25 episodes

Recorded before a live audience of leading executives, CEO Campfire Chat teaches you how to accelerate your revenue growth by learning from others who have been there. CEOs of mid-size companies share the inside story behind strategies and actions that drove substantial growth. If you’re an executive of a middle-market, PE-backed company and need proven processes and strategies to reliably grow your revenue now, within your limited time and resources, this is the show for you.

CEO Campfire Chat Rob Ristagno

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Recorded before a live audience of leading executives, CEO Campfire Chat teaches you how to accelerate your revenue growth by learning from others who have been there. CEOs of mid-size companies share the inside story behind strategies and actions that drove substantial growth. If you’re an executive of a middle-market, PE-backed company and need proven processes and strategies to reliably grow your revenue now, within your limited time and resources, this is the show for you.

    Scale Your Professional Services Firm Without Working Overtime

    Scale Your Professional Services Firm Without Working Overtime

    Professional services firms are essentially run on the premise of selling access to your team’s time and expertise. So when it comes time to scale, how do you do it without loading everyone down with endless work? Tom Barry, Managing Partner of GHJ Advisors, shares the four levers his team relies on to fuel growth.

    • 33 min
    Develop a Repeatable Process to Grow Your Brand

    Develop a Repeatable Process to Grow Your Brand

    The consumer packaged goods space is notoriously difficult to break into. But Colin Darretta and the team at Innovation Department have formulated a repeatable process for starting, launching, and growing CPG wellness brands. With three CPG companies already in their expanding portfolio, Colin shares their recipe for success.

    • 44 min
    Growing Through Complexity with Commonsense Strategies

    Growing Through Complexity with Commonsense Strategies

    Sharon Love, President and CEO of Community Brands, manages dozens of brands and a team of thousands spanning the globe. That’s a lot of complexity, but Sharon finds that focusing on basic tenets—like listening to employees, creating commonsense sales incentives, and letting each brand lean into their unique superpowers—keeps things surprisingly simple.

    • 41 min
    The Pros and Cons of Intrapreneurship

    The Pros and Cons of Intrapreneurship

    Many organizations claim to support innovation, but what happens when a fledgling company begins to grow within an enterprise business? Terry Jones, founder of both Travelocity and Kayak, shares the difference between his experience with intrapreneurship at Travelocity— the organization began within American Airlines—and more traditional entrepreneurship with Kayak.

    • 46 min
    How Company Culture Influences Organic Growth

    How Company Culture Influences Organic Growth

    David Kinsley became president of the family business, The Kinsley Group, 12 years ago. In that time, he’s grown the organization six and a half times over. He shares how having a company culture focused on compassion and empathy—for customers, employees, and the planet—has driven this success.

    • 38 min
    Unearthing Your Best Customers

    Unearthing Your Best Customers

    Bryan Clayton was already a landscaping pro when he decided to found GreenPal to solve a problem he saw in the industry. He shares how listening closely to customers enabled him to build a blossoming platform that connects lawn care providers with homeowners across the US.

    • 36 min

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CMD06 ,

Worth your time!

Give this one a shot, you will not regret it. Useful, actionable advice and insights.

The Artful Writer ,

Informative, insightful, and entertaining

Each week Rob Ristagno hosts CEOs who are standouts in their field and through his interviews with them shows why they have risen to the top. Rob’s CEO guests openly share their insights and innovations giving listeners the opportunity to think about how to apply these lessons to their own business. Questions to the CEOs from Rob’s live audience enrich the conversation. Rob’s sense of humor and the variety of topics covered make this podcast a must-listen.

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Not your typical business podcast format

Rob sits down with CEOs in front of a live audience, and they all get to interact with and ask questions of each episode’s guest. It’s a dynamic format, and it’s exciting to get a first-hand look at CEOs’ thought processes when it comes to tackling challenges or hurdles they face within their organization.

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