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For You Leaders - Business and Leadership Podcast Featuring Kirk Dando

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A raw and real look at the scenes of leadership. Kirk Dando goes beyond veneer and into the raw and real of leadership and business scale. You'll learn from world-class leaders in a variety of businesses. Kirk will bring insight from over 20 years of experience working with more than 8,000 leaders.

A raw and real look at the scenes of leadership. Kirk Dando goes beyond veneer and into the raw and real of leadership and business scale. You'll learn from world-class leaders in a variety of businesses. Kirk will bring insight from over 20 years of experience working with more than 8,000 leaders.
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A raw and real look at the scenes of leadership. Kirk Dando goes beyond veneer and into the raw and real of leadership and business scale. You'll learn from world-class leaders in a variety of businesses. Kirk will bring insight from over 20 years of experience working with more than 8,000 leaders.

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@kirkdando

Language:

English

Contact:

(817) 330-9321


Episodes

The 3 types of leaders: Which one are you?

9/19/2018
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Have you ever wondered how others would describe your leadership style? It does not matter what kind of leader you want to be, aspire to be or even believe you are. What matters is your real leadership style. Today’s For You leaders podcast is all about you and your leadership style.

Duration:00:19:24

How the Most Effective CEOs Spend Their Time: An exhaustive 12-year study

8/27/2018
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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 CEOs 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.

Duration:00:24:59

Culture, Leverage and Getting $#it Done

8/7/2018
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Culture, Leverage and Getting $#it Done: these might be the three most important topics for anyone starting a business. In today’s episode, Blake Garrett, CEO and Founder of Aceable and AceableAgent, tackles all three hot topics – challenging your perception with his unique views.

Duration:00:23:38

How to manufacture your own luck: Aligning Priorities and Actions

7/22/2018
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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. As you’ll hear today, the Aceable that exists now was not Blake’s original idea. In this episode, Blake tells the story of how he left Ernst and Young to follow his dreams of creating a...

Duration:00:19:01

Building a culture of performance: hiring hacks from RevZilla - Anthony Bucci Part 2

5/10/2018
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If you missed the first episode with Anthony Bucci, co-founder and former CEO of RevZilla, be sure to listen now. He explains how he and his co-founders scaled RevZilla from an idea to over $140 million in revenue without raising any outside money. Anthony is a self-proclaimed nerd when it comes to people issues. In this episode, he will challenge your thinking on hiring, leading and managing. He’ll give you a powerful concept we recommend our portfolio companies: the 5-15. Anthony mastered...

Duration:00:35:55

Everything breaks at scale: How RevZilla navigated explosive growth - Anthony Bucci - Part 1

4/26/2018
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There’s a reason why nothing kills faster than success: everything breaks at scale. Today’s guest is Anthony Bucci, the co-founder and former CEO of the incredibly successful company, RevZilla. As CEO, Anthony navigated RevZilla doubling in revenue almost every year – without raising any outside money. Anthony provides a unique retrospective on today’s podcast. He’s had a chance to reflect on his experiences inside the rocketship company. He now wants to help normalize the journey for...

Duration:00:49:52

Culture, Values, Raising Money + The Role of CEO

3/20/2018
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Today, we’re continuing our conversation with serial entrepreneur, Brett Hurt. If you missed the first episode, make sure to listen to learn the resources Brett uses to scale, how to communicate with investors and a lot more. This episode is jam-packed with insights and actionable advice from Brett. We spend a lot of time talking about exactly HOW to create a thriving culture. Brett shares a unique but powerful way to develop your company’s values so they stick and are memorable. Brett’s...

Duration:00:49:30

Scaling: Lessons Learned from Brett Hurt

3/2/2018
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Today we’re talking to serial entrepreneur, Brett Hurt. He’s a co-founder and the CEO of data.world and a founder of Coremetrics and Bazaarvoice. Brett also owns Hurt Family Investments with his wife, Debra. They’re now invested in 55 startups and 12 VC funds. Brett’s had the privilege, both firsthand and through his investments, to see the practices that work (and don’t) for scaling a business. In Part One of our interview with Brett, he shares two practices he wishes more CEOs would...

Duration:00:28:53

Brett Hurt: 2 Secrets to Scaling

3/2/2018
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Today we’re talking to serial entrepreneur, Brett Hurt. He’s a co-founder and the CEO of data.world and a founder of Coremetrics and Bazaarvoice. Brett also owns Hurt Family Investments with his wife, Debra. They’re now invested in 55 startups and 12 VC funds. Brett’s had the privilege, both firsthand and through his investments, to see the practices that work (and don’t) for scaling a business. In Part One of our interview with Brett, he shares two practices he wishes more CEOs would...

Duration:00:28:53

The powerful attitude of gratitude

2/14/2018
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Happy Valentine's Day! In this short podcast, we discuss the powerful concept of gratitude and how you can use it to upgrade your leadership. We also introduce the Leadership Gratitude Journal. You can download or buy a physical version of the Leadership Gratitude Journal here.

