HOW TO CEO

Real-World Insights from Successful Founder and CEO, Agnes Kozera

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By Murray Newlands
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Some of the world's greatest CEO's have agreed to share their stories and insights into HOW TO CEO. The world changes when you become a CEO; you fail or succeed beyond your wildest dreams. Through interviews, book reviews and knowledge-bites, HOW TO CEO will help you achieve your maximum potential and live the best life possible.
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Some of the world's greatest CEO's have agreed to share their stories and insights into HOW TO CEO. The world changes when you become a CEO; you fail or succeed beyond your wildest dreams. Through interviews, book reviews and knowledge-bites, HOW TO CEO will help you achieve your maximum potential and live the best life possible.
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Managing Happiness in Business and Life (with David Henzel)
In today’s episode, I’m excited to have the opportunity to speak with business founder and leadership coach David Henzel. David uses one of his companies, Managing Happiness, to help CEOs set goals, pinpoint their personal core values and define their personal mission statement. David spoke to me about what CEOs need to know to manage happiness both in their lives and in the life of their companies. He also discussed the importance of forming the right habits. David believes habits determine everything in life, which is why he helps people define the habits they want to implement in their lives. All this and more can be heard on this episode, so you won't want to miss it!
15:50
December 13, 2019
How And Why CEOs Must Tell a Great Story for Their Company (With Chris Brogan)
On today’s podcast, I had the opportunity to speak with sought-after marketing expert and storyteller, Chris Brogan. In a world where consumers have infinite choices, they choose companies that align with their values. Uber vs. Lyft, Nike vs. Adidas, Chick-fil-A vs Popeyes, and on and on. It’s all about storytelling rather than just building the minimum viable product. If you’re a CEO who’s raising money or marketing your company, your business’s story needs to align with who you are and what you really believe in. Chris talks about all this and much more, so you won’t want to miss this episode!
15:23
December 8, 2019
How to Raise Your First $10M (with Vivek Saraswat of the Mayfield Fund)
In this episode, I’m excited to speak with Vivek Saraswat of the Mayfield Fund. Vivek is a venture investor and experienced product leader in next-generation enterprise application and infrastructure technologies. You’ll definitely want to hear how he answered my question about how to raise your first $10M, his advice for CEOs who want to pitch investors, and much more. You’ll also hear why he spotlighted a few noteworthy investors: Ed Sim of Boldstart Ventures, Leo Polovets of Susa Ventures, Hunter Walk of Hombrew, and Navin Chaddha of Mayfield.
30:31
November 26, 2019
CEOs in Troubled Waters (with Myriam Joire from the Mobile Tech Podcast)
On this week’s How To CEO podcast, I spoke again with Myriam Joire (TNKGRL) of the Mobile Tech Podcast. You won’t want to miss this episode, which centered on the topic of corporate social responsibility in Silicon Valley! And again, don’t miss the November contest I’m running with Myriam: Win a pair of Apple AirPods Pro! For more info, read the contest rules and enter to win.
22:32
November 13, 2019
CEOs, Politics, and Mobile Phone Wars (with Myriam Joire from the Mobile Tech Podcast)
On today's How To CEO podcast, I had a conversation with Myriam Joire from the Mobile Tech Podcast. In this first part of a multi-episode series, we talked about the very important issue of Tech and the Current Trade Wars! You won’t want to miss this discussion, and you definitely won’t want to miss the November contest I’m running with Myriam: Win a pair of Apple AirPods Pro! For more info, read the contest rules and enter to win.
20:01
November 1, 2019
Real-World Insights from Successful Founder and CEO, Agnes Kozera
This episode’s tips and advice come from Murray's guest, Agnes Kozera. She’s the CEO of https://podcorn.fm – a platform that simplifies every aspect of podcast sponsorships. Agnes talks about selling her first startup to Google, the traits needed to become a great CEO, what to look for in a co-founder, and the “addiction” of building valuable companies. She also discusses why “good companies don’t get sold; they get bought.” Tune in to this addition of the How to CEO podcast for all this, and more.
