The Hands-Off CEO Blog

Free Up 10 Hours Per Week and Get More Done In Less Time

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How to reclaim 10 hours weekly to get more done in less time. You can then invest that time into focused work on the business, accelerating profits.

Are You Delivering a 20X ROI and Standing Out From The Competition?

Learn how to start delivering 10X and even 20X of your return of investment and stand out from the crowd.

Finding Deeper Business Success Without Working Harder – Pt. 1

CEO who found deeper success without working harder

More growth is possible. More transformation is possible. Learn how to work less and make more with the Hands-Off CEO approach.

A Tale of 2 Agencies: One Doubled Sales In 6 Months and Increased Fees 300%…

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Learn how agencies can go 2 different paths just by adapting their business approaches.

How to Get Your Team to OWN It! Delegating Ownership – E92

Delegating ownership frees up time for CEOs so they can focus on the business. Mandi Ellefson talks about the right way to let go of your business and hand the reins over to capable leaders, and how this helps you actually work on growing the business.   Key Ideas: The challenge with delegating ownership is that if you don’t scale…

A Million Dollars in Agency Sales in 6 months with Jaco Grobbelaar and Jon Sooy – E82

Can you imagine going from 3,000 to 30,000 visits a month? BroadVision Marketing takes clients from local to national levels, adding millions of dollars in as little as 6 months. Mandi’s guests Jaco Grobbelaar and Jon Sooy of BroadVision Marketing share how they scale their clients further than they could have ever imagined.  You’ll hear Mandi, Jaco and Jon talk…

The Biggest Sales Mistake that Keeps CEOs Stuck in Service Delivery – E77

In this week’s solo episode of Hands-Off CEO, Mandi Ellefson explains how selling the wrong offer traps you in the company as CEO. You’ll hear Mandi talk about: Mandi shares an example of selling the wrong package at the wrong time. [1:16] Hands-Off CEO takes their clients through an intensive and thorough process to generate growth. “It used to take…

Using “Specialized Content” to Attract Consulting Clients with Michael Zipursky – E72

 Mandi Ellefson’s guest is Michael Zipursky, CEO and co-founder of Consulting Success and bestselling author. Consulting Success is the most comprehensive learning platform for serious consultants and skilled professionals who want to grow a stable and reliable consulting practice that attracts high-value clients. Michael has advised organizations like Financial Times, Dow Jones, and RBC, and helped Panasonic launch new…

Fight Rapid Inflation + 10 Offer Factors to Profitably Scale – E67

In this solo episode of Hands-Off CEO, Mandi Ellefson discusses how to fight profit erosion in a time of rapid inflation, and what factors are necessary to scale profitably. You’ll hear Mandi talk about: A lot of consulting agency CEOs find themselves stuck in a cycle of company productivity that’s driven by their productivity, Mandi shares. This makes it difficult…

We’ve Achieved a Million Dollars of Growth in a Year – E65

Mandi Ellefson’s guests are Josh LaMar and Marcelo Chinellato, co-founders of Amplinate, formerly known as Authentique UX. Amplinate is committed to promoting cross-cultural understanding and deepening human connection through ethical product design. With almost two decades of cumulative experience across 18 countries, they help tech companies fast track domestic and international product growth without wasting money on designing and developing…