I’m Yasser Youssef, President of The Budd Group, entrepreneur, devoted dad, husband, thought leader, author of the popular blog The Path to Lead and a featured speaker on a variety of life and leadership topics. My mission is for you to identify your own unique path to leadership — one that transforms the world around you, leaving it a better place.


My speaking style is engaging and friendly, and my guiding principle is to help audiences build a culture of change, growth, leadership excellence, innovation and continuous improvement. I speak from my own extensive experience in the business-to-business service sector and use personal stories and values-based thinking to present strategically… LEARN MORE


As a neutral third party who listens intently and encourages transparency and authentic conversation, I am often asked to facilitate meetings at corporate retreats or in the office. As a meeting facilitator, I work with executive teams to develop full- or half-day sessions around business planning and process, incorporating many of the… LEARN MORE

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

Winston Churchill

“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

Abraham Lincoln