Strategy| Growth

Leadership Lessons from Scaling Intercom with Eoghan McCabe, Chairman & Co-Founder at Intercom

Nov 23, 2020 1 minute read Edward FordEdward Ford

Last updated 23 November, 2020.

In this episode of The Growth Hub podcast, host Edward Ford sits down with Eoghan McCabe, Chairman & Co-Founder at Intercom, to discuss leadership lessons from founding & scaling Intercom into a billion dollar company.

Eoghan founded Intercom in a Dublin coffee shop with three friends and went from CEO of a four-person startup to CEO of an almost 700-person Silicon Valley unicorn. 

“I don’t think you can have leadership without purpose or a strong grounding in a mission,” explains Eoghan. “A hunger, desire, thirst, ability to motivate, inspire and bring people along.”

In this episode, we hear more about Intercom’s growth story from Eoghan’s perspective and what it meant for him personally as a leader, including:

  •  Eoghan’s view of leadership
  • How Eoghan developed his leadership skills
  • The dangers of complacency and the importance of reinvention
  • The biggest challenges he’s faced so far
  • The work people should prioritize to become effective leaders

Stay tuned to the end of the episode where Eoghan takes on our fast five challenge and shares his best piece of advice for fellow marketers. 

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Links

Intercom >> www.intercom.com

I Can Do It by Louise Hay >> www.goodreads.com/book/show/129607.I_Can_Do_It

Insight Timer >> insighttimer.com

Hey >> hey.com

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