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Cameron Herold On Vision, Values and How To Create an Organization That Outlasts You

The most important commodity is time. Time stands still for no one. It doesn't care whose name is on the most buildings, who has the biggest house, or who has the most Instagram followers. Eventually, we will all run out of time, and we need to use it wisely.

What will your legacy be?

Since your time is such a priceless and limited resource, Cameron Herold wants to help you save it. With tips on hiring coaches to the importance of outsourcing, Cameron will be able to help you save some time so you can spend more of it with your loved ones. What are you waiting for? Listen in and enjoy.

Cameron Herold on Vision, Values and How to Create an Organization That Outlasts You

Time stamped show notes:

[1:17] Things Cameron is passionate or excited about

[2:33] Most impactful things Cameron is doing – family, pro bono with youth

[3:18] Five Fs: Faith, Friends, Finance, Fitness and Family

[3:56] How Connor Blakley got him to mentor him

[5:42] A leader’s job is to grow people.

[6:50] What can people expect if you want to be a COO?

[7:07] COO network – have to be the second in command (title doesn’t matter)

[7:29] Learn how to work with the entrepreneurs.

[8:04] Tools to figure out what people’s strengths are

[9:36] Tool #1 : Vivid vision. See the business 3 years into the future.

[9:51] Vision statements don’t work. Everyone knows it.  

[11:11] The document [vivid vision] gets shared with everyone (suppliers, employees, management)

[11:39] Tool #2 : interviewing/selection systems

[13:02] Tool #3: Focus. Getting employees to be focused.

[14:40] Focus on the critical things.

[15:41] People focus on social media, emails, etc. and don’t get anything done.

[17:18] Finding freelance people who have worked on this previously

[17:39] Key defining moment in his [Cameron] life

[18:44] Being an entrepreneur is about controlling your time.

[20:37] Delegate stuff you don’t want to work on; say yes to things you want to work on.

[21:30] It’s no longer about being the smartest person in the room. It’s about knowing the smartest people.

[24:21] No one wants to talk about work. It’s about connecting with people.

[27:00] You’re just one connection away from success.

Three key points:

  1. A leader’s job is to grow people.
  2. Delegate stuff you don’t want to work on; say yes to things you want to work on.
  3. Get in the game. Talk to some people.

Resources mentioned:


Cameron’s Books:

Double Double

Meetings Suck

Last question:

Getting his book Meetings Suck into people's hands. He needs introductions on how to get his book into big organizations.