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Episode 56: The Evolution of Entrepreneurship: Ryan Deiss on Growing and Scaling Businesses Part 2

Episode 56: The Evolution of Entrepreneurship: Ryan Deiss on Growing and Scaling Businesses Part 2

business management business operations business system business value entrepreneurship podcast Jul 09, 2024

In this episode, host Bob Gauvreau talks with Ryan Deiss about the crucial role of passion in business. Ryan explains why entrepreneurs should focus on their customers' needs instead of becoming too attached to their products. This approach ensures long-term success and adaptability in a dynamic market.

Bob and Ryan discuss common entrepreneurial pitfalls, highlighting the dangers of product-centric thinking. Ryan shares his experiences, emphasizing the importance of building systems that prioritize customer satisfaction. This strategy fosters loyalty and drives sustained business growth.

Bob Gauvreau leads this insightful discussion, providing listeners with practical advice for systemizing operations and maintaining a customer-first mindset. Tune in for actionable tips that can transform your business approach and help you genuinely serve your customers. Don’t miss out on these valuable insights.


Episode Highlights:


  • 00:00 Welcome to The Wealthy Entrepreneur Podcast
  • 01:12 Prioritizing Systems and Processes in Business
  • 03:15 Mapping Business Processes to Create Value and Improve Efficiency
  • 08:20 Prioritizing Systemization in Business, Focusing on High-stakes Processes
  • 13:14 Scaling Businesses, Prioritizing Value to Marketplace
  • 17:49 Importance of Empathizing With Customers in Starting and Growing a Business
  • 23:11 Scaling a Business With Guest Ryan Deiss

About the Guest:
Ryan Deiss is a serial entrepreneur, author, and investor, and according to Shark Tank star Daymond John, “His companies practically own the internet.” Ryan is the Founder and CEO of The Scalable Company (,, and a Founding Partner at Scalable Equity, LLC, an equity accelerator that builds, acquires, and invests inB2B media, services, and software brands. Ryan is also the founder and host of the Traffic & Conversion Summit, the largest digital marketing conference in North America. He also quite literally wrote the book on modern marketing, Digital Marketing For Dummies (Wiley), which is now in its second edition. As a sought-after speaker, Ryan has shared the stage with top business leaders and celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, Gary Vaynerchuk, Sarah Blakely, Martha Stewart, Tim Ferris, Daymond John, and Dave Ramsey.

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