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?

Brett GillilandWelcome 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.

Episode 76: The Curse of Knowledge, with Brett Gilliland

The Curse of Knowledge   What You Will Learn: Which key three leadership responsibilities are crucial for getting you past the $3 million revenue plateau, and why each helps in making the transition from entrepreneur to CEO Why sharing your Vision with your team isn’t a one-and-done box to check but an ongoing responsibility in […]

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Episode 75: Business Process Development Steps, with Chris Ronzio

Taking the Right Business Process Development Steps   What You Will Learn: Why process is crucial for helping business owners train others to take responsibility and strengthen the business Why it is important to learn how to “lead leaders” and distance yourself from the work that needs to be done Why the first step is […]

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Episode 74: Adapting Your Brand to Today’s Realities, with Kristin Carpenter

Kristin Carpenter founded Verde Brand Communications after a decade-long journalism career, working on staff for major consumer lifestyle magazines, business and trade titles. Now 19 years later, she continues to serve as Verde’s CEO and directs strategy for the agency. Kristin is also host of the Channel Mastery podcast, voted best Outdoor Podcast by SNEWS […]

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Episode 73: Good Succession Planning, with Bradley Franc

Good Succession Planning and the Science of Change What You Will Learn: How Bradley developed his Succession Solution process to help business owners increase the value of their company and ensure that it continues after they leave How 70% of all businesses fail to make it through a transition successfully, and why 85% of those […]

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Episode 71: Growing a Team and Learning to Let Go, with Erika Flora

Erika Flora started her career as a Microbiologist turned Program Manager and discovered a passion for improving how organizations manage the flow of work, deliver great products and services, and better serve their customers. In 2006, she founded Beyond20, a Digital Transformation consulting and training firm based on ITIL, DevOps, Agile, Lean, and other best […]

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