The Hands-Off CEO Blog

How to Profitably Hire and Train a Great Assistant to Scale Your Consulting Agency with Timothy Francis

Timothy Francis from Great Assistant was Mandi’s guest on the podcast today. Through his work as a private consultant, Tim noticed that entrepreneurs desperately needed help with the minutiae involved with running a business – they needed to get those administrative and operational tasks off their plate. Tim started Great Assistant to help entrepreneurs hire an assistant, retain them for…

Tom Shapiro Shares How Working Less Helped His Company Double Their Revenue – Episode 16

Mandi and CEO Tom Shapiro highlight the journey of Stratabeat, Tom’s digital marketing agency. There’s so much to learn from Tom and the way he’s been able to grow his company; doubling in size in just 18 months. All while Tom was able to work less and depend on the incredible team he’s building. He used the “spare” time to…

How to Hire an Operations Manager – Episode 14

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…

Step Back to Step Up: Scaling Your Business by Letting Go – Episode 12

Your hands are full managing your clients, managing the team, running the business, doing the strategy — where are you going to find room to grow? If you’re feeling stuck on the hamster wheel, this episode of the Hands-Off CEO Podcast is for you. Today, we’re talking about letting go so you can scale up.

The Real Cost of Bad Onboarding with Kristen Gallagher – Episode 3

When you’re trying to scale, one of the biggest challenges you face is bringing on new team members. Chances are you’ll face a high turnover rate as you figure out what roles you need to fill and the type of person who should fill it. But what if it’s YOUR fault that a new hire isn’t living up to your…

Do THIS to Grow to the Next Stage in your Service Business… 

What growth stage is your service business at? Survival > Stability > Success || Scale There are 4 stages for service businesses. But most never get past Stability or Success. They don’t believe the 4th stage Scale is even possible for a service business because it’s too dependent on the owner. Growing to scale is possible, and below are the actions you…

What you Must Know Before Making Your Next Hire!

I am so excited to share with you a great resource with hiring tips, pitfalls, and best practices. Read on for the goods. I’d like to introduce Shannon Richards, a colleague and friend of mine. She is the owner of Pro Staff Advisors, a recruiting firm built to find the prefect fit for those hard to fill positions. After obtaining…