STS Founder & Chairman Rob Follows participated in a fireside chat at the Real Leaders Virtual Summit with Real Leaders General Manager and Podcast Host Kevin Edwards. Rob was invited to join the annual live summit that included a roster of esteemed speakers and thought leaders such as Tony Robbins, Ed Mylett, Cristina Mittermeier, and Pete Vargas among others.
During his fireside chat, Rob Follows explained why he founded STS, how he uses speaking as a platform to inspire other leaders to make an impact, and his personal definition of being a real leader. The full video recording of the fireside chat can be viewed on the Real Leaders website.
In addition to Rob being recognized as a Real Leaders One To Watch speaker, STS was also awarded as a top impact company for 2023 by Real Leaders magazine. Real Leaders is an impact-focused business publication and community that strives to inspire CEOs across industries to leave the world far better than they found it. The Impact Awards is an annual ranking of 300 impact companies that are solving existential problems through innovative and sustainable market-based solutions.
At STS, we are on a mission to generate billions of dollars in new philanthropic and impact capital through M&A. By helping our clients sell strategically, we achieve maximum financial returns and provide the opportunity to reinvest those proceeds for good through philanthropic activities, which empowers them to leave a lasting legacy and create their own path from Success to Significance™.
We are humbled that Rob Follows and our firm have received these accolades from Real Leaders. It is an honor to be recognized alongside the world's top purpose-driven leaders and companies that are creating positive social and environmental impact.
We congratulate all the other leaders who were featured in the 2023 Real Leaders Virtual Summit, and the mission-driven businesses that have received special recognitions from Real Leaders.