51 min

Episode 19: Scaling Up with Herb Cogliano DissedMedia: A Startup Story

    • Entrepreneurship

Welcome to another episode of DissedMedia's Startup Story, where we dive deep into the journeys of entrepreneurs and the businesses they’ve built and scaled. In this episode, we’re thrilled to have Herb Cogliano, an International Executive Business Coach and seasoned entrepreneur, who shares his insights on the Scaling Up methodology and its transformative impact on businesses.

Show Notes:


[00:00:00] Introduction to the episode and guests, Ben Olmos and Alan Landry.
[00:01:00] Welcoming Herb Cogliano to the show.
[00:02:00] Herb’s journey from knowing he was born to be an entrepreneur to leading his family business to success.
[00:03:00] The pivotal moment Sullivan and Cogliano embraced the Scaling Up methodology to overcome growth stagnation.
[00:05:00] Achieving double bottom line - profit with purpose, and the decision to exit the family business.
[00:06:00] Founding Aspire Growth Advisors and the motivation behind it.
[00:07:00] The challenges of scaling from startup to mid-market and how the Scaling Up framework addresses these issues.
[00:10:00] The importance of a clear vision and aligning the team with core values for effective scaling.
[00:15:00] Common pitfalls in the journey of growth and how to navigate them.
[00:20:00] Transitioning from working in the business to working on the business - increasing operational bandwidth.
[00:25:00] The significance of peer networks and mastermind groups in business growth.
[00:30:00] Herb’s role as a professor for the Scaling Up Master's Business Course and the concept of masterminding.
[00:40:00] Discussion on leadership and the importance of developing a strong team around you.
[00:45:00] Aspire Growth Advisors’ approach to helping businesses scale and the tools they use.
[00:50:00] Closing thoughts and where listeners can connect with Herb and learn more about Aspire Growth Advisors.

Resources Mentioned:


Mastering the Rockefeller Habits - Scaling Up by Verne Harnish
Aspire Growth Advisors

Connect with Herb Cogliano:

You can also connect Herb and Aspire Growth Advisors through their social media links on Facebook, LinkedIn and X (formally known as Twitter).



For more insights and actionable advice from successful entrepreneurs, stay tuned to DissedMedia's Startup Story.

Welcome to another episode of DissedMedia's Startup Story, where we dive deep into the journeys of entrepreneurs and the businesses they’ve built and scaled. In this episode, we’re thrilled to have Herb Cogliano, an International Executive Business Coach and seasoned entrepreneur, who shares his insights on the Scaling Up methodology and its transformative impact on businesses.

Show Notes:


[00:00:00] Introduction to the episode and guests, Ben Olmos and Alan Landry.
[00:01:00] Welcoming Herb Cogliano to the show.
[00:02:00] Herb’s journey from knowing he was born to be an entrepreneur to leading his family business to success.
[00:03:00] The pivotal moment Sullivan and Cogliano embraced the Scaling Up methodology to overcome growth stagnation.
[00:05:00] Achieving double bottom line - profit with purpose, and the decision to exit the family business.
[00:06:00] Founding Aspire Growth Advisors and the motivation behind it.
[00:07:00] The challenges of scaling from startup to mid-market and how the Scaling Up framework addresses these issues.
[00:10:00] The importance of a clear vision and aligning the team with core values for effective scaling.
[00:15:00] Common pitfalls in the journey of growth and how to navigate them.
[00:20:00] Transitioning from working in the business to working on the business - increasing operational bandwidth.
[00:25:00] The significance of peer networks and mastermind groups in business growth.
[00:30:00] Herb’s role as a professor for the Scaling Up Master's Business Course and the concept of masterminding.
[00:40:00] Discussion on leadership and the importance of developing a strong team around you.
[00:45:00] Aspire Growth Advisors’ approach to helping businesses scale and the tools they use.
[00:50:00] Closing thoughts and where listeners can connect with Herb and learn more about Aspire Growth Advisors.

Resources Mentioned:


Mastering the Rockefeller Habits - Scaling Up by Verne Harnish
Aspire Growth Advisors

Connect with Herb Cogliano:

You can also connect Herb and Aspire Growth Advisors through their social media links on Facebook, LinkedIn and X (formally known as Twitter).



For more insights and actionable advice from successful entrepreneurs, stay tuned to DissedMedia's Startup Story.

51 min