Elite Entrepreneurs Podcast
If you’re one of the 3-5% of entrepreneurs that’s grown their business to seven figures in revenue, congratulations! You are an ELITE entrepreneur. Few people can say they’ve accomplished what you have. I’m sure that success hasn’t stopped you from wondering: What’s the next step?
Getting from six to seven figures is a commendable and extremely difficult feat, but it’s not smooth sailing after you clear the $1 million mark. If you’re like a lot of entrepreneurs, you’re probably encountering a host of new problems you’ve never fought through before. Leadership changes, vision changes, and you might find yourself wearing ten hats in a given day. That climb up to $10 million seems insurmountable, right?
Welcome Brett Gilliland, your host of the Elite Entrepreneurs podcast. Brett Gilliland is Founder and CEO of Elite Entrepreneurs, a company that specializes in giving $1M+ business owners the knowledge, processes and tools to grow to $10M and beyond. Brett is an expert in organization development, leadership and strategy and spent 10 years helping Infusionsoft grow from $7M in revenue to over $100M. Brett was involved in the foundational work of Purpose, Values and Mission at Infusionsoft and facilitated the strategic planning process for many years.
Events with booming music typically attract complaints from your neighbors and nearby establishments because of the loud noise. If you still want to push through your event but without having to get rid of music, opting for a silent disco is a good idea. Brett Gilliland sits down with Robert Kowal to share the story […]Read More →
Episode 149: From Hustler To CEO: Making The Great Transition From Integrator To Visionary With Isabelle Guarino
That transition from entrepreneur to CEO is where most seven-figure businesses get stuck. When you’ve been boots on the ground for too long, you start to believe that nobody is better than you in doing the things you ought to let go of. But when you really make a great hire, you might be surprised […]Read More →
Episode 148: Navigating Challenges Of Business Growth Through Outside-The-Box Thinking And Creative Business Models With Evan Ritchey
In a competitive industry with a customer base that already holds loyalty to established businesses, how do you insert yourself and stand out? For Evan Ritchey, the co-founder and CEO of Coconut Cleaning, the way in is through outside-the-box thinking: creative business models. In this episode, he sits down with Bret Gilliland to share how […]Read More →
Putting in 16 hours a day on a job is far from being fulfilling, especially when you begin to lose time for yourself and your family. This is the wake-up call that drove Karl Bickmore to start shifting his mindset from working on “a job” to working with “a business mindset,” eventually transforming his life […]Read More →
A successful entrepreneurship career is not only about having a unique business idea or amassing a huge capital. Above anything else, it relies on genuine human connection. Brett Gilliland sits down with Shawn Finnegan, a Partner at Tax Hive, to share how building lasting relationships saved their business after losing a huge chunk of their […]Read More →
It’s time to build a business that excels both financially and in creating an extraordinary workplace. In this episode, we have Dan Ralphs, a 7-figure business growth guru who found Dream Leadership Consulting. Today, Dan shares his journey and how he transformed chaos into clarity, guiding entrepreneurs toward profitability and creating exceptional workplace cultures. Dan […]Read More →
Entrepreneurship is fueled by the unwavering commitment to turning dreams into reality. It’s the relentless pursuit of innovation, the strategic planning of every move, and the fearless execution of bold ideas that sets true entrepreneurs apart. In this episode, Sean Gagnon, CEO of the Abs company, introduces the TPE mindset (Think, Plan, and Execute) and […]Read More →
Typically, business owners generating revenue in the millions may face several growing pains along their journey. The specific challenges can vary depending on the industry, market conditions, and individual circumstances. In this episode, Jeremy Harrison, the Founder & Lead Marketing Strategist at Spire, walks through the scaling journey and the growing pains of a 7-figure […]Read More →
Episode 142: The Art Of Letting Go: Build A Better Business By Re-Shifting And Refocusing With Brian Tenney
Letting go is one of the hardest things that entrepreneurs have to do when they’re ready to scale their business. But if you’re to create a better business, you need to be able to take your hand off of the steering wheel and bring in people who will take your business to the next level. […]Read More →
You’ll never know what lies ahead on the path you’re walking. The journey transforms us into something or someone we do not expect. In this episode, Katie Harris, the Co-Owner of Get Found First and Spot On Solutions, takes us through her journey to becoming an accidental entrepreneur. She shares many insights on how she […]Read More →