From Missionary To Founder To Highly Successful CEO: Lynn Elfers’ experience in Costa Rica helped shape the founding of her successful company. Along the way she learned about the importance of body language, creating a board of directors, and how to scale a global company. She has an fascinating story and is an inspirational leader.
Name: Lynn Elfers, Founder & CEO
Company: Affordable Language Services
Powerful Promise of Value: Affordable Language Services offers professional translation services across the world. They provide qualified and tested medical, legal, and community interpreters as well as professional translation expertise and services across a range of industries. Plus they guaranteed to meet your deadline!
Headquartered In: Blue Ash, Ohio
Significant Difference Between (Co) Founder & CEO: “You have to stop doing everything yourself…and you have to really let go and let other people do it…lead them to want to do it with the same motivation that you have yourself…”
Blind Spot: “I do have pretty much a high standard for myself and others…and it’s hard when you realize that something hasn’t been done the right way to not in my case show it on my face to people…and sometimes people will read me wrong and think that I am angry when really I am just perplexed or disappointed… ”
Favorite Resource for Productivity: David Allen’s book, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
Favorite Resource that helps with the Founder to CEO role shift: The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It
Favorite Founder: Clay Mathile (Former CEO and owner of The Iams Company, Clay is also the founder and Chairman of the Board of Aileron)
Contact: 513-745-0888, www.affordablelanguageservices.com