The key ingredient of any business is the team.
Shannon Byrne Susko has over 20 years of experience building and leading high-growth technology companies in the financial services industry. She co-founded, served as CEO, and led the sale of the two companies less than six years apart, and she is the creator of the 3HAG. In this week’s episode, Shannon talks about her latest book, Metronomics, her custom system that helps teams scale and grow.
[1:50] A little bit about Shannon and how she got started in her career.
[3:20] Shannon was looking for a system to help her get organized in her business.
[4:25] You have both hard-edge and soft-edge systems in your business. Shannon shares what these two worlds look like.
[9:10] Don’t get your team hooked on the latest “flavor of the month” when it comes to internal team development and main company focus.
[11:15] How does Metronomics fit into other company frameworks like EOS or Scaling Up?
[12:30] When it comes to entrepreneurship, you never truly graduate from the program; you just get better.
[18:10] It’s important to have empathy for where you are at in your business.
[19:30] If you’re feeling stuck, don’t worry. Every single leader has been where you are. They all get stuck.
[23:00] Does Metronomics work for smaller-scale companies?
[26:55] How do you have an “open playing field” when trying to win at business?
[30:35] What kind of mistakes does Shannon see entrepreneurs and business leaders make?
[31:25] It took Shannon longer to get to where she wanted to go because she was stuck on “doing it herself.”
[33:25] Shannon shares a little bit about the previous books she has written, and who they’re for.
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Email Todd: Todd@Dynastylc.com
Metronomics: One United System to Grow Up Your Team, Company, and Life, by Shannon Susko
Scaling Leadership: Building Organizational Capability and Capacity to Create Outcomes that Matter Most, by Robert J. Anderson and William A. Adams
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