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 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.
Cameron is known around the world as THE BUSINESS GROWTH GURU. He is the mastermind behind hundreds of companies’ exponential growth. He built a dynamic consultancy and his current clients include a ‘Big 4’ wireless carrier and a monarchy. He earned his reputation as the business growth guru by guiding his clients to double their profit and double their revenue in just three years or less.
In this episode we welcome Cameron Herold to talk to us about his life in franchising! He has written a number of highly valuable and industry leading books on the subject, is a coach to high level franchisors, and has a huge amount of experience on both sides of the franchise equation.
We chat to Cameron about his history in the field, how he got a taste for the game and the early successes that whetted his appetite. He talks to us about why he is the best at the business of business and building company culture before we discuss the importance of planning and partnering.