Articles by Stacy Eads

About Stacy Eads

Edmond native & UCO Alumna, Stacy Eads, is an award-winning “Most Admired CEO” who scaled her company as a Woman in Tech before becoming an International Scaling Up Business Coach. She now empowers other CEOs from $2M to $200M to embrace their leadership potential through quarterly strategic planning. Her talent is in high demand to CEO Coach, Train Teams, and Speak at Events in both the U.S.A. and Canada.

Stacy Eads’ career affiliations include 50 Women Making a Difference award, Circle of Excellence award, Torch Ethics award, Most Admired CEO award, Edmond Chamber & UCO Mentor, Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma Board of Directors, TEDx OKC Speaker Coach, and Ambassador Chairwoman for the Greater OKC Chamber of Commerce.

3 questions to decide if your company is “growing broke”

By Stacy Eads | August 2, 2022

Recently, I spoke with a group of executives from our local Chamber of Commerce. Imagine a roomful of executives in their suits and ties, laptops out, ready to learn. I enter the room and simply ask, “How will you grow your company this year? By a show of hands, how many of you believe you will grow through “more sales,” of course?” The hands eagerly raise into the air. It just makes sense, right? If I want to grow my business, I need to sell more.

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Marketing metrics that matter

By Stacy Eads | July 5, 2022

If you’re like many of the CEOs I coach, you feel like your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Marketing are a bit murky at best. Your gut tells you there’s got to be a more specific way to measure the money you spend on Marketing. After all, whether it is an in-house staffer or an outsourced vendor, as the CEO, you are seeking one thing from your Marketing efforts, sales!

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Strategic Mid-Year Review of Your Goals

By Stacy Eads | June 7, 2022

As an executive business coach, I have the unique vantage point of being welcomed behind the private curtain of dozens of corporations and small businesses. It’s an intimate look at their finances, long-term strategies, and short-term concerns to tackle. Meeting with a top team of executives for days on end gives you an insight into the commonalities across industries during this unprecedented time in history.

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The Paper Napkin

By Stacy Eads | May 3, 2022

As an executive business coach, I have the unique vantage point of being welcomed behind the private curtain of dozens of corporations and small businesses. It’s an intimate look at their finances, long-term strategies, and short-term concerns to tackle. Meeting with a top team of executives for days on end gives you an insight into the commonalities across industries during this unprecedented time in history.

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CEOs leading in unprecedented times

By Stacy Eads | April 5, 2022

As an executive business coach, I have the unique vantage point of being welcomed behind the private curtain of dozens of corporations and small businesses. It’s an intimate look at their finances, long-term strategies, and short-term concerns to tackle. Meeting with a top team of executives for days on end gives you an insight into the commonalities across industries during this unprecedented time in history.

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Scale Your Business in 2022

By Stacy Eads | March 1, 2022

My journey as we rolled over from 2021 into 2022 even allowed me back across our Northern Canadian border to see executive teams face to face again. That was the moment I realized how comfortable I’d become working from home, much like the rest of you. I forgot just how much I missed the laughter of a room filled with leaders no longer on “courtesy mute!”

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20 questions to uncover the right culture fit

By Stacy Eads | December 7, 2021

As a business coach who helps companies typically scale at a rate of at least 20% year over year, my clients are always growing, so it seems like they’re always hiring. I’m often asked about the best interview questions that help employers see through the “interview mask” that all prospects put on to look their best in front of you. 

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How to handle the “Great Resignation”

By Stacy Eads | November 2, 2021

The “Great Resignation” has hit America, and Edmond, Oklahoma is no exception. Long-time loyal employees are quitting their jobs in record numbers across the state; just look at your LinkedIn feed to see all the career changes happening around your circle of influence.

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What fighter pilots can teach your business

By Stacy Eads | October 5, 2021

Right about now, there are 3 months left in 2021, and your owner is tossing and turning every night wondering, “Are we going to stretch to hit our year-end goals, or is 2021 just another swing and a miss?”

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Work-life harmony: Time management matters

By Stacy Eads | September 7, 2021

Recently, I was asked to speak on a live webinar panel about time management. The host attended one of my workshops several years ago on the topic, and the lessons she learned really stuck with her—so much so that she began teaching others!

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