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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.

From Founder To CEO Todd Uterstaedt

    • Management
    • 5.0 • 125 Ratings

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.

    Giving Up Sales To Scale The Company: True Story Of Growth

    Giving Up Sales To Scale The Company: True Story Of Growth

    Tim has been a friend for quite some time. I admire him for so many reasons...not the least of which is his prowess at sales.

    In fact, it was this skill that also prevented him from scaling. What?

    Yes, his skills at sales limited the company's ability to grow.

    Why? Listen to him yourself and see the connection that we all need to pay attention to.

    • 44 min
    Friday Founder Fundraising Forum: Lucas - Know WIIFM for each investor

    Friday Founder Fundraising Forum: Lucas - Know WIIFM for each investor

    Know How To Connect With Investors: www.CrucialConnections.com

    GoLoot: https://www.igoloot.com/

    Lucas On LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucas-b%C3%A9land-4ab1b5174/

    • 5 min
    How to overcome the Founder "all or nothing" fitness pitfall

    How to overcome the Founder "all or nothing" fitness pitfall

    Zac Mason helps many Founders get fit.

    Zac on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/coachzac/

    Zac on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Coachzacmason

    • 38 min
    Setting Expectations Nearly Lost Him Investment $, Setting Objectives Got It Back

    Setting Expectations Nearly Lost Him Investment $, Setting Objectives Got It Back

    I sincerely appreciated Lucas' candor.

    He and his team are quite innovative with their approach to creating experiences for brands and their customers.

    And, he is quite articulate about his personal struggle From Founder To CEO at the ripe age of 19.

    It has to do with the difference between setting expectations versus setting objectives...it's a lesson we all need to remember at any age of entrepreneurship.

    • 43 min
    The merits of being a "lazy" co-founder? Yes.

    The merits of being a "lazy" co-founder? Yes.

    Wool. An old friend with a new twist from a team that is on fire.

    Dan chronicles the rise of Unbound Merino and also the merits of being "The Lazy Co-Founder."

    What exactly does that mean? Listen and hear for yourself.

    • 47 min
    What to do if a Co-founder isn't a fit any more

    What to do if a Co-founder isn't a fit any more

    Fix Your Fundraising Flubs: Join www.crucialconnections.com

    Matt's tech is terrific. Matt is too. :)

    He not only talks about why personalized video emails have such high conversion rates, but he also talks about why some co-founder relationships have such high failure rates.

    He shares a particularly painful time period when he and his CTO were having some clashes. And, he shares his advice if this happens to you as well.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
125 Ratings

125 Ratings

Ima listener ,

AWESOME!

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!

BIGO912 ,

EVAN-S REVIEW

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.

Alex J Sanfilippo ,

Top quality podcast!

This is the type of podcast that I like to listen to. It’s action packed and straight to the point for people on a mission/journey to go from solo entrepreneur to CEO. A+ all around a great show!

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