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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

What is it Really Like to Sell Your Company?
Air Date: January 26, 2015

0 Kristin Luck of Decipher, a market research software-as-service talks about the steps her company went through to attract the right buyer and then complete the sale.  What were the critical steps in he process? Where did they have to focus the most. And what was the biggest surprise. A must-hear for any entrepreneur planning […]

Logistics Solve Business Issues
Air Date: January 19, 2015

0 Guest Robert Gilbreath of ShipStation discusses logistics for small companies and how entrepreneurs can solve problems and streamline operations with the right tools. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Growth Hacking for Start-ups and Marketing
Air Date: January 12, 2015

0 Guest Farrah Bostic, founder of The Difference Engine, talks about attaining, gaining and sustaining customers and why a distribution plan is critically important to your company’s growth, more so even than brand equity. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Your Top 3 Critical Financial Success Factors for the New Year
Air Date: January 5, 2015

0 What must you absolutely do with your companys finances to succeed in the New Year? Besides the obvious: increase revenues, of course. Gillian and Anne give you the top three to get you started. 3: Complement your skill set with partners. 2. Practice good financial hygiene from Day 1. And 1 — Drum roll please! […]

Seeking Out Venture Capital or Angel Investing; How Analysts Benefit Entrepreneurs
Air Date: December 29, 2014

0 Gillian speaks with Susan Sigl, former CEO of the Washington Technology Industry Association and co-founder/partner of SeaPoint Ventures about what you should do before you seek Venture Capital or Angel Investing. Also Rebecca Lieb of Altimeter explains what analysts do and how they can be of benefit to entrepreneurs. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

What Does a CEO Coach Do?
Air Date: December 22, 2014

0 We hear about “life coaches” and, of course sports coaches all the time. And here we are with a show called “CEO Coach”. So just what does a CEO Coach do? Anne and Gillian discuss the value CEO coaches bring to companies, and not just start ups. We talk about how we started and why. How […]

Equipping Owners, Freaks and Weirdos Who Will Inherit the Earth
Air Date: December 15, 2014

0 Chris Brogan, New York times best selling author of this year’s The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth and Just Start Here and six more books, and Founder and CEO of Owner Media Group talks with Anne about “owning the game you most want to win”, as he puts it. Just what does he mean […]

Why YOUtility Marketing is Way Better than the MadMen Way
Air Date: December 8, 2014

0 Anne and Gillian welcome Jay Baer, author Of  Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help Not Hype and President of Convince and Convert, a social media firm that works with major brands to take their marketing from good to great, and ranks the worlds number 1 content marketing resource according to the Content Marketing Institute. Jay talks […]

Breaking Out on Your Own; Running a Sole Proprietor Consultancy
Air Date: December 1, 2014

0 Special guest Bill Hunt, CEO and Founder of Back-Azimuth Consulting, and best-selling author has built and sold not one or two consultancies, but FIVE, one of them twice to the same company. Listen in as Gillian and Anne pick Bill’s brain with the questions we have been longing to ask him. How to keep […]

Starting a Business in India — What Do You Need to Know?
Air Date: November 25, 2014

0 Indias middle class has swelled to 350 million eager consumers with money in their pockets. If you’re tempted to do business in India, here’s what you must know about marketing there from Millie Khanna, CEO and Founder of Talespinners, a New Delhi social media agency, and also Entrepreneur in Residence at Outlines  Venture Group. […]