Episode 33

Daniel Marcos on Saving and Scaling Businesses


Daniel Marcos is an entrepreneur and one of the leading experts on business growth.  He is the co-founder and CEO of the Gazelles Growth Institute, a premiere executive education program that trains C-Suite executives to lead their businesses through the varied phases of business growth.

Daniel is a serial entrepreneur who has started and sold several businesses over the years.  He is also a widely read blogger for Gazelles Growth Institute and Capital Emprendedor, which is presented entirely in Spanish. Daniel is also a sought after keynote speaker on topics like leadership, management and business growth.

Show Notes

On this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • How Daniel started his first company back in the 1990s in Mexico.
  • Why Daniel pursued his MBA while simultaneously running his first company.
  • How Daniel’s first American company went under during the 2008 financial crash.
  • How Daniel responded to the economic crisis by moving past failure and starting a new, highly successful business.
  • How Daniel met Verne Harnish, and how they started the Gazelles Growth Institute.
  • The four stages of company growth, and how they demand different types of leadership.
  • Why it’s better to take top players and mold them into a team than to only focus on hiring team players.
  • A leader’s role in getting the best out of everybody around them.
  • A mistake Daniel made, and what he learned from it.

Links from the Episode
Episode Transcription
Daniel’s Gazelles Growth Institute Blog
Daniel’s Capital Emprendedor Blog


Guest: Daniel Marcos
Twitter: https://twitter.com/capitalemprende
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CapitalEmprendedor/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielmarcos/

Host: Robert Glazer
Twitter: https://twitter.com/robert_glazer   
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/glazer
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