February 24-28, 2020!
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Charles Fred


Charles Fred is a bestselling author, serial entrepreneur and researcher on what makes companies successful. He is the co-founder of TrueSpace, an organization dedicated to helping businesses scale. He recently completed a 5-year study where his team was immersed in the daily working environments of 150 companies with $1-2M in revenue, all of whom were planning to reach $10M.  The research identified Five Operating Conditions necessary for small businesses to reach the middle market. The study, through a partnership with Gallup, now extends to over 4000 business across the U.S. For the first time, we have the science and the data to better understand the processes, cultures, challenges, motivations, and themes that emerge in businesses that reach the middle markets.

Charles is a longtime resident of Colorado, a journeyman cabinetmaker, and an elite masters track athlete. He and his wife, Julie, dedicate much of their time to their family, mentoring entrepreneurs, and giving back to the community.