Category Archives: Podcast

272 — Elena Valentine

Podcast Summary:

Elena’s passion for excellence will inspire you. She has grown her company on the premise that the company’s actions will mirror the values it espouses to its clients. I especially like her thoughts on freeing up your time as Founder and CEO to think through things such as culture and values.

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10 Top Founders Reveal Their Secrets to Scaling Up

Did you know that fewer than 25% of Founding CEOs have led their companies to initial public offerings?

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You’ll also receive our ezine full of podcast updates and tips and tricks from Todd.

271 — Kyle Racki

Podcast Summary:

This is Kyle’s second time on the show. When he published his new book, I know I had to bring him back on. We had a great discussions about three key points from Chapter 12 of his book:

  • How to confront difficult conversations with employees
  • Give the vision…No good employee wants you to force them to “paint by numbers”
  • How to make hard decisions, easier

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10 Top Founders Reveal Their Secrets to Scaling Up

Did you know that fewer than 25% of Founding CEOs have led their companies to initial public offerings?

Download the PDF today!

You’ll also receive our ezine full of podcast updates and tips and tricks from Todd.

270 — Cashmere Nicole

Podcast Summary:

“Better, Not Bitter” is this Founder’s motto. If you are feeling down, overwhelmed, exhausted, or just feel like giving up the Founder game…listen to Cashmere and email me and tell me you still feel the same way. Cashmere’s strength and tenacity will remind you that we all go through difficulties as we grow our businesses and ourselves. But, few of us have endured what she has gone through.

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10 Top Founders Reveal Their Secrets to Scaling Up

Did you know that fewer than 25% of Founding CEOs have led their companies to initial public offerings?

Download the PDF today!

You’ll also receive our ezine full of podcast updates and tips and tricks from Todd.

269 — Benoit Lagarde

Podcast Summary:

Imagine you are from a foreign county and you are in the United States growing your startup. All of a sudden the city seizes your office space and a major recession hits and you have to lay off a large portion of your company. What would YOU do? Listen to what Benoit did and get a lesson you might not expect.

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book-image

10 Top Founders Reveal Their Secrets to Scaling Up

Did you know that fewer than 25% of Founding CEOs have led their companies to initial public offerings?

Download the PDF today!

You’ll also receive our ezine full of podcast updates and tips and tricks from Todd.