If you are a Founder who loves the company you started, and you want to be the CEO that pilots it to sustained success, you’re in the right place! Hear from dynamic, inspiring, and successful Founders as they share their insightful stories and practical tips that make becoming the CEO more fun, stress free, and easier to build and scale the company and life of your dreams. Your guide, Todd Uterstaedt, is super passionate about Startup CEO success and wants to help boost your leadership capabilities, confidence, and mindset so that you can: 1) Build, scale, and lead your company commensurate with your dreams and aspirations 2) Maintain control of your company 3) Enhance your company’s valuation for possible succession or a profitable exit. It’s leadership development for the busy Founder and CEO.
Even a patient Founder needs more patience
Surprising and delighting customers as they interact with their digital wallet is the expertise of Elias and his team.
Many parts of the world have embraced the digital wallet faster than the United States.
Elias has been patient as the technology is adopted more here.
In fact, patience has been key to his leadership success.
Yet, he learned that even his patient demeanor wasn't enough for the patience needed for a Founder CEO.
The Courage To Share The Truth...When It Is Needed Most
Have you ever heard a Founder say he enjoys buying business insurance.
I thought so.
It takes a special kind of Founder to tackle the business insurance industry and David and his team are doing just that.
I appreciated David's candid and thought-provoking story about Founder courage versus Managerial Courage.
In this interview he explains how he would have handled a delicate situation differently.
The 22 Talk SHIFTs that will change your leadership...and life
Krister and I last spoke in 2017 in episode 185. It was an intense conversation.
Why? Because Krister's journey has been so intense.
When I saw that his new book was a #1 WSJ Bestselling book, I was not surprised.
Because his journey has been so rich with insights, he has taken these life lessons and shared them with all of us in a very practical way that I am most certain will change YOUR life.
Read his book and let me know what you think.
Tara: Here is what I did when I was not delegating effectively
The pandemic wreaked havoc on many businesses.
But, how many of you know a Founder who launched DURING the pandemic?
Allow me to introduce you to Tara.
Tara knows the locs business inside and out.
And, along the way, she has learned some pretty incredible lessons.
She is a self-described empath who, for a time period, began doing the work of her team. There were various reason for this. But, what she realized is quite compelling.
FOCUS: It's hard to do when you are like this Founder
Who doesn't like a good walk in the forest?
It turns out that walking in the forest is even more important than we realize.
Jared and his team have been able to quantify the importance of nature, and many are taking notice.
When you are a mission driven Founder like Jared, it can be hard to stay focused on the core economics of the business.
Listen how Jared overcomes the urge to investigate other "curious" areas of inquiry and stay focused.
The powerful combination of vulnerability & accountability
A larger number of people in the United States are "gig workers." And, that number has increased steadily.
Craig and his team know this and are on a mission to help serve this group of hard working people connect easily with the organizations that hire them.
He is also quite articulate about the intersection of bold vulnerability and personal accountability.
Listen to the strength of his voice and the wisdom in his words.
Todd does such a good job covering a variety of topics. His guests offer awesome advice as well. I would recommend this show to anyone looking to get inspired and motivated!
Todd is an awesome host and wealth of knowledge! He always keeps each show engaging and fun! Do yourself a favor and take a listen!
You should listen to the show for two reasons.
1. The conent of the conversations are fantastic. You learn a lot and it is a very easy listen
2. Todd is a great guy. I had the pleasure of doing his show and he has gone out of his way to advise me on other business ideas.