In this episode of Leaders On The Ride podcast, host Lydia Pierre speaks with Ryan Weiss, President and Founder of Effective Performance Strategies (EPS Zone). Ryan shares his inspiring story of how he founded his first company at 16 years old to pay for his college education, and how he has gone on to successfully found three companies and work as a global executive. Ryan talks about how his family has played an important role in his life, how his father helped him when he was young, how he paid for his college education, how he moved 17 times in 7 years with his wife and kids, and how he made the decision to walk away from the corporate world and start his own company, and move his kids closer to family. Ryan speaks about how his experiences and expertise have transformed companies to meet the challenges of process definition, design, and implementation. EPS Zone offers a wide array of services such as Organizational Performance, Training, and Integrated Consulting and Services (OPTIC(S)™) that helps businesses achieve their full potential by aligning people and processes, enhancing performance and fulfilling their purpose. Ryan's mantra is that “Clearly aligned processes enable your team to perform & ultimately fulfill your organization’s purpose!”. Ryan's story of balancing his career and family, and his decision to leave corporate America to pursue his passion is truly inspiring.