All posts by Todd Uterstaedt

210 — Josh Haynam

Podcast Summary:

Ever had trouble hiring sales professionals? Josh has. Ever had trouble firing a friend? Josh has. Ever had trouble learning how to grow your company when you are an introverted Founder & CEO? Josh has. Ever declared victory over stagnant growth? Josh has.

If after listening to Josh Haynam’s stories you aren’t inspired to lean into your own leadership genius and use that more authentically, then you may want to listen again. For example, Josh’s candid story and heart ache around firing early employees, including his friend, is something we can all learn from. And, his thoughts on Founder self-awareness are just spot on.

Plus, you’ll learn about his fast-growing technology that is creating a BIG number of Sales leads for a growing number of clients. Let me know what you think about this interview with Josh Haynam.

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209 — Nick Sarillo

Podcast Summary:

One of the things that I value about speaking to Founders from around the world is the ability to learn from the diversity of experiences that many Founders bring to the table. Nick is no exception. After reading Nick’s book, “A Slice of the Pie,” I was very motivated to invite Nick onto our show and gain the benefit of hearing his moving story.

As a Founder & CEO, if you are struggling with shaping the culture of your growing company, you may want to take a page out of Nick’s book: turn your startup into a school that uplifts, teaches, and grows leaders. That’s what Nick did and that helped him weather many storms including the one he shares about how he almost lost it all. Listen and learn.

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208 — Todd Uterstaedt

Podcast Summary:

It’s the beginning of a time period that I know too well. It’s a quiet thing that happens behind the scenes with a Founder & CEO and a small number of people. It’s usually a secretive process. I am talking about the end of the year decisions about who may need to leave your team.

For those of you who don’t have regular talent conversations, end of the year financial issues often serve as a catalyst for conversations about team members that may be let go before the end of the year. I’m not suggesting this is good, I am suggesting it is reality.

In this episode I share 10 questions you may want to ask yourself before you fire a team member.

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207 — Todd Uterstaedt

Podcast Summary:

It’s Thanksgiving Week in the United States. It’s one of my favorite times of the year. And because of that I thought it might be a good time to interrupt our usual interview format with “10 Ways Founders Can Express Personal Gratitude With Little Or No Money Or Times.”

I thought of this because I’ve been keenly aware of the impact a little bit of gratitude can have on a Founder’s team. And, I know how much it can transform your leadership. Great leadership starts with genuine gratitude.

I’d be curious what you think about my ideas…especially number 9 and 10.

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