs is based on 30 plus years as an entrepreneur and the successes of great clients from my coaching practice. It is designed for the reader to think deeper about certain situations and issues that may arise. You'll find strategies and tactics ranging from leadership, hiring, family business, KPIs all the way to better understanding your balance sheet.