Business School

Business School is hosted by Sharran Srivatsaa, the CEO of Kingston Lane, investor and advisor to various cutting-edge technology companies and former Silicon Valley entrepreneur. Sharran is a sought after keynote speaker and a respected thought-leadership resource for publications such as The Wall Street Journal, SUCCESS magazine, Huffington Post, and Forbes. On this podcast, Sharran shares his best secrets on how to grow your business strategically, how to build your brand elegantly, most importantly integrate the profits in your business with an overall joyful life. For more free resources visit


episode 68: The Biggest Mistake that CEOs Make

Congratulations! You're now the CEO. How does it feel to be at the top? Being a CEO requires you to do many things. With such a huge responsibility, you may not realize the mistakes you're making. Some mistakes are worse than others. They can damage the company, waste resources, or create new problems. 

Having worked with many entrepreneurs, business owners, and CEOs of top companies, Sharran has discovered the biggest mistake that CEOs make. This mistake is so easy to overlook that CEOs blame their team (and not themselves) when things go wrong. Sharran also shares how you can avoid this situation. This advice is usually reserved for his coaching clients and members of his private community. But you will hear it in today's episode. So don't miss out on this 10k insight. 

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“Please, no more sloppy passes.” 

- Sharran Srivatsaa


00:00 The HUGE reason Sharran loves spending time with entrepreneurs

02:43 What this episode is NOT about 

04:12 Why you should learn this lesson from QB Peyton Manning (even if you're not a football fan)

06:44 CEOs make a lot of sloppy passes then blame their team 

07:15 It takes 3 THINGS to run a business (do you know what they are)

10:54 Recognize these 2 reasons when the sloppy passes happen

12:39 Sharran shares 2 his 2-part process to solving the gaps

13:53 What does a great handoff look like

15:01 Here's how Sharran communicates his ideas to avoid a sloppy pass

15:59 Some ways you may be doing a sloppy pass without realizing it

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