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They said getting started was the hardest part, but no one told you how hard it is to scale a custom service business. It’s time for your team to step up, but your clients want YOU. Discover how to scale to 7 figures and beyond by freeing up time and getting your team to run whole parts of the company so you can focus on scaling profits. That means more income, more time with your family, and more ability to make impact in the community and beyond. This is the Hands OFF CEO Podcast with Mandi Ellefson.

They said getting started was the hardest part, but no one told you how hard it is to scale a custom service business. It’s time for your team to step up, but your clients want YOU. Discover how to scale to 7 figures and beyond by freeing up time and getting your team to run whole parts of the company so you can focus on scaling profits. That means more income, more time with your family, and more ability to make impact in the community and beyond. This is the Hands OFF CEO Podcast with Mandi Ellefson.
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They said getting started was the hardest part, but no one told you how hard it is to scale a custom service business. It’s time for your team to step up, but your clients want YOU. Discover how to scale to 7 figures and beyond by freeing up time and getting your team to run whole parts of the company so you can focus on scaling profits. That means more income, more time with your family, and more ability to make impact in the community and beyond. This is the Hands OFF CEO Podcast with Mandi Ellefson.

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Episodes

Taking Profit First With a Business that Runs Like Clockwork with Mike Michalowicz – Episode 201

9/5/2019
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Mike has a lot of great knowledge and expertise to share and does it in a very down to earth entertaining, engaging kind of way. He helps us really isolate the most important pieces in our business so that it can run without you. ProfitFirst: Reverse Engineering Profitability We’ve all been taught that profit comes last when managing your business finance: sales minus expenses equals profit. We even use phrases that indicates that profit comes last - profit = bottom line = year end....

Duration:00:43:49

Is Investing in Coaching Worth It? EP:18

6/6/2019
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This episode is powerful. How do you feel about investing in yourself as a leader and CEO? Is it worthwhile? Do you need to do it? Mandi shares 3 key reasons why a coach or mentor is helpful. When was the last time you used zen to describe your work day? Find out why one CEO uses this term to describe how working with Mandi took him from stressed out to blissed out!

Duration:00:08:27

JEB Commerce CEO Jamie Birch Talks Business Growth Hands Off CEO Style EP: 17

5/9/2019
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JEB Commerce helps retailers in the beauty, skincare, travel outdoor and gear and fitness categories generate 10 million dollars within 3 years through their affiliate channel. They use affiliate marketing to augment their customer acquisition model beyond their traditional retail sales. They help them generate revenue they wouldn’t have gotten any other way which is different than what some other types of affiliates offer. They developed a bench-marking tool on their site that...

Duration:00:47:09

How to Make More by Working Less With Tom Shapiro EP: 16

4/18/2019
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Mandi and CEO Tom Shapiro highlight the journey of Stratabeat, Tom’s digital marketing agency. There’s so much to learn from Tom and the way he’s been able to grow his company; doubling in size in just 18 months. All while Tom was able to work less and depend on the incredible team he’s building. He used the “spare” time to write two books and develop leaders who continue to provide incredible results for their clients. Maybe it is possible to do it all. It wasn’t always this way for Tom....

Duration:00:59:42

Find 10 Extra Hours a Week to Accelerate Profits Ep:15

3/14/2019
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What would you do if I could give you an extra hour every day? How would you use that time to bring in new business or grow revenue? If that one hour, which is 20 hours a month, was dedicated to bringing in new business how much would that equate to? What is one new client each month worth to your business? 12 New clients a year? How would that impact your bottom line? You can implement this strategy on your own or use the planner resources provided for you. We have received feedback...

Duration:00:23:03

How to Hire an Operations Manager (Even if You Don’t Have the Budget)

1/3/2019
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One of the most valuable people on your team is your operations manager. They get you out of the day to day, so you can focus on growing your company. So where can you find one? Today on the show, we have Jeremy Pope, the founder of The Closing Engine, who is interviewing Mandi on how to hire an operations manager, even if you don’t have the budget for one yet. What qualities do you look for in an operations manager? You want to look for someone with a complementary skill set to yours,...

Duration:00:56:20

How to Guarantee Results for Your Clients

11/22/2018
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How much could you grow if you could guarantee results for your clients? Because many custom service providers only market their clients’ successes and aren’t honest about the rest, there are a lot of burned clients. And ethical providers tend to be less forward because they’re nervous about over-promising and under-delivering. You can stand out in the crowd by embracing integrity. Then you don’t have to SAY you’re better; you ARE better. Your website Websites in this industry all look the...

Duration:00:16:18

Step Back to Step Up: Scaling Your Business by Letting Go

11/8/2018
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Your hands are full managing your clients, managing the team, running the business, doing the strategy — where are you going to find room to grow? If you’re feeling stuck on the hamster wheel, this episode of the Hands-Off CEO Podcast is for you. Today, we’re talking about letting go so you can scale up. Why is letting go so hard? The very time that you need to let go in order to grow your company is the same time that complexity is at an all-time high, so it’s understandably difficult....

