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Think Like A CEO with Gary Keller & Jay Papasan

Gary Keller went from aspiring rock musician to leader of one of the most innovative companies in real estate. Think Like A CEO weaves a narrative of the business and life lessons, including developing business strategies, hiring the right people, and developing a culture that truly puts people first.

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3. Pivot, Step Three: Be Digital & Connected

One of the most valuable resources a business can cultivate while pivoting is a sense of community. When it comes to real estate, this applies both inside and outside of your company. In episode three, Gary and Jay examine how going digital can help leaders overcome social distancing measures and form stronger connections with their colleagues and clients.


11 May 2020

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5. Taking Back the Reins

The real estate landscape has changed, and with it, Keller Williams. Today, Gary Keller is back in the CEO seat, guiding Keller Williams through the fourth industrial revolution and focusing on developing an innovation engine that changes the game.


5 Aug 2019

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2. Leading with Energy

A positive corporate culture doesn’t just happen, it’s created by design. Successful CEOs bring a unique energy and purpose that effectively pave the way to corporate success or create its downfall. But don’t take our word for it. Take a cue from an unsuspecting source - Ebenezer Scrooge.


18 Nov 2019

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2. Pivot, Step Two: Be Lean & Leveraged

To pivot, you have to be nimble. To be nimble, you have to get rid of any excess weighing down your business. In episode two, Gary discusses the cuts leaders have to be prepared to make to their bottom line in order to minimize expenses while motivating their teams to maximize their resourcefulness. Tune in to hear how tightening budgets can bring out the best in a business.


4 May 2020

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1. Pivot, Step One: Be Safe & Strong

Shifts can shake even the best of leaders to their cores, but in order to come out successful on the other end, they have to pivot. As Gary explains in the first episode of season 4, pivots start by remaining safe and strong. Only then can we look after others in our personal and professional circles. Press play to hear how Gary moves forward in times of adversity.


27 Apr 2020

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4. Owning Results

When you own the results of your business you not only own the profits that you make, but you own the profits that you share with others through philanthropy. Tune in to learn how to harness your finances by working backwards with Gary Keller’s proven method, the profit principle. 


2 Dec 2019

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3. Engaging Talent

Hiring is hard enough already, but how can you be sure you’re hiring talent that brings your business a twofold return? Today’s episode walks through the process that allows entrepreneurs to become true business owners by hiring talent that is motivated to move up the ranks.


25 Nov 2019

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1. Being a CEO Starts With the Way You Think

Leadership can be an elusive concept. There’s no true recipe for success, as leadership styles vary across cultures and industries. However, one thing rings true - the best CEOs start by addressing mindset before taking action. Today’s episode walks through the development of this mindset and identifies the three key elements that make up the CEO job description.


11 Nov 2019

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Episode 1: Financial Wealth and Freedom

Every entrepreneur has a different definition of financial wealth and freedom, and in the first episode of season 5, Gary and Jay discuss how to find the definition that works for your life and your business. It all begins by understanding the meaning of true wealth and learning how to actively pursue the passive income that will allow you to achieve it.


8 Feb 2021

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5. Bonus Episode: An Interview With Keith Cunningham

In this special bonus episode of “Think Like A CEO,” Gary Keller has a socially distanced conversation with seasoned entrepreneur and bestselling author Keith Cunningham about the grit, intelligence, and tactical thinking it takes to pivot successfully. By examining the previous successes and failures of a variety of businesses, including their own, Gary and Keith provide listeners with invaluable insights on surviving a shift by making smart decisions.


25 May 2020

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