896 episodes

Develop leadership skills and understand leadership development from expert interviews with transformational leaders. Leaders in the Trenches gives raw discussions that dive deep into new strategies to accelerate your company growth and your leadership abilities. Get interviews from Fortune 100 leaders to experts in various domains of marketing, sales, and leadership that allows you to explode your growth. Learn from their failures and discover the finer elements of significance that will impact your company.
Guests include Daymond John, Les Brown, Michael Gerber, Jonah Berger, Bob Berg, Greg McKeown, and with the host Gene Hammett.

Growth Think Tank Gene Hammett is a Speaker, Executive Coach, Inc Columnist, and Host of "Gr

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 168 Ratings

Develop leadership skills and understand leadership development from expert interviews with transformational leaders. Leaders in the Trenches gives raw discussions that dive deep into new strategies to accelerate your company growth and your leadership abilities. Get interviews from Fortune 100 leaders to experts in various domains of marketing, sales, and leadership that allows you to explode your growth. Learn from their failures and discover the finer elements of significance that will impact your company.
Guests include Daymond John, Les Brown, Michael Gerber, Jonah Berger, Bob Berg, Greg McKeown, and with the host Gene Hammett.

    Having a Business that Runs Like Clockwork with Mike Michalowicz

    Having a Business that Runs Like Clockwork with Mike Michalowicz

    Every business owner who needs to take their life back needs a business that allows them to spend less energy, resources, and money. A business that runs like clockwork gives you freedom and time to focus on your people first. That’s why it’s worth thinking about the steps you can take to have a business that runs like clockwork. Today’s guest is Mike Michalowicz, founder of multiple multi-million dollar businesses and a best-selling author of Clockwork: Design Your Business to Run Itself. The book explains how entrepreneurs can grow their enterprises without sacrificing their sanity. In this episode, Mike talks about having a business that runs like clockwork, systems and productivity. He also talks about the role the queen bee has in your business. Listen in for game-changing concepts that may change the way you run your business.
     
    Get the show notes for Having a Business that Runs Like Clockwork with Mike Michalowicz
    Click to Tweet: Listening to a fantastic episode on Growth Think Tank featuring #MikeMichalowicz with your host @GeneHammett https://bit.ly/gttMikeMichalowicz
     
    #ABusinessthatRunsLikeClockwork #GeneHammettPodcast #GHepisode943 #ProfitFirst #Clockwork #ThePumpkinPlan #FixThisNext

    Give Growth Think Tank a review on iTunes!

    • 24 min
    Bring People Together From Across the World for Growth with Cameron Allahverdi and Hamza Khan at GetUrns

    Bring People Together From Across the World for Growth with Cameron Allahverdi and Hamza Khan at GetUrns

    A true leader brings people together. As leaders during this particular time of the rise of remote and hybrid work, one of the top priorities right now should be bringing people together to achieve common goals. Knowing they are part of a team can help employees develop a positive attitude about their work and develop strong relationships with their colleagues. Both of which can result in higher morale and a better work environment. Today’s guests are Cameron Allavendi and Hamza Kahn, leaders of GetUrns. Inc Magazine ranked their company #528 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. GetUrns is an online retailer featuring quality, customizable cremation urns, and cremation jewelry to honor loved ones with compassion, support, and guidance. In this episode, Cameron and Hamza talk about bringing people together and spending time and effort to listen to their aspirations. They also talk about asynchronous collaboration and the evolution of processes. Tune in to discover how bringing people together helps grow your company.
     
    Get the show notes for Bring People Together From Across the World for Growth with Cameron Allahverdi and Hamza Khan at GetUrns
    Click to Tweet: Listening to a fantastic episode on Growth Think Tank featuring #CameronAllahverdi #HamzaKhan with your host @GeneHammett https://bit.ly/gttCameronAllahverdiHamzaKhan
     
    #BringingPeopleTogether #GeneHammettPodcast #Inc2022 #GHepisode942 #customizablecremationurns #cremationjewelry

    Give Growth Think Tank a review on iTunes!

    • 22 min
    Transparent Culture Drives Growth with Syed Ishaqui at AvistaTech

    Transparent Culture Drives Growth with Syed Ishaqui at AvistaTech

    Transparent culture is sharing information freely to benefit the organization and its people. When an organization is transparent, it increases employee engagement and allows them to communicate freely. A transparent culture creates trust between employers and employees and being transparent costs nothing, which gives it an exceptional ROI. Today’s guest is Syed Ishaqui, Founder and CEO at AvistaTech. Inc Magazine ranked his company #3022 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. AvistaTech is a recruiting company providing consulting, strategic solutions, and staffing using a proprietary tool to identify resource gaps and assess technology. In this episode, Syed talks about creating a transparent culture and its impact on the organization. He also shared his insights about leading by example and how as a leader, it always starts with you. Discover how you can create a transparent culture to drive growth for your company.
     
    Get the show notes for Transparent Culture Drives Growth with Syed Ishaqui at AvistaTech
    Click to Tweet: Listening to a fantastic episode on Growth Think Tank featuring #SyedIshaqui with your host @GeneHammett https://bit.ly/gttSyedIshaqui
     
    #TransparentCulture #GeneHammettPodcast #Inc2022 #GHepisode941 #consultingsolutions #strategicsolutions #staffing

    Give Growth Think Tank a review on iTunes!

