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181: Inside Twiddy & Company | Our Featured Workplace Champion

"In order to continue to attract the very best in terms of aggressive, talented people, we have to be seen as a place that promises not only excellence but also growth." –Clark Twiddy, CEO, Twiddy &  Company Guest: Clark Twiddy Company: Twiddy & Company Headquarters: Outer Banks, North Carolina Contact: www.twiddy.com  @TwiddyOBX Battling Tribal Movements: When the…
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The AfterPod | Gregg Parise, CEO, Callabor8

  Guest: Gregg Parise, CEO  Company: Callabor8 Ownership: Privately held Contact: www.collabor8app.com  @vroozi (Twitter)
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The Workplace Afterpod | Jeff Spalding, COO, Peak 10

How do you make a great hire? Spalding:  The first thing we do is we look at our best people in each of our areas, right. So, our best technologists, what are the characteristics that make them really good? Who are our best sales people? What are the characteristics that make them really good? Right.…
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The Workplace Afterpod | Matt Calkins, CEO, Appian

How do you make a great hire? Matt Calkins: In order to make a great hire, there are a couple of steps. One is finding and motivating the potential employee to work with you. And I don't want to focus on that, because I think it's relatively obvious how you do that. You raise your…
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The Workplace Afterpod | Bill Sandbrook, CEO, U.S. Concrete

How do you make a great hire? Sandbrook: "References count for me, references whom I trust. Because in that hour interview or whatnot, you can get some sense but you can't be 100%. You're not always a 100% in knowing that individual, what their work ethic is, how they really handle pressure, what their true,…
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The Workplace Afterpod | Chris Byers, CEO, Formstack

  How do you make a great hire? "We do a couple of things to enhance the hiring process. The one most important thing I think we do is about two years ago we began to document our culture. This was writing down what has turned into nine culture code statements that really we believe…
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The Workplace Afterpod | Jim VanSteenhouse, CEO, InterLinc Mortgage

How do you make a great hire? "Be quick, but don't hurry, number one. And number two is, there is a process. I mean, as we talked about previously, most processes involve ... in today's environment, when you've got employees all over the United States, one. And two, a lot of the corporate personnel, particularly…
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158: The Elements of a Performance Culture: Collaborate, Innovate, Drive

It's no secret that the IT infrastructure and applications business is experiencing hypergrowth these days. And few technology business leaders are more focused on making the appropriate investments to scale their businesses than those who compete inside the managed services realm. Join us when AHEAD CEO Dan Adamany explains how "cultural fit" is now top-of-mind…
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151: Making Hiring Your Business Growth Priority | Jim VanSteenhouse, CEO, InterLinc Mortgage

It is often the small bits of information that our guests share that help us to render a more complete picture of their growing business. In the case of Jim VanSteenhouse, one of those small bits was the estimate that he writes close to 3,000 thank-you and congratulatory notes a month. Join us as Jim reveals the leadership and…
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141: A Minimum Viable Approach for Entering New Markets | Patrick Llewellyn, CEO, 99designs

Join us when Patrick Llewellyn, CEO, 99designs, traces the trajectory of the world's largest online graphic design marketplace with an annual revenue run rate of about $60 million and approximately 121 FT employees in the US, Australia, and Germany. "We've been reasonably undercapitalized, so that has been a very interesting journey for us. If you…
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