E153: What it Takes to Successfully LEAD a 7 and 8-Figure Business with Kris Plachy

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Curious what it takes to successfully lead a 7 and 8-figure business? 

It goes beyond having the right systems and processes in place and also requires essential leadership skills, self-development, and a strong support system.

In this episode, I am joined by Kris Plachy, a leadership coach who specializes in helping visionary women lead 7 and 8-figure businesses. Together, we dive into the unique challenges these women face when transitioning into leadership roles and share valuable insights on how to effectively lead and grow a successful business.

Kris Plachy is the founder of TheVisionary.CEO where she coaches the elite visionary women who are shaping and changing the world. She is recognized as the one to turn to when you want to upgrade how you lead. Throughout the episode, Kris offers practical advice and strategies to overcome common hurdles faced by visionary women. From building systems and processes to ensuring clear expectations and roles, Kris empowers women to take control of their businesses and unleash their true leadership potential. She also emphasizes the importance of investing in self-development and surrounding yourself with a strong support system.

"Being a leader means making tough decisions and having difficult conversations. It's the willingness to do the hard work that leads to true business growth."  - Kris Plachy

In this episode, we explore:

  • Common leadership pitfalls to avoid
  • Navigating difficult conversations and challenges with your team 
  • Hiring the right people when scaling your business
  • How to continue to grow as the leader of your business

This conversation is packed full of information that is sure to inspire and motivate you on your entrepreneurial journey. Tune in to discover how to lead with confidence, make tough decisions, and create a thriving business that aligns with your vision.

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