Thu, 29 December 2022
Retaining talent is an important aspect of any organization's success. It can be challenging to find and hire top talent, so it's essential to do everything possible to keep them engaged and committed to the organization. This can be achieved through a combination of effective communication, opportunities for growth and development, and a positive work environment. Providing competitive compensation and benefits is also important, as is showing appreciation for the contributions and efforts of team members. By investing in the retention of talent, organizations can create a positive and productive work culture that helps attract and retain top performers. Today's guest is Yu Sunny Han, founder, and CEO at Fulcrum Pro. Fulcrum Pro is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) ERP, MRP, and MES platform allowing small and mid-sized manufacturers to improve efficiency through workflow optimization and automated data collection. In this episode, Yu talks about why attracting and retaining talent is important. He also talks about transparency and the use of puzzle interviews to make sure they are hiring the right people. Discover the importance of retaining talent and how it can benefit your business.
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Sun, 25 December 2022
Many leaders across the world believe growth comes by putting customers first. However, fast-growth company leaders look at it another way. Having an employee first mindset is what drives growth. When people feel valued and cared for, they do their work with strong motivation, a deep sense of meaning, and great engagement. Today's guest is William Harris, founder, and CEO at Elumynt. Inc Magazine ranked his company #1283 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Elumynt is an award-winning advertising company optimizing e-commerce campaigns around profit to scale clients faster and help them get acquired. In this episode, Williams talks about having an employee first mindset and the seven people of your sphere. He also talks about how they take good care of their people and their loved ones. Employee first mindset may be foreign to you, but it could be the key to new growth.
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Thu, 22 December 2022
Throughout the years, successful businesses have learned the importance of having the right culture in a company. Being intentional about culture matters, and it makes every company unique. It is all about monitoring what you are creating and making necessary shifts along the way to ensure you are accomplishing what you set out to by creating the intentional culture in the first place. Today’s guest is Ryan Jones, co-founder, and CEO of Florence Healthcare. Inc Magazine ranked his company #1145 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Florence Healthcare is a clinical trial workflow platform providing a suite of products digitally linking the clinical research ecosystem to accelerate cures. In this episode, Ryan talks about being intentional about culture and how it drives growth to their business. He also talks about being direct with bad news, the cadence of communication, and how he empowers his people. Discover the secrets to being intentional about culture and the keys to next-level growth.
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Sun, 18 December 2022
Creating a solid office culture can be challenging. As leaders during this time of the rise of remote and hybrid work, collaboration and a level of trust to have an in-office culture are necessary. Today’s guest is Joe Shelerud, co-founder and CEO of Ad Advance. Inc Magazine ranked his company #500 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Ad Advance is a digital advertising agency specializing in Amazon Sponsored Ads and DSP. They work with established eCommerce brands ready to invest in a more complex and custom approach to push their advertising to the next level. In this episode, Joe talk about creating a solid office culture and why hiring for culture is important. He also talks about how they value transparency as part of their culture. Tune in and discover the secrets to creating a solid office culture.
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Thu, 15 December 2022
Every business has to go through change. In times of change, they need a rock-solid foundation for culture and leadership. Leaders must look for ways to align people and make sure they are cared for while leading through a pivot. Today’s guest is Sarah Petty, Founder of Joy of Marketing. Inc Magazine ranked his company # 3071 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. The Joy of Marketing is a coaching program providing business courses, photography, and marketing ideas for portrait photographers desiring to build a profitable boutique photography business. In this episode, Sarah talks about why leading through a pivot is important and the steps she took to ensure that her people are aligned through this change. She also talks about the company values and how important they are as a foundation when you have to go through a pivot. Learn about the challenges she had gone through and the communication patterns that are necessary as you are leading through a pivot.
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Sun, 11 December 2022
For the organization to be successful, leaders must be proactive in keeping their people feel connected. Employees feel more engaged when they feel connected and appreciated at work. It benefits your organization by reducing absence, boosting engagement, and increasing the chances of your employees living happy lives. Today’s guest is John Duisberg, Co-Founder at Cooleaf. Inc Magazine ranked his company #2681 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Cooleaf is the leading experience platform that helps top companies to engage, motivate, and connect with their people. Through meaningful recognition, virtual experiences and challenges, strategic listening, and empowering workplaces to lead with love. In this episode, John talks about how to make sure your people feel connected, why it matters, and investing in your people. He also talks about holding people accountable, empowerment by trusting others, and a sense of ownership. Discover the secrets to making your people feel connected and the keys to next-level growth.
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Thu, 8 December 2022
Companies don’t scale fast without the right people on the team. Leaders must focus on a strategy to develop people and create a place where culture is everything. Building the right team is essential if you want your company to scale fast. So slow down and make a sustainable plan to scale fast. Today’s guest is Michael DeCesare, President, and CEO at Exabeam. Inc Magazine ranked his company #2945 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Exabeam is a global cybersecurity leader that created New-Scale SIEM™ for advancing security operations. Built for security people by security people, they reduce business risk and elevate human performance. In this episode, Michael talks about how to lead a company to scale fast and what it takes to build a strong team. He also talks about how the leadership team should be responsible for developing people. Discover how to take your business to the next level and continue to scale fast the way you want it.
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Sun, 4 December 2022
There's nothing stronger than values driven leadership. Values driven leadership instills a common set of values in all employees, improving their cohesiveness and willingness to work together. People who have similar values to each other and to those of the organization will build stronger bonds, look out for each other, and engage in more meaningful interactions than those that don’t. Today’s guest is Chris Dreyer, Founder, and CEO at Rankings.io. Inc Magazine ranked his company #3360 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Rankings.io was purpose-built with one goal in mind: delivering exceptional results for attorneys without compromising on customer service. In its history, Rankings has not only won multiple digital agency awards from both Clutch and UpCity, but has been a member of the Inc. 5000 for five consecutive years. In this episode, Chris talks about his unique approach to a values driven leadership. He also share how he pass down values to employees. Join me to discover how to create a fast-growth company with values driven leadership.
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Thu, 1 December 2022
Every business owner who needs to take their life back needs a business that allows them to spend less energy, resources, and money. A business that runs like clockwork gives you freedom and time to focus on your people first. That’s why it’s worth thinking about the steps you can take to have a business that runs like clockwork. Today’s guest is Mike Michalowicz, founder of multiple multi-million dollar businesses and a best-selling author of Clockwork: Design Your Business to Run Itself. The book explains how entrepreneurs can grow their enterprises without sacrificing their sanity. In this episode, Mike talks about having a business that runs like clockwork, systems and productivity. He also talks about the role the queen bee has in your business. Listen in for game-changing concepts that may change the way you run your business.
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