Podcast

Podcast Summary: I first learned of Alexander through his candid blog post a few months ago. It was entitled, “The Transition From Founder To CEO.” Since Alexander helps small business leaders grow their businesses, I took note of his own sharing on the struggle from Founder to CEO and thought…

Podcast Summary: Many of you tell me that building and developing your team is your number one challenge as a Founder. There are many tools that can help you with this monumental task. Until Darrin Murriner and his team at Cloverleaf came along, no one really aggregated the enormous amount…

Podcast Summary: We learned a lot from our Founder podcast guests this past year. From a two time Olympian, 27 year veteran, Emmy award winner, New York Times best selling author, and many more, we learned that there is no one, perfect path from Founder to CEO. So,  in order…

Podcast Summary: Adam Braun may be best known for his New York Times Bestselling Book, “The Promise of a Pencil,” and the incredible organization he and his team created, Pencils of Promise, where hundreds of schools were built around the world. What you may not know is that Adam has…

Podcast Summary: What can a 72-year-old first-time Founder teach you about scaling a company? A lot, it turns out. Paul Tasner will make you think more deeply about the impact you have a Founder & CEO and the legacy you’ll have many years after starting your company.

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…

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…

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…

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…