You need to surround yourself with great people who can help you gain skills. You don't have to know everything! Josh Elledge talks more on the importance of having people around you who can make opportunities happen, make sure you know what to do, and that you get it done.
Matt talks about the journey of starting and growing his company from an $8 idea that he was told wouldn't work, to getting an NFL team as his first client.
Employer's lose focus on building culture, because they lose sight of who they are, and what they stand for. Marisa Levin talks about building a company around your core values in each area of the company, and why it is important.
Having a good mentor can put your years ahead in your journey. Having someone who has been there, has failed, has succeeded, and is willing to coach and walk you though the process so you don't make the same mistakes, is priceless. Jeremy Barnhart talks about his mentor, and how it helped him through his journey.
Sales is such an important skill to have, whether you are the owner of a business, in a start up, or work for someone else. Sales is something that a lot of people do not like, but it's one of the most important skills you should be working on.
In a time where good news was very few and far in between, people had a little glimmer of hope because of the New York Mets. 1969 had a lot of historical moments including a man walking the moon, but one of the greatest moments was when the New York Mets won the world series. Art Shamsky talks about some of the events going on during that time.
You have to get out in the trenches and hustle. Your business has a product that people need, and you need to do the work to get it known, and in the hands of those needing that service. Johnathan Grzybowski did just that with his company Penji.
Sometimes in your small business, you have to start fresh. Letting your entire team go, can be a challenging choice, but it may be the right one. Brian Scudamore had done just that, and shares insight into that moment when he let go of his team of 11, after 5 years of being in business.
Everyone who has ever been on SharkTank, knows about the "SharkTank effect". This is the magical thing that happens after you get the exposure to your brand, and product on SharkTank. Ben Zvaiffler talks about his experience after the show.
Derek chats with entrepreneur, author, and consultant Marissa Levin about highlights from her entrepreneurial journey and how to build an amazing culture.
As a 25 year CEO and Entrepreneur of a multi-million dollar business, she has taken on the challenge to “educate, equip, and empower” 100 million fellow entrepreneurs and leaders across the globe. Throughout her career Levin has been named a SmartCEO three times, named one of Washington’s Top 100 Technology Titans in 2009, and serves on the Global Communications Committee of Entrepreneurs Organization (the largest global organization of entrepreneurs with 13,000 members). She is also the author of a number 1 best selling book, “Built to SCALE: How Top Companies Create Breakthrough Growth Through Exceptional Advisory Boards”.
SCI is a global corporate culture consultancy that leads organizations undergoing significant transformation through a proven model to define, stabilize, and strengthen organizational cultures. SCI also works with emerging companies to help define their corporate cultures so that they can attract, hire, and retain the best talent.
Marissa and her co-founder have more than 50 years of experience helping organizations build their most engaging, productive cultures, implement supporting human resources strategies, and develop transformational leaders and teams. They share a passion for building positive, extraordinary environments where employees love to work and contribute to their organizations’ success.
Learn more at https://www.successfulculture.com/