March 8, 2018

Brandon Bruce

Episode 701: Business is an endurance sport, with Brandon Bruce

Brandon Bruce is the chief operating officer and co-founder of Cirrus — an all-in-one sales productivity platform that connects Gmail and Outlook with Salesforce. Since launching the business in 2011, the company has grown to $12 million in annual revenue, 65 employees, and was ranked #41 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing companies in 2016.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Focusing on your customers: the key to getting any business off the ground
  • How starting a business is like an endurance sport rather than a sprint
  • The importance of looking towards and planning for the future to ensure you are prepared for changes when they arise
  • How entrepreneurs are able to pursue many different interests within their business
  • Why reading is an important daily habit
  • How daily exercise can help clear your mind and stimulate new ideas
  • Focusing on the right things first: an important skill to master
  • The importance of making decisions quickly
  • The influential lesson of meeting with anyone, anywhere, at anytime
  • Why the number one strategy to ensure success is sell first

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