The Minimalist CEO

The Minimalist CEO

With over 3 decades of business building, 2 decades as contract CEO, advising billion dollar corporations and mentoring entrepreneurs, start ups and everything in between … Nate Lindquist - AKA The Minimalist CEO has helped launch, cut the fat and grow revenue in hundreds of companies by discovering the power of doing less, living fully and loving the journey as the way to achieve, not just as the result of achievement. Join Nate as he reveals insights from game-changers, entrepreneurs and his own behind the scenes live mentoring sessions.


February 16, 2023 34 min

We're so used to our routines and patterns, we miss out on the growth, joy, challenges, and ULTIMATE THRIVING experiences in life. In this training, don't miss out on the fact that if you want the Ultimate Business, you must first notice where you're settling and if it doesn’t get you ticked off and also super clear about what needs to change… because you are no longer willing to settle for less than the life you deserv...

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Quick Clip - Rules To Thrive of A Minimalist CEO … (some exciting guests coming up soon, we’d love to hear from you… We’re gonna do live callins, live coaching… and more!

One thing that always feels good when the world is pulling you in a million different directions is to have some rules of thumb and standards that you can go back to to RESET and fill up your tank. In this quick clip episode, Nate will walk you through his 16 Rules...

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Get exclusive access to our highest level INNER-CIRCLE group training during this new “behind the green door” episode. You can fill a room with 50 to 150 people - many of whom are your ideal prospects - even if you’ve never done it before and don’t even use social media or run ads. It’s virtually guaranteed. All you need to do is follow the steps. This works great for client appreciation program events, charitable causes and even b...

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January 26, 2023 95 min

Welcome to the first episode of Season 2 for The Minimalist CEO Podcast! In this “behind the green door” episode learn what our next evolution is all about and how we’ve completely changed the format! And, get ready for exciting ways to get involved, gain inspiration and gold nuggets … all while making a difference for those in need! In this first episode… which is actually episode #32, you’ll learn why we created this podcast and ...

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Kevin Rothschild-Shea started as a one-person shop and through 14-years of perseverance has expanded his business, Architecture EL, to eight people and seven-figures. Kevin is in the challenging field of building multifamily housing, with the focus on affordable housing, especially in areas where people are underserved. 

Kevin is licensed in Massachusetts, and CT, and holds memberships with the National Council of Architectural Regi...

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My guest, Brandon Faust, has shared ideas in this episode that apply to all of us no matter what business we’re in. Brandon is the Co-Owner and CEO of Mold Zero in Tampa, Florida. He confidently states that what has led to the success of his seven figures and continually growing company is that, more than anything, he wants to make a difference in people’s lives.

Brendon gets right to the heart of the matter as he shares how his inf...

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What’s the secret sauce in starting as an individual plumber to growing into a 60-person, $20 million dollar a year revenue company in just 13 years?

Joseph Wood, Founder and President of Boston Standard Company, has created Boston’s leading independent residential plumbing, heating and cooling company that keeps on growing. This year, the company has added electrical services to its portfolio.

Joe has followed the rules of being a M...

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To expand and grow, B2B companies need a Plug-and-Play Lead System. As my guest Jeremy Haug reminds us, a business needs to run without the leader present, the business is not dependent on you. That means putting systems in place, especially with getting leads and conversions.

Jeremy is a world-class marketing expert and leader that has led multiple companies to the Inc 5000 and the Inc 500 award.

Jeremy takes a very different approa...

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Tim Fagan is the President of both 1-800 Water Damage, a property restoration company and Blue Kangaroo Packoutz, a contents restoration company, part of the Belfor Franchise Group based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Tim has been in the restoration industry for over 25 years, starting part-time in his dad’s business that had 17 employees and did about $700-thousand in annual sales. When he became full time and took over the company, Tim s...

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Business owners often hear but ignore the advice on how one can be more productive through the use of a virtual assistant. Finding, training and using a VA properly can be a challenge and stressful. 

Pavel Stepanov, CEO and Founder of Virtudesk, grew his VA company to the multi-million-dollar level by eliminating fears and objections busy professionals have as they look for high-quality and appropriate VAs.

The Virtudesk team screens...

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How do you get more sales when there is no opportunity for repeat business from a customer? That’s the challenge facing Michelle Jackson, Marketing Director and co-owner of Get Dry Inc. in Florida. Michelle is getting her restoration company to the one-million-dollar mark with conscientious care, consistency and continual improvements to how she and her team helps people while preforming mitigation services for those affected by di...

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My thanks to all my listeners who requested that we bring this popular guest back for another conversation. Richard Whitten is CEO of Reconstruction Experts. He started as the Chief Financial Officer, then moved to the role of Chief Operating Officer. As CFO, he implemented accounting procedures and a performance reporting framework, and as COO he created standardized systems and processes to consistently generate high-quality outc...

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Ian Bentley, CEO of Pivot and Scale, is the perfect example of a Minimalist CEO as he repeats his message, “Focus on your niche and expertise. Do your one thing exceptionally well and you will succeed.”

Ian was a founder of the lead generation agency Cyber Ventures and the branded consumer automotive site Autotropolis, one of the nation’s largest privately held Lead Providers in the automotive industry. The companies were acquired b...

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One of the biggest challenges for companies today is finding and keeping outstanding talent. Managers are 70 percent responsible for employee engagement, and those managers need support. The definition of the word leadership has changed over the years, and the approach is a transition to a “coach” culture.

Tim Cosby, President/CEO of Real Retention, runs a training and consulting firm that works with leaders to help them keep their ...

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Daniel Lee earned his B.S. in Management from North Carolina State University and his M.B.A. from Rockhurst University in Kansas City. After graduating, he spent most of his career in the insurance industry working in multiple leadership roles for two national insurers. He spent 15 years developing teams, improving processes, and delivering positive customer experiences.

He enjoyed his clients and found he had a lot in common with s...

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Richard Whitten started as the Chief Financial Officer, then moved to the role of Chief Operating Officer and is now the Chief Executive Officer of Reconstruction Experts. As CFO, he implemented accounting procedures and a performance reporting framework, and as COO he created standardized systems and processes to consistently generate high-quality outcomes. The years of working in multiple business environments have allowed him to...

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Whitney Hill is in the hot market of building Accessory Dwelling Units, ADU, sometimes referred to as granny flats. Whitney is based in San Diego where there is a housing shortage, but other areas of the country are also creating new legislation for ADU’s. Last year, Whitney, the Co-Founder, Head of Business Operations & Development at Snap ADU and her partner, Mike Moore, are on target to reach $10-million in sales.

Before co-f...

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Kenny Schwamb starting his plumbing career when he was just 12 years old! Even after finishing his Master of Criminal Justice degree, Kenny went right back to work as a plumber at his brother’s company. He worked his way up to become a manager and eventually started his own business called Order A Plumber.

A strategic alliance helped to catapult Kenny to grow his business, while learning more of what it takes to run a successful com...

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A successful Chicago White Sox minor league baseball player, Joe Gillikin knows how to bring a team together as he does with his company, AdvantaClean in Oklahoma City. Joe is a successful business owner who has learned to delegate and partner with others to grow his company to over a one-million-dollar yearly revenue business.

He received his degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma College of Busin...

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Laurel Sagen, owner of Laurel Buys Houses, is a licensed contractor and private real estate investor in Sacramento. In today’s episode, she honestly shares her unfortunate failures and how she made her way back to success. For over 20 years, Laurel has helped thousands of people by buying their home-no matter the condition or situation. Her work has been featured on HGTV and multiple home tours. 

Even with mistakes, Laurel has creat...

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