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: 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.