Episode 102

Published on:

28th Jun 2021

Proper Team Dynamics with Alex and Rosa Chalekian

No one ever says running a business is easy, and there’s always bound to be challenges and obstacles ahead no matter how much you prepare.

But, one really great way to help with these problems is if you have hard-working employees, and top-notch inclusive company culture.

For this episode, I’ve invited my really good friends Alex and Rosa Chalekian, a happily married couple who run a successful firm together. Today they’ll be sharing with us the importance of proper team dynamics, the challenges they’ve faced while running their own firm, and just how they built up this amazing team culture.

If you’re looking to get a better understanding of how team dynamics and relationships can affect you, then be sure to tune into this episode!


>> Alex and Rosa’s background

>> The dynamics of working with your significant other 

>> Challenges Alex and Rosa faced running their firm 

>> Hiring the right person and treating them right 

>> Work culture 

>> Other business ventures of the Chalekian’s

>> How Alex and Rosa expanded their firm 

>> Alex and Rosa’s words of encouragement 


Connect with Alex 







Connect with Rosa 




If you loved this episode, you have to listen to these episodes as well:

>> What Does it take to Build a Mission-Driven Business? with Brian Thompson

>> Building Dreams through Business with Hope Newsome

>> ‎Minority Money: Bringing Home the Dinero with “Latina Money” Janet Cruz Padrón on Apple Podcasts




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Emlen Miles-Mattingly

Emlen Miles-Mattingly is the CEO and founder of Gen Next Wealth. He spends much of his waking day striving to bring more value to the table for his clients, with the goal of helping them align their money with their values. Ultimately working with clients to make a lifetime of smart decisions with their resources.
With nearly 19 years of experience in the financial services industry, he decided to leave the large corporations and start his own independent firm. It is his passion to keep the client's best interest in mind when making recommendations. Everyday Emlen wakes up knowing he has an opportunity to learn something new and is excited to share what he has discovered with people in need of it. He has a bachelor’s in business administration and is currently enrolled in coursework to obtain the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER designation.
Emlen was born and raised in the small town of Madera, CA this is also where the firm is located. He is married to Maricela and they have 4 children Jada, Mia, Emlen II, and Ecella. We have a very active life, we enjoy working out, hiking, craft beer and escaping to the coast whenever possible.