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124: When a $45 Million Firm Hires 700 New Employees | David Fetterolf, President, Stratus Video

Having identified a major opportunity around the common need for hospitals to provide interpreter services to non-English-speaking patients and doctors, Stratus Video has been maneuvering down a growth path few firms ever experience. Join us when Stratus Video's President David Fetterolf explains the unique challenges the firm has faced after experiencing 200 to 300 percent…
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123: Blazing the Pay Per Mile Path, Dan Preston, CEO, Metromile

Metromile, a provider of pay-per-mile for insurance, raised a whopping $191.5 million in funding last year empowering the insurance disrupter to acquire a carrier called Mosaic Insurance to handle the underwriting of its policies.  Join us when Dan Preston, CEO of Metromile, explains how the firm's next chapter of growth will involve the marriage of new and old…
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122: All Business Inside the Sunshine State

Join us when when three business leaders from the state of Florida share their views on what it takes to build a competitive middle market workforce inside today's business climate.  Featured Business Leaders Daniel Gold, CEO, Future Energy Solutions Join us when Future Energy Solutions CEO Daniel Gold shares his middle-market mind-set as he pulls back…
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121: Inside Worldwide Supply | Our Featured Workplace Champion

The loss of a prized employee frequently sounds the alarm inside middle-market firms, where properly boarding new hires can take many months. Join us when Jay Van Orden, CEO of Worldwide Supply, shares his middle-market mind-set and explains why each month the firm allots a percentage of its gross profits to employees. Workplace Champions Episode:…
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120: Midsized Dynamic Duos | CEO CFO Management Teams

Join us when we highlight the CEO CFO teamwork that punctuates the growth of three successful midsized firms. Atrion Tim Hebert, CEO Join us when Tim Hebert, CEO of Atrion, exposes the path that allowed him to grow as a business leader alongside the firm he would grow to more than $150 million in annual…
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119: Eyes on China | Three U.S. Business Leaders Reflect on Their Chinese Market Ambitions

  Todd Krizelman, CEO, MediaRadar  Join us when Todd Krizelman, CEO, MediaRadar explains how media sales became a gateway to growth for his middle=market firm.  Don Ochsenreiter, CEO, Dollamur Join us as Don Ochsenreiter, CEO, Dollamur  explains how a middle-market manufacturer of laminated foam pads became the dominant player inside the global sports surfaces market. Anisa Telwar, CEO,…
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118: No Pain, No Gain: Tales of Trial & Achievement Inside the Middle Market

Every so often a business leader guest will depart from his or her forward-looking mindset and share with us one or two growth obstacles their companies faced in the past.  This episode we share four such backward-looking tales in the hopes that the candid insights of these business leaders better expose the jagged growth trajectory…
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An Insider Threat Defined – and How to Prevent It

The National Security Agency, The Office of Personnel Development, Barclays Bank, Target Stores. What do these organizations have in common? For one thing, they’ve all experienced some of the most publicized examples of insider threats, which, according to 2015 data by the Ponemon Institute, is costing organizations an average of $144,000 per incident (with a […]

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117: Coast to Coast Named Workplace Champion

Few middle-market business leaders can match the passion that Rick Roussin has regularly injected into his workforce during the past 30 years. Join us when Rick traces the history of Coast to Coast Computer Products and shares the guiding principles that have shaped his talent-minded leadership. From Brett’s Strategy Notes: Overpay “And one of those…
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116: The Middle Market’s Leadership Calling

Fred Burke, CEO, Guardian Pharmacy At the beginning, there was just a business model in search of an industry niche. Or at least that’s how Fred Burke likes to begin telling the story of Guardian Pharmacy, LLC — the third largest long-term-care pharmacy company in the U.S. Chris Reed, CEO, Reed's Inc. When Chris Reed decided it…
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