The Dentist Freedom Blueprint Podcast

Today we’re going to talk about the business ownership position—a.k.a. the CEO position. Many of us aspire to be there, and many are there, either out of default because someone had to fill that position or because we were the ones who decided to build the business. Trey Taylor has been through each of those situations, and he joins me on the podcast to share his wisdom when it comes to being an effective CEO.

Trey, CEO and business coach, has had a profound effect on the success of his business. Listen in as he shares his initial career journey and how he got shoved into the role of CEO with no experience in the company’s field. You will learn how important company culture is, how to define appropriate roles, and what really made a difference when it comes to taking charge (of the right things).

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Minute Markers:

  • 3:34 – Who Trey is and how he got to where he is today.
  • 10:50 – The difference between a CEO and any other role in a company.
  • 12:50 – The three things that a CEO does.
  • 14:43 – Common errors CEOs make and where they come from.
  • 17:25 – How to find out what people are good at and create an effective team.
  • 22:20 – What company sizes benefit from middle management.
  • 25:05 – What a CEO cannot delegate and the role that needs to be filled.
  • 29:35 – The benefit of a culture that is articulated intentionally.
  • 31:46 – How to attract great people in the current climate.

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