July 13, 2017

Bruce Eckfeldt

Episode 534: The 52 Habits, with Bruce Eckfeldt.

After 10-years of running the company he founded — and having worked with dozens of early-stage founders and CEOs — Bruce Eckfeldt developed 52 habits that help entrepreneurs be better managers — because most entrepreneurs struggle to be good managers. And now Bruce shares a habit a week with his ever growing community — which are easy to use tips on how to apply them to your day-to-day work and grow your business faster and easier.

What you’ll learn about in this episode

  • Creating a defensible calendar to help you accomplish your ‘big rocks’
  • Forming a habit of assuming positive intent
  • Using relationship power over role power
  • An important decision-making process that Bruce learned in the early stages of his business
  • Making the transition of being focused on the client to being focused on the culture when you are in a founder role
  • Why entrepreneurs are typically bad managers
  • Developing a way of thinking that focuses on ‘we’ not ‘I’ when it comes to the work
  • The value of implementing a 90-day planning cycle
  • How a talent review, clear priorities, and a culture of accountability can ensure success

 

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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.