The Right Assistant Is A Superpower, with Ryan Cassin & Steven Neuner

The Right Assistant Is A Superpower, with Ryan Cassin & Steven Neuner

Many entrepreneurs agonize over hiring an executive assistant and put it off as long as they can, despite knowing that their growth and freedom depend on it. That’s where Ryan Cassin and Steven Neuner’s company Superpowers (superpowershq.com) comes to the rescue, custom matching successful entrepreneurs with the right work-from-home, U.S.-based executive assistant. In this episode,[…]

How To Keep Great People

How To Keep Great People

In The Strategic Coach® Program, entrepreneurs discover that they have a lot more freedom than they’d imagined. But that’s true for the team members in an entrepreneurial business too. In this episode, Shannon describes “The Four Freedoms” that are the key to finding and keeping really great people.

Attracting Talent With Marketing

Attracting Talent With Marketing

Are you looking for new and better ways to attract great talent to your team? In this episode, Shannon shows you how to take the capabilities you already use with your clientele and apply them to attract phenomenal new team members. This is crucially important now, during the current “Great Resignation,” when employees have a[…]

Meet Your Newest Teammate: AI, with Evan Ryan

Meet Your Newest Teammate: AI, with Evan Ryan

It’s not that team members don’t want to do hard work—they do. But they want to do meaningful hard work. This is where AI can help—not as a buzzwordy technological magic wand, but simply as a teammate whose specialty is taking on the repetitive, time-consuming tasks that prevent people from making their best contribution and[…]

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Betting On Yourself

Do you bet on yourself? How can you know what’s the best bet for your capabilities, skills, and mindsets? In this episode, Shannon shares some great tools for getting to know yourself better, and some powerful questions to ask, so you can determine which opportunities offer the biggest payoffs for your unique qualities.

Jayson Lowe's Six-Week Sabbatical

Jayson Lowe’s Six-Week Sabbatical

In July of 2021, Jayson Lowe drove away from his businesses and didn’t return for six weeks. As Dan Sullivan says, “You never know how good your team is until you leave.” By giving his team an opportunity to run things themselves, Jayson confirmed how very good they were. Not only did he enjoy irreplaceable[…]

Strategies vs. Tactics

Strategies vs. Tactics

An entrepreneur’s job is to make things up and then make them real. But sometimes there can be a huge gap between your vision and the implementation of it. So how do you connect those dots? In this episode, Shannon Waller unpacks the difference between strategies and tactics, and shows you how to use two[…]

Dynamic Role Optimization, with Nick Sonnenberg

Dynamic Role Optimization, with Nick Sonnenberg

How do team members grow in entrepreneurial organizations where there’s no obvious “ladder”? In this episode, Shannon talks to teamwork efficiency expert Nick Sonnenberg about his newest breakthrough, “Dynamic Role Optimization,” which gives entrepreneurs a system for divvying up and swapping activities within their businesses. He explains how you can apply this system, starting with[…]

The Difference Between Hierarchies And Triads—And Why It’s So Important

The Difference Between Hierarchies And Triads — And Why It’s So Important

“I’m great, you’re not.” Sound familiar? Forty-eight percent of American institutions are founded on this principle, which encourages team members to focus on their own strengths (and others’ weaknesses) in order to get ahead. It’s individualistic, it’s hierarchical, and it’s completely counterproductive. But entrepreneurial organizations are different. Based on the idea that “we’re all great,”[…]