The Hands-Off CEO Blog

Service Innovation – BEING BETTER & The Impact on Profits and Business Valuation

Want bigger profits… Better results from your team… Higher paying clients… ? YOU must be better. On the podcast, I’ll share with you 4 ways how you can innovate your service to make it more profitable, and easier to sell too.   100% Responsibility as the Leader Being a Hands-Off CEO is about 100% responsibility as the leader. Letting go,…

3 Ways You Can Fail with Hiring an Operations Manager – Episode 210

Next to hiring salespeople, hiring an Operations Manager is the most difficult position to hire for. I’m going to share the three ways that we see CEO’s fail when hiring a Second in Command. And then how to get them right. Even if you find a great candidate, you won’t be able to retain them for long if you haven’t…

How to Get your Sales Team to Perform Better (Even If It’s You) – Episode 209

In today’s episode, we highlight one of the tools from Scale to Freedom that we use to help our clients get better results with sales AND be prepared to hire and train a sales team. Listen in to hear how our Client Success Map helps you and / or your sales team buy into the true value of the service you’re…

Getting Past Stagnation to 35+% Growth Year Over Year with Shaun Buck – Episode 208

Shaun Buck owns The Newsletter Pro, based out of Boise, Idaho. It’s now a 60+ member team and the nation’s largest custom print newsletter company. His $10MM marketing services company maintain aggressive growth  because it can run without him for months. #120 on Inc.’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies list Shaun and The Newsletter Pro landed at No. 120 on the Inc. 500 Fastest…

Are You Willing to Rock the Boat to Create the Business and Life you Love? – Episode 207

To have the level of success and freedom you want, you have to be willing to rock the boat. Often these breakdowns are such great gifts because it leads to powerfully choosing what we do want. “Pretty good” and “OK” are the biggest obstacles we have working with agency owners. They’re afraid to rock the boat to be able to…

How an Overworked Consulting Agency CEO Went from $600K to over $3MM in 3 Years – Episode 206

Today, Philip Nickerson from Aqua Production Systems is here with me. Philip has a fantastic story about how he’s grown his company from quite humble beginnings. Now, he’s a Hands-Off CEO and has scaled up to multiple 7-figures. I wanted to share his powerful story because of the impact it’s had – not only for his family – but his…

From the Brink of Disaster to Multiple Profitable Hands-Off Businesses – Episode 205

I’m so excited to be sharing with you this episode with Tanya Korpi McLeod. She was a client that started with us about four years ago. We’re sharing her story of how it’s come full circle, how she sold the business. She took someone in her 20’s that she had just hired. And developed this young leader so that within…

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…

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.

[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 realized how hard they are…