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One of the most valuable people on your team is your operations manager. They get you out of the day to day, so you can focus on growing your company. So where can you find one? Today on the show, we have Jeremy Pope, the founder of The Closing Engine, who is interviewing Mandi on how to hire an operations manager, even if you don’t have the budget for one yet.

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Introducing: The Hands-Off CEO Podcast

Today I am launching the Hands off CEO Podcast - and every Thursday I’ll be sharing a new interview or episode getting into the nitty-gritty of scaling a service business. Because it’s launch day, and everyone loves a good binge listen, I’ve released 3 episodes for you. You can listen to them on this page by… Read More!

Do you offer brains, hands, or both?

What do you sell? Brains, hands, or both? Do you offer an expensive set of hands, or outcomes that your clients salivate over? Most often service business lead with their process. “We have state of the art equipment, and we are the very best [engineering, marketing, tech solutions] company around. We are better than all… Read More!

[FOMO warning] Pics and drone footage of our Hands-Off CEO beach retreat

Yesterday was our final day for our first Hands-Off CEO beach retreat. I am in deep gratitude of the massive shifts were made. You can see the drone video shot of us here in the beach house and the ocean and lagoon around us. Leadership was dramatically up-leveled for each CEO. ‘Smartcuts’ were found by all. Everyone… Read More!

Muscling up vs. scaling smart – don’t burn out before reaching the top

Muscling up vs. scaling smart - don’t burn out before reaching the top Novice rock climbers, especially young strong guys, will muscle up a rock face using mostly their arms. While I admire this ability because I do not have that kind of upper body strength, it’s a short-sighted approach. Party up the slab, he'll… Read More!