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About CEO Coach

Everything you need to do business on the web. From funding to finance, setup to staffing, branding to biz-dev, co-hosts Gillian Muessig and Anne Kennedy have between them, more than 50 years of success in nurturing businesses to become global brands. Gillian co-founded Moz and serves on boards on four continents. Anne was a founding board member of and guided numerous Internet start-ups, including Zillow. Together, and with occasional guest experts, they break down the art of small business from the ground up.

Latest Show Episodes & Updates

Security Issues for Start Ups
Air Date: August 18, 2014

0 Just when you thought it was safe to launch, our guest expert Raj Shah of Palo Alto Networks explains how to protect your company and your IP, including some tips you may find surprising. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Transparency and Optimizing Communication
Air Date: August 11, 2014

0 Communicating your companys information the right way is critical to efficiency and effectiveness. Gillian and Anne lay out a plan for what to communicate and how for maximum performance. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

What Every Start-up CEO Should Know About Investing
Air Date: August 4, 2014

0 Marie Moore of Moore Group at Morgan Stanley in Dallas tells us what everyone starting a company needs to know about investing  . . . and you don’t need to wait for the Big Cash Out. In fact, you need to start planning from the beginning and build a relationship with a trusted advisor. […]

Forget Personas – Market to Real People and Build Brand Communities
Air Date: July 28, 2014

0 Gillian and Anne discuss how critical it is to market to real people, not just personas. What ways must you find to engage your customers where they are to build your brand community, your essential element for success in21st century marketing. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

How Employee Accountability Drives Corporate Performance
Air Date: July 21, 2014

0 Greg Bustin joins Anne and Gillian to talk about his book Accountability, the Key to Driving a High Performance Culture. Greg talks about the research in his book and his tips for raising accountability in your company. Find out what the seven pillars of accountability are and how they set your culture on the […]

IT Project Management and How to Hold Your Team Accountable
Air Date: July 14, 2014

0 Anne and Gillian discuss IT project management, in particular how to manage development projects and maintain forward progress and your sanity. Learn project management tips from those who have been through the process. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Forget your Crystal Ball, Listen to a Futurist
Air Date: July 7, 2014

1 Gillian and Anne talk with Meridith Fishkin, a futurist consultant who predicted, among other trends the bebe craze for French fashion, Japanese anime adoption in the US, and the steam punk art movement. Find out what futurists can do for your business. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Building a Successful Hispanic-Focused Media Company in the US… As a Woman
Air Date: June 30, 2014

0 Anne and Gillian chat with Martha de la Torre, founder and CEO of EC Hispanic Media about launching successful publications for a fast-growing minority market and being a Reluctant Entrepreneur. Her company publishes El Classificado, Quinceanera and six other publications online and in print for Hispanic readers in the US and Mexico. Podcast: Play […]

How to Use Google+ to Win Friends and Influence Buyers with Ben Fisher
Air Date: June 23, 2014

0 Gillian and Anne talk to Ben Fisher about the best ways to make the most of Google Plus for you business. Fisher runs, and he is a Brand Management consultant. Take His 30-day challenge on Google Plus and see how far you get. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Metrics That Matter for Clear Vision and Intelligent Decisions
Air Date: June 16, 2014

0 What metrics must you absolutely track to determine if you are on the right path to success? Gillian and Anne discuss what to track, how to track it, and most importantly what to do with the data you collect to make decisions that matter. Podcast: Play in new window | Download