Duration:00:08:15

The 1 question great leaders ask about every employee

2/7/2018
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It’s not a secret, people and their issues are a huge part of any leader’s life. It can be the best and worst part about being a leader. The good news is today’s episode is full of simple, actionable frameworks around developing and leading people. We talk about how to hire, how to fire, how to develop and why people are such a big issue in the first place. We also highlight the one question all great leaders ask, at least once a quarter, about every one of their employees. Our guest today...

Duration:00:20:52

Leadership lessons from a Super Bowl Champion: Being a work in progress

1/23/2018
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Sports analogies are overdone in business. Don’t let that get in the way of hearing the powerful messages from today’s podcast guest, Clint Gresham. Clint is a former NFL Player, Super Bowl Champion and author of Becoming. Today’s podcast is rich with raw and real information on what it means to be a work in progress in business and life. The Super Bowl means many things to different people. You might think of the brilliant (or not-so-brilliant) ads in the commercial break. Or you look...

Duration:00:35:11

Work in Progress: Leadership lessons from a Super Bowl Champion

1/23/2018
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Sports analogies are overdone in business. Don’t let that get in the way of hearing the powerful messages from today’s podcast guest, Clint Gresham. Clint is a former NFL Player, Super Bowl Champion and author of Becoming. Today’s podcast is rich with raw and real information on what it means to be a work in progress in business and life. The Super Bowl means many things to different people. You might think of the brilliant (or not-so-brilliant) ads in the commercial break. Or you look...

Duration:00:35:11

Make your meetings less of a beating

1/10/2018
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If you missed the last episode of the For You Leaders Podcast, make sure you listen to it first. Our guests, Matt Laessig, COO & co-founder at data.world and Bryon Jacob, CTO & co-founder at data.world, explained the powerful concept of Strategic Pillars. If your business does any sort of strategic planning, make sure you listen to the previous episode. Today, we continue our conversation with Matt and Bryon. They tackle several critical topics: meetings, how leadership should show up in...

Duration:00:19:41

Make your meeting less of a beating

1/10/2018
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If you missed the last episode of the For You Leaders Podcast, make sure you listen to it first. Our guests, Matt Laessig, COO & co-founder at data.world and Bryon Jacob, CTO & co-founder at data.world, explained the powerful concept of Strategic Pillars. If your business does any sort of strategic planning, make sure you listen to the previous episode. Today, we continue our conversation with Matt and Bryon. They tackle several critical topics: meetings, how leadership should show up...

Duration:00:19:41

Strategic Pillars: the strategic battlefields your business has to win to scale

12/20/2017
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Most businesses have a great strategy that isn’t executed or a poor strategy that isn’t corrected quick enough. It doesn’t have to be that way. As our guests today explain, the key to executing the right strategy starts with the powerful concept of Strategic Pillars. Strategic Pillars are simply the 3-5 strategic battlefields your business has to win to be successful. Today’s guests are Matt Laessig, COO & co-founder at data.world and Bryon Jacob, CTO & co-founder at data.world. They both...

Duration:00:20:06

Strategic Pillars: why, when and how to find your strategic battlefields

12/20/2017
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Most businesses have a great strategy that isn’t executed or a poor strategy that isn’t corrected quick enough. It doesn’t have to be that way. As our guests today explain, the key to executing the right strategy starts with the powerful concept of Strategic Pillars. Strategic Pillars are simply the 3-5 strategic battlefields your business has to win to be successful. Today’s guests are Matt Laessig, COO & co-founder at data.world and Bryon Jacob, CTO & co-founder at data.world. They...

Duration:00:20:06

Pancakes, Queso & EBITDA

12/3/2017
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Restaurants have a notoriously high failure rate and the ones that survive often have razor thin margins. 60 percent of restaurants close or change ownership in the first year of business, 80 percent fail within five years. The fact that Kerbey Lane Cafe in Austin, Texas serves food is almost where the similarities end between Kerbey Lane and most other restaurants. For over 25 years, they’ve done business differently: from hiring to training everyone (down to the table bussers) how their...

Duration:00:49:08

Make HR a strategic partner in the C-Suite

11/13/2017
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What comes to mind when you hear human resources? A lot of us think about rule enforcers, 401k administration or resolving vacation time issues. HR can - and should- be so much more. Human resources can be an asset to drive the company's goals. HR can be a true strategic partner and asset within the C-Suite. Does that sound like your HR team? Today’s podcast is a short interview that reminds us of the powerful possibilities of a different type of HR. Our guest is Ryan Robinson, the...

Duration:00:15:58

Journey to the Top: Practical Advice for Scaling a Business

10/25/2017
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People often think that success just happens. Anyone who has ever been in business knows it’s not true. There is no such thing as overnight success. It’s a constant journey. Today’s episode is all about the journey of growth. Kirk Dando was a leadership keynote speaker at a recent event at Galvanize in Austin, TX. Listen in as he shares his experience about the journey to the top. He’s been the personal Sherpa to thousands of CEOs have they’ve embarked on the journey of growth. This is a...

Duration:00:28:25