Welcome to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section of my site. This is the place to find many answers about Takis Athanassiou and his work, as well as the operations and points of interest related to how this site operates.
Here you can find collected information and resources scattered all over the site as well as channels of communication with the owner of this blog.
This section has been compiled by questions that came to me via email or the communities and here I have tried to provide the best answers I can give in order for you to find what you are looking for!
Who is Takis Athanassiou?
I am a husband, father to two twin daughters, writer, blogger, business consultant, and trainer. I try to learn all the time new things and implement what I am learning in the things I do. As a person, I am extrovert, goals oriented and principle-based person. I try to maintain a work-life balance and dedicate more time to my family while optimizing my work and work more effectively.
I love books and comic reading, I write a lot and for many things. I try to find the time to exercise every day and when I have the time I play games (strategy and simulations are my best ones) and spend time with my friends.
What is your professional background?
I have a long experience in the corporate world (in various positions) with roles ranging from programming, systems development, and course building to managerial, executive and senior consulting positions.
I was an e-Learning Business Unit director trying to coordinate existing projects and develop new business having participated in more than 95 successful projects and more than 200 Proposals and Call for tenders.
Have you developed any products or/and courses?
Yes as a matter of a fact I have developed various products mostly books and courses. You can read more information about them here!
Do you have a newsletter?
Yes, I have in order to communicate with you my best insights, ideas, and strategies. You can find more information here.
Do you have any free resources I can check on?
There are many free resources on this site that can help you start, build or grow a digital business and develop an audience around your brand!
If you are a newcomer the first thing you have to do is to take a look at this page and proceed to the topics that may interest you more. You will find all the articles provided in my blog in their respectful categories (to choose the ones you are more interested in) or you can listen to the interviews provided in my podcast. You can also take a look at the videos I have to see if something can help you move further towards your goals!
Besides these, there is a page with my top resources most of which are free!
Do you have a podcast and where I can get it?
Yes, I have developed, run and operate the Leadership Execution Podcast. This podcast is “focusing on various Leadership Initiatives in life and business. Its goal is to explore the different approaches and ideas that can make a difference today!”
Do you have any communities I can join in?
If you are interested in making a difference in your life and/or business you need the right incentives and plenty of help from people followed your own path. This is the reason I have developed various communities you can find information, resources, and support for achieving your objectives.
Please come in and join the ones interested you most!
What do you do now?
In general, I am dealing with many things either personal or professional ones. I try to keep a running log here if you are interested.
Do you have any awards, kudos or recommendations?
My blog has been nominated and selected many times as one of the best ones in the areas of leadership, small business and effectiveness.
Find more information on this page.
Where are your press references?
If you are interested in where else I have written or I am active, please check this page.
Do you accept guest posts?
Yes, I do as long are well-written and relevant to my blog. For more information please check this page.
Do you offer sponsorship opportunities?
Yes, I do offer a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for products and services I think can benefit most of my readers.
How can I contact you? Do you have other profiles?
The best way to contact me is by using the form provided on this page. On the same page, you will also find more of my profiles for connecting with me on various social media services. I try to respond to everyone (yes, I do it personally) no matter what the question or query is.
In which sites are you currently active?
I try to use my available resources in the best way I can and to limit the interactions and tasks produced by the multiplication of the systems used.
- Leadership Training Academy. It is my main training site and aims at providing courses and tutorials about many topics of interest.
- Leaders Training Club. This is a site inspired by sites like Udemy and aims to provide courses more focused on Internet Business and Digital Marketing.
- Gumroad is one of the best e-commerce sites I have ever used and still one of my favorite places for marketing, sale and distribute products. My personal page on Gumroad is aiming to be one-stop-shop for the majority of my digital products and especially my eBooks (the other is Amazon of course!)
- Lead Marketing Shop is my first approach for a dropshipping site. It is the place I collect the best products and items from various categories and introduce them to you.