35 episodes

Between Kyle and Matt, they’ve started, scaled, bought, and sold multiple businesses for decades. Every week, they hop on a call to discuss ideas and strategies to push through growth challenges and scale up sales, marketing, and operations.

The Racki & Symes Podcast Kyle Racki and Matt Symes

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Between Kyle and Matt, they’ve started, scaled, bought, and sold multiple businesses for decades. Every week, they hop on a call to discuss ideas and strategies to push through growth challenges and scale up sales, marketing, and operations.

    Growing Your Business in a New Direction

    Growing Your Business in a New Direction

    Kyle and Matt discuss how to transition from one market segment, product, or delivery method to a new one when the journey will take months or years and you still need to support the old way in the meantime.  

    • 33 min
    Alternative Ways To Fund Your Company

    Alternative Ways To Fund Your Company

    In this episode, Kyle and Matt discuss the difficulty in raising dilutive and non-dilutive working capital in the current economy and alternative ways to drive cash flow within a business.

    • 32 min
    Is Your Business Dying of Indisgestion?

    Is Your Business Dying of Indisgestion?

    In this episode, Kyle and Matt discuss the adage, 'companies die of indigestion, not starvation'. They talk through how founder/CEOs can decide which opportunities to pursue in a way that doesn't slow down their company from its core focus. 

    • 41 min
    How to Plan 12 Months of Content In Less Than A Day

    How to Plan 12 Months of Content In Less Than A Day

    Kyle and Matt talk about the nuance of niching down to increase your reach, and how Kyle used an online course during the holidays combined with ChatGPT to plan out a whole year's worth of content. This is close to an hour but well worth the full listen. Kyle and Matt are also starting a monthly book club. January's book is Marshall Goldsmiths, The Earned Life. 

    • 54 min
    End Of Year Recommendations: Books, Resolutions, Reflections

    End Of Year Recommendations: Books, Resolutions, Reflections

    Kyle and Matt discuss our favorite books we've read this year, both business and non-business, lessons contained, along with how we each think about new years resolutions, planning the next year, and reflecting on the past one. This marks year one of the podcast. Thank you to our listeners. Happy Holidays!

    • 35 min
    How 'In The Weeds' Should a CEO be?

    How 'In The Weeds' Should a CEO be?

    Kyle and Matt discuss Elon Musk's current involvement in Twitter, and compare it to more down-to-earth examples. How much should a CEO be involved inside the business vs working on the business, and they discuss some frameworks to keep CEO's at cloud level.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

OneRedCat ,

Knowledge Mic Drop

There are so many podcasts out there that ar e purely hypothetical. But Kyle and Matt know what they’re talking about and deliver it with incredible clarity. Must listen.

Jessica34bridge ,

See inside real business challenges

This podcast pulls back the curtain on real business challenges and the solutions, the struggles and the chewy questions that founders, entrepreneurs and their teams need to wrestle. You will hear honest, behind the scenes stories on growth - and failing. This is 100% worth your time. And the book recommendations are on point!!

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