    • 21 min
    Right People Required for Growth with Donovan Farrow at Alias Infosec

    Right People Required for Growth with Donovan Farrow at Alias Infosec

    There are many avenues to an organization's success, but the process often starts with having the right people required for growth. Invest your time, resources, and energy to get the right people required on the bus, and you will have fewer headaches, expenses, and flat tires later. Today’s guest is Donovan Farrow, Founder, and CEO at Alias Infosec. Inc Magazine ranked his company #2068 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Alias Infosec is a cybersecurity service specializing in custom prevention, detection, and response solutions to protect clients from cyber threats, attacks, and risks. In this episode, Donovan talks about the right people required for growth. He also shared his journey when he had to reboot, back when he did not have the right people in the right places. Donovan gets real and shares how you can improve your hiring process. Tune-in to our conversation to get the steps he had learned that work for their company.
     
    Get the show notes for Right People Required for Growth with Donovan Farrow at Alias Infosec
    Click to Tweet: Listening to a fantastic episode on Growth Think Tank featuring #DonovanFarrow with your host @GeneHammett https://bit.ly/gttDonovanFarrow
     
    #RightPeopleRequired #GeneHammettPodcast #Inc2022 #GHepisode940 #cybersecurityservice #protectclientsfromcyberthreats

    Give Growth Think Tank a review on iTunes!

    • 22 min
    Leading a Culture of Ownership with Abeer Raza at TekRevol

    Leading a Culture of Ownership with Abeer Raza at TekRevol

    Leading a culture of ownership can be challenging. It is about holding yourself and others accountable for your mindset, behavior, and performance. Leading a culture of ownership starts with you. High-performing organizations in Inc 5000 list have cultures built on ownership and accountability and have critical strategic advantages for leaders and teams. Today’s guest is Abeer Raza, CMO & Co-Founder at TekRevol. Inc Magazine ranked his company #769 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Tekrevol is a mobile app development and digital transformation company delivering products to transform digital presence and improve internal processes. They provide people with a platform where they are free to think critically and innovate to create a better world. In this episode, Abeer talks about leading a culture of ownership, why it matters and what you can do to get there. He also talks about giving his employees greater authority, responsibility, and a sense of ownership. Discover the secrets to leading a culture of ownership and keys to next-level growth.
     
    Get the show notes for Leading a Culture of Ownership with Abeer Raza at TekRevol
    Click to Tweet: Listening to a fantastic episode on Growth Think Tank featuring #AbeerRaza with your host @GeneHammett https://bit.ly/gttAbeerRaza
     
    #LeadingaCultureofOwnership #GeneHammettPodcast #Inc2022 #GHepisode939 #mobileappdevelopment #digitaltransformationcompany

    Give Growth Think Tank a review on iTunes!

    • 23 min
    The Journey of Leadership with Jake Dunlap at Skaled Consulting

    The Journey of Leadership with Jake Dunlap at Skaled Consulting

    Becoming a great leader is a lifelong journey, it doesn't happen overnight. Every day you are on your personal journey of leadership and its full of of failures, lessons, and sacrifices along the way. Today’s guest is Jake Dunlap, Founder, and CEO at Skaled Consulting. Inc Magazine ranked his company #3963 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Skaled Consulting is a world-class management and sales consulting provider. They accelerate the growth of emerging and enterprise companies by bringing in Sales Leadership, Operations, and Enablement experts who drive real and quantifiable business outcomes. In this episode, Jake talks about his journey of leadership and the things he learned the hardway. He also talks about how to get yourself and the people truly aligned when changes are bound everywhere. He shares the mistakes he has made in his journey of leadership. Learn from this interview with Jake about why values are important and some unconventional approaches to leadership.
     
    Get the show notes for The Journey of Leadership with Jake Dunlap at Skaled Consulting
    Click to Tweet: Listening to a fantastic episode on Growth Think Tank featuring #JakeDunlap with your host @GeneHammett https://bit.ly/gttJakeDunlap
     
    #JourneyofLeadership #GeneHammettPodcast #Inc2022 #GHepisode938 #managementconsulting #salesconsulting

    Give Growth Think Tank a review on iTunes!

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
168 Ratings

168 Ratings

Seankm1987 ,

Great and consistent content

This is a great ongoing podcast with a wealth of information from tons of top notch guests. I have only listened to a couple but will definitely be binging some more.

ASobering ,

Such a wealth of knowledge! 🧠

This is one of the most insightful podcasts that I have ever come across! Gene does such a great job of sharing his wisdom and I love how he leads meaningful conversations with guests who bring so much experience to the table. Highly recommend checking this show out - you won’t be disappointed!

ipromiseimjeffbezos ,

Great concept

Good resource.

Top Podcasts In Business

Ramsey Network
NPR
iHeartPodcasts
Jocko DEFCOR Network
Andy Frisella #100to0
Marketplace

You Might Also Like

Dave Stachowiak
BiggerPockets
Simon Sinek
TED
Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
Peter Attia, MD