April 30, 2018

Brett Gilliland

Episode 736: Becoming an elite entrepreneur, with Brett Gilliland

Brett Gilliland is founder and CEO of Elite Entrepreneurs, which specializes in helping business owners who are running companies that generate a million dollars or more in annual revenue by giving them the knowledge, tools, and processes they need grow and scale to $10 million and beyond. He’s an expert in organization development, leadership, and strategy and spent 10 years helping Infusionsoft grow from $7 million in annual revenue to over $100 million. One of Brett’s favorite professional accomplishments is co-creating Infusionsoft’s Elite Forum alongside CEO Clate Mask and building the Elite business inside of Infusionsoft.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • The importance of scaling a company with a culture that you are passionate about
  • How Brett’s path and journey led to him to co-create Infusionsoft’s Elite Forum
  • How Elite Forum helps small businesses scale and be built to last
  • The predictable stages that all small businesses grow through
  • The importance of transitioning your mindset from entrepreneur to CEO
  • Why you need to set your vision, enroll people in the process of that vision, and then get them to execute the vision
  • Why the number one role as a leader in your business is to set the vision
  • Why as a leader you need to ensure you are consistently reinforcing your vision
  • The importance of hiring the right employees that fit with the culture and values of your business
  • How taking a step back from the whirlwind of your business allows you to make decisions and refocus

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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.