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The 20 Hour CEO

4.7

(22 ratings)

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5 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

If your business can’t operate without you 90% of the time, you don’t have a business - you just have a job.

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Course overview

Build a Machine That Scales

Your job as the CEO is to Build The Machine.


It's not to:


- Be an assistant

- Build the product

- Sell the service

- Be the business


When working on the wrong things you become the biggest risk to your business.


In this 5-week course, you'll go from "doing" to "being" CEO.

Who is this course for

01

You're a CEO or founder who wants to run and grow your business with less effort.

02

You execute like a beast, but know that to scale your business, you need to learn to scale yourself.

03

You want to run your business, but lately it feels like it's running you.

Master the frameworks to scale yourself and your business

Unleash Your Secret Weapon: An EA

Learn how to work with an executive assistant to create leverage in both your business and personal life. Without breaking the bank.

Create systems that run your business for you

Develop a framework to easily create systems for anything you or your team does more than two times.

Recapture 20 hours a week

Leveraging simple delegation and automation frameworks, you'll be able to free up time and protect your mental capacity.

Ruthlessly Focus On The 10% That Matters

Identify where the highest value and use of your time is within your business to build a scalable, predictable machine.

Make faster, high-quality decisions

Develop a decision making framework that takes the emotional burden and over-analyzing out of making decisions.

Course syllabus

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            Fantastic course. In a short amount of time, Christine not only coached through mindset shifts and behavior changes required, but also provided very practical tools to help get you there. I found the combination of "why", "what", and "how" in such a compact package to be very, very helpful. Going through the training in an interactive format where
    Tim Harms

    Tim Harms

    CEO at Enliven
            I've been around the block a few times, so this isn't coming from a newb with shiny object syndrome. ;) I wish I'd had this course 10 years ago. I would have a much more successful company with much less stress. Christine just tells it like it is. I think I've been training with people that are more hype than practical advice for too many years.
    Becky DeGrossa

    Becky DeGrossa

    CEO at CounselingWise
            The 20 Hour CEO was an amazing experience. It armed me with the insights, tools and resources I needed to make a great hire as it relates to an EA. But more than anything.. It gave me the ability to create a system that allowed my EA to thrive. I had read all the books, all the blog posts and listened to all the podcasts but it was The 20 Hour CEO
    Ross Simmonds

    Ross Simmonds

    CEO at Foundation
            As a British guy, I'm not one for strong emotions and flowery words. But this course has undoubtedly been the most useful course I've ever been on.  Christine helps with a really practical mind shift that has helped me free up time for the important stuff. It's changed how I see work. Best of all - my team love that I'm out of their way.
    Greg Sanderson

    Greg Sanderson

    Co-Founder & CEO at Smart School Councils
            Time is the most valuable resource we have. This course will help you figure out where you want to invest it and how to get as much leverage as possible from those investments. I thought I was pretty efficient & effective, but this course has helped take it to the next level.
    Sean Ammirati

    Sean Ammirati

    Venture Capitalist, Carnegie Mellon Professor and Author
            Christine has the keys to running your business with less effort! She breaks it down so simply. Her frameworks were (and still!) so critical in operating my early-stage start up. Sign up, I wouldn’t think twice!
    Paulin Byusa

    Paulin Byusa

    Co-Founder & CEO at Avenir
            One of the secrets about startups is that when they fail, it's almost always because the founder ran out of energy. It's hard to change the world and nearly impossible if you're running on steam. I can't imagine a better course or a better teacher to help entrepreneurs cultivate, protect, and magnify their energy and vision.
    Stew Fortier

    Stew Fortier

    Cofounder at Foster
            I am a 2x founder and I wouldn’t even be thinking about doing it a 3rd time if it weren’t for Christine. With her guidance, I have transformed how I use my time and how I view myself.
    Cheryl Kellond

    Cheryl Kellond

    EIR at Techstars, CEO at Apostrophe
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    Meet your instructor

    Christine Carrillo

    Christine Carrillo

    Entrepreneur, CEO Coach

    In the last decade, I built three businesses to over $200M in revenue. I’ve experienced everything from bootstrapping a business to $25M to building a hyper-growth VC backed company to $28M ARR in under two years.


    But here’s the thing… I run 3 businesses while working ~20 hours a week.


    Most entrepreneurs take on more because they can, but I learned quickly that if I wanted my business to scale, I needed to scale myself. To do so, I had to shift from working in my business to working on it.


    In this course, I'm sharing my decade of experience, successes and failures to help other entrepreneurs run their businesses with less effort.


    I'm a Techstars NYC Founder, as well as a mentor for both Techstars and Cedar Sinai accelerators. My work has been featured in Forbes, Politico, CBS and NBC.

    I've been a featured speaker at various conferences and business schools, but my favorite is being a guest speaker at Carnegie Mellon University's MBA program.

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    Time is your greatest resource, and your biggest bottleneck.


    Learn to unlock your time to scale yourself and your business.

