Eric is a collaborative leader who is passionate about empowering individuals to lead and be led in an inclusive environment that energizes teams, unleashes creativity and cultivates a work-life harmony that is as productive as it is joyful.
“This is the call for leadership today, to reevaluate the fires and the friction that caused them, not as battles to be fought, but as opportunities for learning and potential paths to progress. For there is no forward movement without a little bit of friction to give us traction.”​



About Eric Strafel

Eric Strafel, an author, business mentor and former business executive, is passionate about helping others grow profits and scale with purpose while leveraging their strengths, maintaining their values and harmonizing all of life’s pursuits. He is on a mission to share collaborative leadership strategies and create opportunities for a more human-centric and inclusive planet.

For more than 20 years, Eric has dedicated himself to building forward-thinking teams and scaling innovation to create transformational organizations that thrive in an increasingly entrepreneurial and purpose-driven world. He is releasing his first book as a tool to assist leaders in transforming their businesses to embrace and manage change while empowering teams to fulfill their purpose.

In addition to his writings on leadership and experience leading diverse teams, Eric has partnered with co-working and entrepreneur spaces including The Study USA in Texas and CO+HOOTS in Arizona, where he works to empower businesses and next-generation entrepreneurs. He is committed to building a more inclusive business environment that allows entrepreneurs, startups and enterprise companies to lead, innovate and scale with purpose.


This year’s most anticipated business leadership book!​

SUMMi7 founder Eric Strafel shares decades of experience as a CEO. He provides real-world scenarios to assist leaders in transforming their businesses to embrace and manage change, while empowering teams to fulfill their missions. The book demonstrates how collaborative leadership—from frontline employees to the C-suite—enables companies to reach the highest peaks, increase work-life harmony and scale with purpose.


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