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Today’s guest is Gregg Kaplan, founder of RedBox. Gregg is an incredible leader with a great story. In today’s episode, Gregg shares the unique story of RedBox (for example, did you know that RedBox started as an idea within McDonalds?) and the lessons he learned on the path to scaling RedBox to over $2b in revenue. Gregg shares exactly how the most effective CEOs work smarter – not just harder. One way he’s learned from scaling companies is by writing down the lessons he’s learned along the way. He even ...

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For this special Halloween-themed episode of the For You Leaders Podcast, we’ll explore three huge fears of, even the best, CEOs. Obviously, most CEOs are concerned that their businesses will succeed, but today’s episode goes deeper to uncover why CEOs share these three very common, fears. You will also learn how to overcome these fears in your own life. One surprising solution we’ll discuss is the simple phrase: “I don’t know what I don’t know.” We’ll explain the power behind this simple phrase, why the best CEOs say it on ...

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The Source Hydro Panel from Zero Mass Water. Today’s guest is Cody Friesen, CEO of Zero Mass Water. Zero Mass Water invented SOURCE, a Hydropanel that makes drinking water from sunlight and air. Picture a larger-than-average solar panel that produces drinkable water from the water in the air. Their mission is lofty by any standard: Perfecting water for every person, every place. Today’s podcast is about a lot more than the incredible product Cody and Zero Mass Water are building. You will learn Cody’s innovative ideas bleed into Zero Mass ...

The post Creating something from nothing: Lessons from the audacious vision of Zero Mass Water appeared first on dando.

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We all have the same 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Why do some seem to get more accomplished than others? As you’ll learn today from a ground-breaking 12-year study from the Harvard Business Review, it all comes down to one word: intentionality. We inherently know that a CEO’s calendar is jam-packed. CEOs schedules are incredibly demanding – constantly juggling the promises they’ve made – to investors, customers, employees, their family and the goals they’ve set – both ...

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“Action expresses priorities.” -Mahatma Gandhi If you are trying to manufacture your own luck, it might be time for you to start reflecting on a quote that greatly influenced today’s guest, Blake Garrett. Blake is the CEO and Founder of Aceable and AceableAgent, a hyper-growth startup based in Austin, TX. Aceable started as a mobile application to replace boring Driver’s Ed courses. Since their inception, Aceable’s mission has expanded to demolish the educational barriers between people and their dreams. They are now in different verticals like Real Estate. As you’ll hear ...

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As a CEO, it’s tough to keep a firm pulse on the business – and more importantly, the people within the business. Who’s struggling? Who accomplished a lot this week? Who do you need to help out? The most common tactic when a CEO starts to feel this way is to create more meetings or more 1-on-1s. This is counter-productive as the CEOs most valuable asset is time. However, there is a simple, efficient tactic that will allow any manager in the business (not just the CEO) to have a ...

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