Greg Hansen

Leadership · Company Culture · Consulting · Lean startup · Management · Start Ups · Business Strategy

About Me

Greg is the Owner and Managing Partner of Hans & Company, a management consulting company that serves mid to large-sized private, public, and social sector institutions He is a Silicon Valley native, husband, and father of three lovely daughters and one son. He is a graduate from San Jose State University, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Liberty University, and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Husband, father, and entrepreneur are the three words that describe him best. He gets up at 5 a.m., reads two books per week, and finds fulfillment in helping others. His background is in financial services, sales, consulting, nonprofits, and startups. Personality Type: ESTJ (“The Executive”). ‘Strengthsfinder 2.0’ results: Context, Learner, Achiever, Intellection, Self-Assurance. DISC Profile: High "D". The goal of his life is to lead with courage, integrity, and purpose. By serving others and providing value in the marketplace, Greg can impact the marketplace for future generations.

My blog posts

The 10 Commandments of Retail

Retail is a multi-trillion dollar industry in the United States. In 2017, total sales hit a new high of $5.7 trillion dollars, according to the U.S. Census. This was better than the pre-recession high of $4.4 trillion dollars in 2007 and also represents a 42 percent increase from the low of $4.06 trillion dollars in 2009.

How to Motivate Employees with Incentives

Starting a company is tough work and getting the right people in the right spots can be just as difficult. Founders often scratch their heads after they hire good people and just don't seem to be getting results.

7 Ways Laws Can Avoid Killing Startups

The great Sir William Blackstone was an English jurist and professor who produced the historical treatise on the common law called Commentaries on the Laws of England. He once said that, "the law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind."