Episode #374

How to Build a Team

With Erick Rheam

You’ve done the heavy lifting, you’ve put in the sweat equity, and as a result, you have a thriving, growing business. And now you need help! So what’s next?

Erick Rheam joined us for Episode 374 to explain three things you must consider when you decide to build out a team. We’ll talk in detail about mapping out your organization, creating margin so you can focus on areas you need to focus on, and even how to interact with vendors.

Erick has so much insight to share because he’s worked through each of these challenges personally. He’s sharing his experience, and together we’ll highlight what has helped set us up for success along the path of growing as speakers and entrepreneurs.

If you’re wondering when it’s time to take the plunge and call in some backup, then this episode is for you!


  • What it means to manage your assets
  • When to fire yourself and make a new hire
  • Making project-based hires
  • Setting clear expectations
  • Employee compensation
  • Why the structure will continue to evolve
  • Analyzing fixed costs and ROI
  • How to find people to hire
  • And so much more!

Want to know exactly what to say to finally land paid speaking gigs?

We’ll send you the exact three emails you can send to conference planners and event organizers that Grant Baldwin (our founder) used to book over $2M in speaking gigs. 

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