Patrick Good: Is Your Business “You Proof?” Hiring Your Second In Command

Patrick Good explains the importance of building a management team and shares his four step plan for hiring and developing a second in command. Can your business survive the “hit by a bus” test? Find out in this episode.

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About Patrick Good

Patrick GoodPatrick Good is the Owner of PAG Associates, a Corporation consisting of 5 business units, including AdviCoach of NW Ohio.  Pat founded AdviCoach of NW Ohio in 2010.  AdviCoach is the nation’s fastest growing business coaching and advisory firm.  Pat has an extremely broad business background with over 25 years of experience and success in a wide range of areas including Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Operations, Materials Management, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Engineering.  His extensive business acumen is rooted in his shop-floor manufacturing and production management experience.  He has led the Materials, Purchasing, Operations, and Sales functions of local and global companies, including Honeywell International, Midwest Stamping, Kelsey-Hayes, William Cook North America, and Toledo Stamping.

Pat’s background includes certifications in Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Theory of Constraints, and Total Quality Management systems, including Facilitator roles.  He is a Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager and Six Sigma Black Belt.

After serving in the United States Navy, Pat earned his Engineering and Business degrees from the University of Toledo.  He was born and raised in Toledo.  He and his wife of 29 years (Peggy) have two adult daughters and live in Maumee.

Watch more episodes from Patrick Good at Toledo Business Coaching:  Making Your Success a Reality

  1. Thanks Patrick for helping me understand the steps involved in hiring a Second in Command or a management team! What a great way to help my staff become more independent in my business and allow me to have more life balance!!

  2. Thanks Patrick for the great show on how to hire your second in command. It’s so important for us to realize that we are building a business that someday we want to be worth what we put into it. You always have great and insightful tips to help with this. The four steps you gave today to help hire your second in command are very helpful and simple to implement! Thanks for the great information as always.

  3. Great advice, Patrick! It’s really important that each business have a second in command or management team to take the burden off one person and make the business run without you sometime.

  4. This is such an important show Patrick… Hiring my second in command is definitely something to think about. I’m actually in need of starting this process right now. Your steps are really helping me, especially when shifting from manager to coach. It has made a world of difference to hear directly from my workers what they think and how they would tackle situations. Thank you so much!

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