Duration:00:18:43

Building a Freedom-Based Business with Natalie Sisson

11/1/2018
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Is your business enriching your life and the lives of those around you? Or has it commandeered your time and hijacked your passion? If you find yourself saying 'yes' to the latter, then Mandi and her guest have a freedom-based solution for you. Joining us today is the founder of Suitcase Entrepreneur and the author of "The Freedom Plan," Natalie Sisson. Natalie describes her journey from Marketing Executive to successful entrepreneur and tells us what it takes to build a freedom-based...

Duration:00:31:47

Quantum Leaps in Your Growth and Letting Go of the 'How' Virus

10/25/2018
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Picture this: Amazing leaders discussing business strategies at a beautiful beach and having fun. Does this sound too good to be true? Well, that's exactly how last week's Hands Off CEO retreat went! Mandi and her 'Scale to Freedom' tribe talked about what matters most and what they should do to achieve it - let go of the 'how' virus to focus on what and why. Today, Mandi shares what it's like to be a hands-off CEO and how you can be one, too. With all the cogs and gears that move in your...

Duration:00:13:41

How Successful Consultants Scale Their Business with Michael Zipursky

10/11/2018
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What’s the easiest way to grow your business? How can you scale your company without grinding through all those extra hours? Today, Mandi chats with Michael Zipursky, CEO of Consulting Success and one of the world’s top authorities on growing a consulting business. Mandi and Michael discuss how to price your services to dramatically increase your profits. You’ll learn how to develop consistent client attraction and choose the right marketing channel for your business. Throughout his career,...

Duration:00:33:40

Making Hard Calls and Creating Space to Grow

10/4/2018
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Is your business earning to grow or to get by? It’s time to draw the line between scaling and settling. Today’s episode is for high performers who are struggling to keep up and increase their revenue. Mandi shares how you can find confidence when making the right business decisions and why the limit to your success is often rooted in how many hours you have. Isn't it frustrating when you devote so much time and effort, but it's only enough to get the payroll rolling? You need to have...

Duration:00:12:50

Level Up Service Growth in Stages

9/27/2018
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In a perfect world, growth would happen in a linear fashion. But growing your business is a little more complicated than that. So how do you scale your business and move past the inevitable growth hurdles and sales plateaus? This week, Mandi shares her wealth of experience helping custom service businesses scale so you can step away from your team without worrying that it will crash and burn without you. Getting too comfortable with your business can be dangerous and often leads to...

Duration:00:14:49

Mastering Outbound Sales on LinkedIn with Mark Firth

9/20/2018
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If you are relying on referrals to take your business to 7 figures and beyond, you might be making a huge mistake. Referrals are great, but they aren’t enough to break the glass ceiling, and outbound sales is something you need to consider. Feeling some resistance? Don’t worry. Today’s guest is Mark Firth, a master of outbound sales on LinkedIn, and he’ll be the first to tell you that you don’t succeed on LinkedIn by trying to sell. Want to get more done in less time? Mandi is offering her...

Duration:00:41:14

Epic Burnout: How to Deal With, Overcome, and Prevent Burnout

9/13/2018
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If you’re a successful entrepreneur, you’ve dealt with burnout to varying degrees. But how do you overcome the type of crippling burnout that makes you question why you bother owning a business in the first place? In today’s show, Mandi shares her own story of epic burnout, and what she learned can help you identify and deal with burnout before it takes you out of commission. In fact, you can take the problems that lead to burnout and turn them into profit for your business. Want to get...

Duration:00:25:46

Biggest Mistakes Scaling to $1M and Beyond

8/28/2018
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There are plenty of mistakes you can make while scaling your service business while scaling to your first million and beyond. But what’s the single biggest mistake that threatens to stall your growth? Chances are, if you’re having trouble growing, you’re making it. Mandi reveals what the problem is and how to solve it in today’s episode of Hands-OFF CEO. The Hands-OFF CEO Podcast We hope you enjoyed this episode! Take a little time to rate us and leave a review. It helps more than you know...

Duration:00:15:42

The Real Cost of Bad Onboarding with Kristen Gallagher

8/28/2018
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When you’re trying to scale, one of the biggest challenges you face is bringing on new team members. Chances are you’ll face a high turnover rate as you figure out what roles you need to fill and the type of person who should fill it. But what if it’s YOUR fault that a new hire isn’t living up to your expectations? Today, Mandi and Kristen talk about the real cost of bad onboarding and how to do it better. The Hands-OFF CEO Podcast We hope you enjoyed this episode! Take a little time to...

Duration:00:43:55

The 4 Stages of Hands-Off Growth

8/28/2018
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As you know, this podcast is about scaling a custom service business, one of the more challenging things to do. You’ve probably put blood, sweat, and tears into building your company, and now that it’s time to grow, there are obstacles you never saw coming. Today, Mandi talks about the 4 stages of growth you’re likely to experience as you scale. More importantly, she reveals how to move from one stage to the next. Stage 1 As a stage 1 CEO, you’re only doing about 20% of the service...

Duration:00:22:53

Welcome to the Hands-Off CEO Podcast

8/8/2018
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They said getting started was the hardest part, but no one told you how hard it is to scale a custom service business. It’s time for your team to step up, but your clients want YOU. Discover how to scale to 7 figures and beyond by freeing up time and getting your team to run whole parts of the company so you can focus on scaling profits. That means more income, more time with your family, and more ability to make impact in the community and beyond. This is the Hands OFF CEO Podcast with...

Duration:00:03:36