CEO Coach

CEO Coach

Episodes

  • How Employee Accountability Drives Corporate Performance

    Jul 21, 2014 | 33 min
    Greg Bustin joins Anne and Gillian to talk about his book Accountability, the Key to Driving a High Performance Culture. Greg talks about the research in his book and his tips for raising accountability in your company. Find out what the seven pillars of accountability are and how they set your culture on the road to success.
  • IT Project Management and How to Hold Your Team Accountable

    Jul 14, 2014 | 34 min
    Anne and Gillian discuss IT project management, in particular how to manage development projects and maintain forward progress and your sanity. Learn project management tips from those who have been through the process.
  • Forget your Crystal Ball, Listen to a Futurist

    Jul 7, 2014 | 34 min
    Gillian and Anne talk with Meridith Fishkin, a futurist consultant who predicted, among other trends the bebe craze for French fashion, Japanese anime adoption in the US, and the steam punk art movement. Find out what futurists can do for your business.
  • Building a Successful Hispanic-Focused Media Company in the US… As a Woman

    Jun 30, 2014 | 37 min
    Anne and Gillian chat with Martha de la Torre, founder and CEO of EC Hispanic Media about launching successful publications for a fast-growing minority market and being a Reluctant Entrepreneur. Her company publishes El Classificado, Quinceanera and six other publications online and in print for Hispanic readers in the US and Mexico.
  • How to Use Google+ to Win Friends and Influence Buyers with Ben Fisher

    Jun 22, 2014 | 36 min
    Gillian and Anne talk to Ben Fisher about the best ways to make the most of Google Plus for you business. Fisher runs SteadyDemand.com, a Google Plus Band Management consultant. Take His 30-day challenge on Google Plus and see how far you get.
  • Metrics That Matter for Clear Vision and Intelligent Decisions

    Jun 15, 2014 | 36 min
    What metrics must you absolutely track to determine if you are on the right path to success? Gillian and Anne discuss what to track, how to track it, and most importantly what to do with the data you collect to make decisions that matter.
  • Metrics That Matter for Clear Vision and Intelligent Decisions

    Jun 8, 2014 | 35 min
    What metrics must you absolutely track to determine if you are on the right path to success? Gillian and Anne discuss what to track, how to track it, and most importantly what to do with the data you collect to make decisions that matter.
  • Investability Quotient: Whats Yours and How to Get One

    Jun 2, 2014 | 15 min
    A different kind of IQ has been funding buzz of late. Just what is an Investability Quotient and how do you find yours? Gillian and Anne discuss the elements that go into this calculation and how you can improve yours before you reach out to investors.
  • What to Expect When Youre Starting Up

    May 19, 2014 | 3 min
    While starting a company isnt exactly like having a baby, it helps in both cases to be prepared for what to expect as you step out into brave new territory. Gillian and Anne discuss the main such events, attitudes and signposts youll want to keep in mind, so you can hang onto you sanity as well a s your start-up.
  • Doing Business in Catalonia, or Anywhere Else Overseas

    May 12, 2014 | 31 min
    Gillian chats with Anselm Bossacoma, a government official in Catalonia, about what resources host governments make available to help you set up businesses in their countries. Hear how to navigate regulatory and other requirements for smooth sailing in new waters.
  • The View from Success: How to Build Around a Niche Tech Product

    May 4, 2014 | 1 min
    Anne talks with Matt Roberts, founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Linkdex about building a company around an enterprise SAAS for digital marketing. Matt discusses the factors that helped Linkdex become a worldwide award-winning success in just three and a half years. Listen and learn what success feels like and how to get there.
  • Myth-busting Global SEO: 5 Things You Must Know How to Do

    Apr 28, 2014 | 32 min
    Gillian and Anne discuss the basics of multi-language multi-country web sites and SEO, and busting a few myths along the way. Expanding your market overseas? You need to hear this, based on Annes book Global Search Engine Marketing (Pearson Biz Tech 2012).
  • What You Must Know About Accounting Before You Launch Your Startup

    Apr 21, 2014 | 39 min
    CPA Jeff Mock of CPA Consulting explain to Gillian and Anne key accounting basics every founder should know before launching a startup. How much do you need to spend to set up your books for growing successfully. How to deal with banks and report for GAP, the IRS and monitor your day-to-day business.
  • Insurance 101 for StartUps

    Apr 14, 2014 | 38 min
    Talking Insurance 101 for StartUps as Gillian and Anne discuss Advanced Insurance Issues for Startups with Jim Holm, President and CEO of EnhancedInsurance.com
  • Personal Branding for Entrepreneurs

    Apr 8, 2014 | 33 min
    Anne asks Gillian about her experience in Personal branding for early stage startup CEOs. Gillian recalls her work at Moz on building personal and corporate brands. She also shares the drawbacks to building a personal brand and moving the personal brand to the corporate brand.
  • Building Consortiums to Grow Your Company

    Apr 1, 2014 | 30 min
    Building consortiums to grow your company as Anne and Gillian discuss how to leverage partners to expanded your access to more business or resources. How do you find the right partners, and what makes for a happy, productive and mutually profitable relationship. Is this a biz-dev strategy that would work for your business?
  • Before You Seek Venture Capital or Angel Investing

    Mar 24, 2014 | 35 min
    Before You Seek Venture Capital or Angel Investing, listen as Gillian speaks with Susan Sigl, former CEO of the Washington Technology Industry Association and co-founder/partner of SeaPoint Ventures.
  • Planned Spontaneity: Chaos to Order and Complexity to Clarity

    Mar 17, 2014 | 32 min
    Planned Spontaneity: Chaos to Order and Complexity to Clarity as Marisa Smith, the Founder and CEO of The Whole Brain Group, shares how to integrate an operating system to scale your consultancy.
  • Building an Inbound Marketing Consultancy with Michael Reynolds

    Mar 3, 2014 | 33 min
    Building an Inbound Marketing Consultancy with , an 18 year consultancy in Indianapolis shares his tips for managing a fast growing company. Gillian and Anne join us on location at the Tampa Digital Mastermind Group (#DGMtampa), a semi-annual gathering of leaders of fast-growing digital marketing companies.
  • 10 Things to Do to Avoid Making Stupid Stress-Related Mistakes

    Feb 24, 2014 | 34 min
    Gillian and Anne discuss 10 Things to Do to Avoid Making Stupid Stress-Related Mistakes. They add their own tips for entrepreneurs and explain why stress leads to other issues which lead to notoriously poor decisions.
  • Early Stage Cash Flow Management

    Feb 17, 2014 | 31 min
    Early Stage Cash Flow Management. Managing income AND outflow will smooth our your cash-flow in the tough early days of startup. Get ideas for how to package and sell products and services, as well as tips on when to purchase, when to lease, and how to get the best deals.
  • Frictionless Growth with Michael Weissman

    Feb 11, 2014 | 21 min
    Frictionless growth with master startup entrepreneur Michael Weissman, CEO of Synqy.com, a leading Internet marketing technology that adds deep interactivity and engagement to digital images.
  • Find Your Target Market: Don’t Wait for Them to Find You!

    Feb 3, 2014 | 35 min
    Find Your Target Market: Don't Wait for Them to Find You! Who are the most likely people to by your product? Gillian and Anne discuss how you should ID your initial buyers and future buyers? Where do they hang out whether Online of offline and how to ID their communities, activities, interests, needs, and the places that already serve them.
  • Litmus Test for your Startup Ideas

    Jan 27, 2014 | 33 min
    Litmus Test for your Startup Ideas as Gillian and Anne ask questions you should be asking before you spend time and money building out a startup idea.
  • Accounting and Bookkeeping Best Practices; Knowing What You Know and Whom You Sh

    Jan 13, 2014 | 34 min
    Discussing Accounting and Bookkeeping Best Practices as Gillian and Anne discusses why you should hire employees because of the need of people based on Knowing What You Know or Dont Know. They also describe the importance of hiring an accountant and bookkeeper in time for the 2014 tax season.
  • Start Your Company Off to a Good New Year Start: Execute, Evaluate, and Energize

    Jan 6, 2014 | 32 min
    Start Your Company Off to a Good New Year Start: Execute, Evaluate, and Energize. Gillian offers some New Years entrepreneurial takeaways alongside new co-host Anne Kennedy.
  • Packaging Products and Services for Target Markets

    Dec 23, 2013 | 23 min
    Packaging Products and Services for Target Markets as Gillian talks about looking at IP, products and services from the customer-value viewpoint. This one is for the wizards who have trouble seeing things from the consumer side.
  • Business Metrics: Tracking Data That Matters

    Dec 16, 2013 | 25 min
    Business Metrics: Tracking data that matters as Gillian tells us what to track and what to trash so you can better learn the importance of data and how to use it.

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