    How the CEO of a fast-growing $150M business leveraged The 20 Hour CEO course

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    🔥 Bonus: The Command Center

    10 Playbooks & Templates You Can Steal
    • Bonus #1: Business Clarity Template

    • Bonus #2: Business Operating System Template

    • Bonus #3: EA Operating System Playbook


    • Bonus #4: Recruiting & Onboarding Playbook


    • Bonus #5: EA & Digital Ops Job Req Templates


    • Bonus #6: Decision Making Interview Questions


    • Bonus #7: Personal Contact CRM Playbook

    • Bonus #8: Sales Mini Machine Playbook

    • Bonus #9: Team Memo Template & Playbook

    • Bonus #10: Inbox Delegation System Playbook

    What alumni are calling a "game changer"

            Wow. This course transformed the way I think of what it looks like to be working on a business instead of in it. Christine provides the specific tools, examples, and frameworks that you need to break free from the overwhelming number of decisions and work you really shouldn't be doing in the first place. Don't waste years of your valuable time tryi
    Sean Ewen

    Sean Ewen

    Founder & CEO at Allied Medical, Wooden Hill Brewery & Commercial Real Estate Holding Company
            It was really a game-changer having practical examples from a real expert in building a company from the ground up and having the wisdom! I can't believe how much my thinking has been upgraded in such a short space of time!
    Gabi Immelman

    Gabi Immelman

    Founder at MindJoy
            This course was a game changing experience for me as a leader. Not only does Christine teach you the mindset shifts of being an effective and efficient leader, but also the tools and systems you need to actually operationalize focusing on what matters. I can’t stop raving about these lessons and Christine’s wisdom!
    Heran Getachew

    Heran Getachew

    CEO at Wholly
            Christine is a rockstar. She provides the critical tools, mindset shifts and systems for CEOs to free up most of their workweek and only work on the stuff that matters! I had many breakthroughs throughout the course.
    Ivo Kalburdzhiev

    Ivo Kalburdzhiev

    Founder & CEO at EndInsomnia
            I got a LOT of value from this course. The course helped me step outside of my comfort zone to really analyze how I run my business. It helped me pinpoint areas where I need to rethink and implement new processes to scale my business. I absolutely believe that this course has helped me to make some significant changes!
    Lori Kewalram

    Lori Kewalram

    CEO, BrightStar Care of Huntington Beach
            Great insights from Christine. More importantly, this is not about complex theories but practical strategies and tactics you can implement today in your business and life.
    Thibault Catala

    Thibault Catala

    COO of Vertell Asset Management | Founder of CatalaConsulting | Hotel Revenue Management
            Huge mindset shift, can't recommend this course enough if you run a company. I've taken it more than once.
    Anna Ivey

    Anna Ivey

    CEO at Inline
            Loved my time with Christine, loved the content. So thought provoking, and changing some beliefs that have been holding me back :)
    Jason Martell

    Jason Martell

    CEO at Inside Out Cleaning Services
            I really enjoyed Christine's course. Her course provided me the time & stimulus to think about how I run my company. With what I learned from Christine and CEOs in the cohort, I'll be able to remove myself from performing tasks within the company - allowing others to take on more. If you are a busy CEO that spends your day firefighting this course
    Doug Herbert

    Doug Herbert

    President at Herbert Construction
            As a first-time female startup founder, I found myself devaluating my strength due to the lack of confidence in my own intuition. Christine provides perspectives with empathy to let me define my business the way that I envision it to be, and not how others want to see it.
    Beau Wangtrakuldee

    Beau Wangtrakuldee

    Founder & CEO at Amor Sui
            As a founder, you are one of your company's biggest assets. Christine can help you level up, avoid burnout, and become laser-focused. She's created brilliant frameworks that have helped her build successful companies and now you have access to them? It's a no brainer.
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    Sara Bates

    Co-Founder & CEO at MamaMend
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    An intimate cohort equivalent to an executive coach and a CEO mastermind group at a fraction of the cost.

    5 Weeks With 1:1 Coaching, Examples, and Walkthroughs

    • Workshop 1: Thursday, February 1

      10am - 12pm Pacific Time

    • Workshop 2: Thursday, February 8

      10am - 12pm Pacific Time


    • Workshop 3: Thursday, February 15

      10am - 12pm Pacific Time

    • Workshop 4: Thursday, February 22

      10am - 12pm Pacific Time


    • Workshop 5: Tuesday, February 29

      10am - 12pm Pacific Time

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    If you're not doing the CEOs job...


    Who Is?

    Free resource

    This simple habit helped me grow 3 businesses to $200M in revenue.

    Here’s how it works:


    Each week I send a team memo outlining exactly what we need to move the company forward, with or without me.


    By reading this memo, my team knows:

    • what to work on
    • what's a priority and why
    • how to make decisions without my input


    So here's a secret... my team memos take me 15 min to write.


    Instead of asking for updates or looking for data, I use a Notion template that writes 75% of the memo for me.


    It pulls in the important data automatically.


    So I can focus on providing insights on the data.


    Hope it's helpful!

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