The Ins and Outs of Scaling Your Business with Barry Gleeson

Episode Summary:

Learn the common mistakes most business owners make and how you can avoid them! Barry Gleeson joins MFS to discuss the importance of setting your business up to scale, and HOW to set those foundations.


About Barry Gleeson:

Since 2004, Barry has worked with owners and leaders of privately held family businesses helping them to focus strategically to outperform their competitors. He has a passion for engaging with leadership teams enabling them to break through status quo to deliver exceptional results. Barry is the Managing Partner of The Kelsey Group and is the Owner of The Alternative Board (TAB) Franchise, an international Peer Advisory and Executive Coaching organization Franchise in St. Louis. Prior to that, he spent 15 years working with a Fortune 100 Defense Contractor in a variety of management positions and he was the VP and General manager of a privately-held Material Handling Distributor. Barry is a Certified Growth Coach with the Scaling Up organization, an international community of growth coaches, helping leadership teams of small and mid-market companies scale their organization by implementing the Rockefeller Habits. He is also certified in Behavioral, Motivational and Acumen Sciences. Having such diverse background in both large public and small privately held businesses, and in many different industries, Barry brings his clients strategy, perspective, and accountability for growth. 


In today’s episode:

  • How Barry got started in business coaching & strategic planning
  • Why scale a business
  • Working in your business vs. on your business
  • Why exit planning is important, even for a young business
  • The common mistake of going it alone
  • Trust and the communication breakdown: How it can impact your business
  • Mistakes business owners make and how to avoid them
  • How this free assessment can help you and your team


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