BILL FLYNN has pitched Steve Jobs, was tracked down by Alan Mulally - CEO of Ford/Boeing, failed many times, succeeded more than most, and has garnered many lessons from thirty years of studying the science of success. Bill has worked for and advised hundreds of companies, including startups, where he has a long track record of success in multiple industries. He has been a VP of Sales eight times, twice a CMO and once a GM of a division of a $100MM IT services company before he pivoted to becoming a business growth coach in 2015. Bill is a multi-certified growth coach including MG100, has a Certificate with Distinction - Foundations of NeuroLeadership, is a Certified Predictive Index Partner, author and international speaker. Bill’s best-selling book - Further, Faster - The Vital Few Steps that Take the Guesswork out of Growth continues to garner a 5-Star rating.
Michael and bill discuss why maybe you shouldn't start a company or at least things to really think about. How do you find a product or a service that solves a problem? Why do businesses fail and what are some characteristics of the ones that are successful.
Bill shares the three characteristics of great leaders and his passion around helping companies solve problems and grow.
Of course Michael asks Bill to share his story about meeting Steve Jobs as well!
Bill is available at www.catalystgrowthadvisors.com
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