16:42
October 15, 2019
New Venture With Serial Entrepreneur Uri Haramati
In this episode of the How To CEO podcast Murray interviews Uri Haramati. Uri is a seasoned product manager with over a decade of business knowledge and experience in diverse capacities. A serial entrepreneur, Uri founded Life on Air (Meerkat, Houseparty), which is used by millions of users worldwide. Well, Uri has been working on a new venture and he is here to tell you all about it. Check out Torri @ https://toriihq.com/about
20:38
September 30, 2019
Communication Works Wonders with Itai Sadan
In this episode of How to CEO, Murray talks with Itai Sadan, co-founder, and CEO of website design platform Duda. Itai shares his insights on becoming a great CEO, what he learned from working with his clients, and why leaders need to communicate well with their teams. Itai delves into the intricacies of building a website. He also comments that employees are the real driving force in business, and cherishing your best employees will, in turn, lead them to love your company. He also stresses the importance of good product-market fit, how it as a cushion for mistakes.
21:39
September 28, 2019
How To Build Your Second Billion Dollar Startup with Lesley Eccles
When you decide to become a CEO, you can either crash and burn or get advice from amazing people and amazing companies. In this episode of How to CEO, Murray sits down with Lesley Eccles, founder of sports betting site FanDuel and now CEO of Relish, a relationship training app. Together, they talk about the secrets on building your second highly successful venture. Lesley underscores that a thriving business is never achieved overnight and follows no set formula. Lesley comments on the power of belief, both in your vision and in your people.
20:35
September 26, 2019
Tips and Tricks for Aspiring CEOs from People Hacker, Dr. Mark Goulston
Do you aspire to be the next Steve Jobs or Elon Musk? In this episode, Murray brings on a special guest, Dr. Mark Goulston. Mark is well known for his bestselling book, Just Listen, and for hacking the unconscious formula that boosted Apple's success. Murray and Mark talk about CEOs vs. COOs, Leaders vs. Managers, and the Whoa Wow Hmm Yes method. If you want to think like Steve Jobs and jump-start your CEO goals, drop everything, and listen to this episode now.
26:36
August 22, 2019
Bringing in Missing Capabilities
Rana, CEO of Behavioral Signs and founder of TiZE, joins Murray in this episode of How to CEO. Rana is a well known A.I. entrepreneur who was able to take a company from bankruptcy to profitability in just two years. He shares that being a leader also means becoming a team player. A CEO brings in capabilities that the team needs to leverage from outside. He advises CEOs to learn how to deal with people and understanding that you can only deliver great outcomes when you all work together.
21:45
August 20, 2019
How Lows Can Create Excellent Leaders
In this episode, Murray welcomes Andrew Thomas, the CEO, and co-founder of Skybell Technologies. This company was able to revolutionize doorbells and has helped many people to feel safer in their homes. Andrew shares the challenges he had to face before starting his company. In his mid-twenties, he went through depression. As soon as he realized that life is too short, he worked hard to get where he is now. His story proves how hurdles should not hinder you from attaining the goals you've set for yourself. He also shares the high points in his career thus far.
20:40
August 15, 2019
What Makes a CEO vs. a Founder
In this episode, Han Jin, the co-founder, and CEO of Lucid joins Murray to discuss the qualities of being a CEO. Han Jin and his partner created Lucid back in 2015, and their company produces software and artificial intelligence.  Murray and Han Jin talk about the various characteristics and skills that a CEO should have. He also notes that being a founder and CEO are two very different things.  Han Jin tries to differentiate both roles. Afterwhich, he shares his experience and the challenges he faced being both for the past two and a half years. 
17:02
August 13, 2019
Meet CEO Cynthia Johnson
In this episode, Murray welcomes Cynthia Johnson, his first guest on the podcast. As the co-founder and CEO of Bell + Ivy, Cynthia talks about the lessons that kept her going as she tried to start her own company. Cynthia also reveals her favorite management books and her takeaways from them. Cynthia shares that being a CEO takes a lot of hard work. However, she explains that some personality traits can help aspiring leaders get to the top of their respective companies. Cynthia also shares her tips on how to become a stern and confident CEO.
20:49
August 8, 2019
Raising Funds for Your Startup
In this episode of How to CEO, you will learn about something important: how to raise business capital. No business can operate without money, so how should an entrepreneur proceed in fundraising endeavors? If you are asking yourself questions like, should I try to bring in more capital? How do I start fundraising? Is this the right time? Where should I go? How much do I need? These questions and more will be answered in this episode of How to CEO. 
10:17
August 1, 2019
What You Can Expect
Some of the world's greatest CEOs share their stories and insights into how to CEO. The world changes when you become a CEO, you can fail or succeed beyond your wildest dreams.Through interviews, book reviews and knowledge’s bites, How to CEO will help you achieve your maximum potential and live the best life possible. 
08:55
July 30, 2019
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July 29, 2019
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