They said getting started was the hardest part, but no one told you how hard it is to scale a custom service business. It’s time for your team to step up, but your clients want YOU. Discover how to scale to 7 figures and beyond by freeing up time and getting your team to run whole parts of the company so you can focus on scaling profits. That means more income, more time with your family, and more ability to make impact in the community and beyond. This is the Hands OFF CEO Podcast with Mandi Ellefson.
3 Ways You Can Fail with Hiring an Operations Manager
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED January, 2020.
Next to hiring salespeople, hiring an Operations Manager is the most difficult position to hire for. I'm going to share with you the three ways that we see CEO’s fail when hiring a Second in Command. And then how to get them right.
Even if you find a great candidate, you won’t be able to retain them for long if you haven’t considered what we share in this episode.
How to Guarantee Results for Your Clients
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED November 2018.
How much could you grow if you could guarantee results for your clients? Because many custom service providers only market their clients’ successes and aren’t honest about the rest, there are a lot of burned clients. And ethical providers tend to be less forward because they’re nervous about over-promising and under-delivering. You can stand out in the crowd by embracing integrity. Then you don’t have to SAY you’re better; you ARE better.
How to use “Vision Selling” to Grow Your Client List with Confidence
Do you rely on persuasion to make sales? Yes, it works and that is why people continue to rely on it to grow their businesses. But what if you could move beyond these old school tips and tricks? And honestly discuss with your clients their challenges and help them see what is possible.
On this week’s episode, I talk about the five steps that will help you to update the way you sell to clients. Use these steps to not only grow your business, but also retain clients for longer.
Coaching the Person In Front of You with Dr. K
What got entrepreneurs to a certain point in their business may now work against them and it now holds them back from achieving more - Paradox Resistance.
How Shifting From Freelance To CEO Added $1M Of Growth To This Startup Consultancy
True to their company name, Authentique UX is really authentic and unique. Being committed to your vision and to the people who build your workforce helps you grow as a company and you as a leader of the pack. And true enough, mindset is everything. In the middle of everything the world throws at you, as long as you’ve got the perfect mindset, your business will not just survive, nor thrive - it will grow more than you expected!
Where to Focus in 2021 to Ramp Up Client Acquisition in Your Consulting Company
Ramp up client acquisition in your consulting business without making it complex.
You can grow your company without having to slow yourself down with all of the tactics that you see all over the web. Many online gurus promote complex funnels, but these funnels actually add a level of complexity.
Instead, you can make sure that you are doing the steps of scaling your marketing and your sales at the time that's actually appropriate in your business.
Time with Mandi is super insightful and sometimes exactly the kick in the pants that you need! Listening to this podcast has enabled me to take her with me when I’ve had an issue affecting my agency and I need a little help moving in the right direction.
Mandi has given me an entirely new way to think about my role as CEO of my marketing agency. After just two meetings I am practicing a new mindset and approach to getting new clients and keeping them. I am also on a path to more delegation and focusing on our offer and BIG message.
Listening to Mandi for 15 minutes changed my business forever
Scaling was the next biggest problem facing me, now that I’ve successfully started my first agency. I was looking everywhere for something that would be much more high-level, while giving me the clear action steps.
Just recently I was seeking everywhere for an answer to the biggest problem facing my business - do we stay in our current industry and keep hitting a ceiling, or pivot to grow in another industry? And the answers I got by listening to Mandi’s advice changed everything!
Now we’re working on a quadrupled offer that solves the biggest painful problem in our client’s lives, and it finally feels GOOD to be doing business again. Like we’re actually giving to world again, instead of taking.
Thanks Mandi, keep it up!!!