So the chance convene those in this role might be particularly useful, as these groups are finding. One such group was formed by Cameron Herold, a Canadian entrepreneurial coach and speaker and a former COO himself: Herold held the No. 2 position at franchise junk-removal firm 1-800-GOT-JUNK? for seven years, growing it from 14 employees to 3,100 during that time. Along the way, he built up a side business coaching and mentoring high-growth entrepreneurs and their seconds-in-command, and he eventually left to focus on that business full time…
Cameron Herold wrote Meetings Suck because it’s such a common phrase in today’s workplaces. Most of the time, you never utter the words — you simply believe you wasted time by attending the meeting in the first place. Herold says, “Meeting don’t suck; we suck at running meetings.”
In this episode we talk to Cameron Herold, Founder of COO Alliance.
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Cameron Herold has worked with a multitude of different companies in various situations and stages of business. He has been instrumental in Ari’s business journey, and in this episode, they discuss some of the key aspects of Ari’s business and business model. Cameron and Ari dive into his vision for the company in the next few years, and how he can manage the growth and scaling of his business.
Cameron Herold was an entrepreneur since his childhood, his whole family are entrepreneurs. At age 21, he had 14 employees. By 35, he’d help build his first TWO $100 MILLION DOLLAR companies. By the age of 42, Cameron engineered 1-800-GOT-JUNK? spectacular growth from $2 Million to $106 Million in revenue, and 3100 employees— and he did that in just six years. His companies landed over 5,200 media placements in that same six years, including coverage on Oprah.
Cameron is a lifelong entrepreneur who started his first company at the age of 21 and is currently one of the most sought-after business minds in North America. For over 20 years he has been coaching the top entrepreneurial CEO’s on the planet and guiding them through the process of hyper-growth.