Break the Ceiling

Unconventional strategies you can use to save time, boost your profit & increase your operational capacity

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Operations
August 4, 2020
59
 MIN

How Your Default Decisions Impact your Business' Ecosystem with Ashley Gartland

Every part of your business is interconnected with other areas of your business and Ashley Gartland is back on the show to talk about how your default decisions impact this business ecosystem.

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Money
May 18, 2020
52
 MIN

We're talking money. Money blocks, money mindset, and how to avoid letting your own money stories determine the course of your business.

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Mindset
May 11, 2020
51
 MIN

Eliminating all that stuff on the to-do list that doesn't really matter frees up space to breathe, to think and act strategically, and to get the hell out of your own way.

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Operations
May 4, 2020
35
 MIN

With systems or technology or new team members usually directly stem from the owner. Their weaknesses have become the businesses weaknesses. And by identifying those weaknesses, we can put systems in place to specifically counteract their unique issues.

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HR & Team
April 27, 2020
47
 MIN

Having project managers as a specific position on your team is a choice that can drive what your business looks like. It's a choice that can ultimately determine what your position as a founder looks like. Are you a manager of managers? Do you directly work with clients?

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Software & Tech
April 20, 2020
48
 MIN

We're talking about why you would pick one particular software tool over another, the importance of making sure the software you pick works with your brain, and how to avoid sabotaging yourself with getting distracted by the latest shiny new tool.

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Operations
April 13, 2020
47
 MIN

Hailey comes to each of her clients with a deep appreciation for who they are as individuals. With Hailey, client experience is built into every touchpoint. When I was thinking about doing an episode about project management vs client management, she was the first person I thought of.

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Money
April 6, 2020
34
 MIN

Lauren and I chat about how the craziness around coronavirus has affected her events business. We talk about how that's impacting her cash flow and her approach to finances and how Lauren built some great financial processes into her business that are serving her well during this time.

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Measuring Growth
March 30, 2020
52
 MIN

You don’t have to look like the other businesses in your industry to learn from them. Justin and I talk about how to apply software metrics to service businesses & how to identify the right opportunity at the right time.

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Measuring Growth
March 23, 2020
30
 MIN

Maggie Patterson and I talk about all the different things she's tracking, how she tracks them, and how she's integrated what she learns into her growth strategy. We also talk about how she gets over the mental hurdle of “but, I don't wanna” and gets herself to actually track data.

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Mindset
March 16, 2020
37
 MIN

I talk with Kathleen Shannon about how to approach data when you identify as more of a creative person and less as someone with a data-first mindset.

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