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From Founder To CEO

From Founder To CEO

Author: Todd Uterstaedt

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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.
268 Episodes
Damon discovered the secret to what many of you tell me you struggle to delegate more effectively. He offers a unique perspective on the idea of document and delegate like Damon.
This Harvard Scholar Athlete is at the top of his game. Ron shares his incredible journey to entrepreneurship in his 40s and how getting co-founder roles right is essential to startup success.
Over 1,000,000 subscribers...for news...via email. Really? Yes! It's quite an interesting benchmark in 2019. This is what Sam Parr and his team have a relatively short time period. So, the question is, how? How did Sam do this? Why? And, what other counterintuitive, ironic twists are there about this successful Founder and his business that has prompt hundreds of thousands to open his email...everyday? Listen and you will learn.
Think you can't learn anything from a Founder who has scaled a residential cleaning service? Think again. Ron shares his unique model for scaling AND what he learned about himself as a leader when his company went through what he called BLACK MONDAY. Let's just say it has something to do with his entire software system crashing.
I'll try not to be over dramatic about this...but, Marc is a BIG reason I started the "From Founder To CEO" platform. Many Founders were calling me for help. During this same time period, I read Marc's piece on Geek Wire. The title was: "Stop being a founder, and start being a CEO." I've been wanting to interview him ever since. He shares A LOT in this interview.
The barbershop experience had not been updated until Songe, his co-founder David, and their team launched Squire. It's an innovative and fast-growing startup that has taken a tremendous amount of effort, but is yielding big results. Songe shares what happened when they tried to secure a big client in the United Kingdom and what he learned from the "disastrous" experience.
It's not often you hear a Founder say all their developers are still on the team after 13 years in business. And, it's rare to hear the number 100,000 users with a Software as a Service (SaaS) company. But, both of these are true for Jason and his team at Jason shares some of his mistakes and personal challenges on his bumpy road from Founder to CEO.
Ani Manian helps Founders and CEOs leverage the power of their subconscious mind to perform at their peak & accelerate business+personal growth. He shares his W.E.A.L.T.H. Model for Founder and CEO success. His Training: His Website:
It is often said that the best entrepreneurs start companies that solve a problem that they personally experienced themselves. Frederick is a great example of this. After being incarcerated, Frederick wanted to help those who are incarcerated better connect with their friends, family, and loved ones, but at a cheaper price and in an easier way. He succeeded with Pigeonly. But, along his personal journey From Founder To CEO, he also had to learn how Founder self-awareness and emotional intelligence leads to CEO growth and startup success. Listen as he describes his journey.
This is Kim's second guest appearance on the podcast. She is such a sweet, kind, and genuine person. She is also a savvy, smart Founder who is on the next leg of her entrepreneurial experiment. She has decided to open an outpost in Las Vegas. I recently caught up with her about this big decision and big move and how she handles the stress and anxiety of a growth experiment.
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