The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Tanner Chidester, Founder and CEO of Elite CEOs, Helping Online Business Owners Scale Businesses to Eight Figures

Tanner Chidester, Founder and CEO of Elite CEOs, Helping Online Business Owners Scale Businesses to Eight Figures

Show Notes
About The Guest(s):

Tanner Chidester is the founder and CEO of Elite CEOs, a company that helps online business owners scale their businesses to eight figures. He has generated over $70 million in the online coaching world and has worked with a wide range of clients, including trainers, beauty consultants, authors, and real estate professionals. Tanner’s success in building his own online fitness company led him to start coaching others on the same strategies, and he has since helped thousands of entrepreneurs achieve their business goals.


Tanner Chidester, founder and CEO of Elite CEOs, joins Chris Voss on The Chris Voss Show to discuss how to be a successful CEO and improve the quality of running an online business. Tanner shares his journey from being a division one athlete to building an eight-figure online fitness company and eventually starting Elite CEOs to help other business owners achieve similar success. He emphasizes the importance of persistence and mindset in overcoming challenges and scaling a business. Tanner also discusses the role of automation and AI in marketing and the future potential of AI in sales calls and customer support.

Key Takeaways:

Building a successful online business requires persistence and the willingness to spend years making little to no money before seeing significant results.

Many entrepreneurs struggle to scale their businesses because they don’t know how to build and manage teams effectively.

AI has the potential to revolutionize messaging and customer support in online businesses, but it is still in the early stages of development.

Coaches provide valuable context and accountability that books and self-learning cannot offer, helping entrepreneurs navigate challenges and achieve their goals.

Success in business often comes from learning what not to do and being willing to fail and make mistakes along the way.


“If you don’t quit, you can’t fail.” – Tanner Chidester

“Success is not a linear path; it’s like a rollercoaster.” – Tanner Chidester

“The more you mess up and fail, the sooner you actually get to success.” – Tanner Chidester