- Power up your network, expand your influence
- Overcome the traps of time, powerlessness,and negative emotions
- Drive meaningful strategic change across your company and industry
- Accomplish the powerful goals you’re uniquely positioned to achieve
- Connect your personal passions with your company’s goals
- Master a system for selling your vision, and succeeding with the projects you’re most passionate about
Vince Thompson is a Manager. Over the course of his career he has spent 15 years leading teams in a variety of hotbeds for learning: First in restaurants, then in television stations then for seven years as Regional Vice President of Sales for America Online. Vince helps Internet companies scale revenue by building advertising sales businesses and better integrating and empowering those in the middle.
For the first time manager or the C-Level leader capable of influencing major strategic change, there was little for the veteran manager looking to gain more success and contribute at a higher level.
Thompson set out to understand all of the resources available to managers and conduct a detailed online survey of their attitudes and empowerment. Then Vince conducted interviews of over 100 managers at various stages of their careers. These managers worked at companies such as Harrah’s, Bank of America, Nordstrom, GE, Airbus and Rawlings.
Many industries undergoing creative destruction and reinvention Managers in the Middle have a new found power and importance and hold the key to reinventing business and our workplace.
The goal is to introduce Managers to their true power and purpose and show them how to work Ignition Points that’ll deliver the success they deserve. It’s time to take our business and career back and Ignited will show the way.
In addition to Vince’s work in front line management, he created AOL’s first sales training and leadership organization as has spoken as an expert on the field of Online Advertising.
Vince holds an undergraduate degree in Communications and a Masters Degree in Business Administration.
Books by Vince Thompson
- Ignited: Managers, Light up Your Career for More Power, More Purpose and More Success
- Media Selling.