The Hands-Off CEO Blog

Scale high-level, customized services to 10X business in 6 months – with Madeleine Silva

Madeleine Wyke Silva was my guest on the podcast today.  Madeleine Wyke Silva is the Healthcare Profit Strategist. She works with physicians to help them grow their practice and add $100K to their bottom line. When we first started working together, she was at a point where she was having real capacity issues. She could only work with a few…

The Three Gates to Get Through to Reach Higher Quality Clients with Brian Regienczuk

Brian Regienczuk was my guest on the podcast today.  Brian Regienczuk is the CEO and Founder of Agency Spotter, with a mission to liberate the data that helps professionals make better decisions around services suppliers, like marketing agencies. Brian consults to help top executives in the space, while leading the growth of Agency Spotter’s two products: SpotSource.com and AgencySpotter.com. In…

How to Scale Faster by Funding Growth with Lorne Greenfield

Lorne Greenfield was my guest on the podcast today. Lorne is the CEO of Capital Concepts LLC, his 21st startup company. A native of Montreal, Canada, Lorne holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master’s Degree from Stanford University. For the past 20 years, Lorne has focused on ensuring companies experience the growth they desire.…

Podcast Prospecting – Scale Your Marketing with a Podcast as Your Hub with Steve Gordon

Steve Gordon was my guest on the podcast today. He’s a 2-time entrepreneur, and bestselling author of Unstoppable Referrals: 10x Referrals, Half the Effort and The Exponential Network Strategy. He’s the host of The Unstoppable CEO™ podcast, and has published over 400 articles on marketing and sales for professional service firms. His firm, The Unstoppable Agency helps consultants and digital…

The Top 5 Reasons Why Consulting Agencies Fail at Scaling

So you’re ready to scale your consulting agency.  Business is good. You have lots of projects coming in. You’re profitable. Maybe you’re even thinking about hiring more staff to help you out. This is a pivotal time in your business. And there are common pitfalls that can keep you from scaling successfully. In today’s podcast episode, Mandi takes a deeper…

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…

How to Get Dramatically Better Results for Your Clients Without Extra Investment or New Skills – Episode 212

How to get dramatically better results for your clients

How do we get such great results for our clients? And how can you model what we’re doing so that you can generate bigger results for YOUR clients? You become the very best in your industry by delivering better results. You’re able to charge fees that are at the top in your industry, and even create your own category –…

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 My McDonalds Job Led Me to Teach Agency Owners How to Double Profits and 4x Fees – Episode 204

I had to beg to be hired at McDonalds.  Newly married, my husband was in a demanding program at school, and I had to get a job. I was willing to do whatever it took to bring an income for my family. This McDonalds wasn’t hiring at the time, but even with an associates degree and 2 years experience at…