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Amit Chauhan is the definition of determination and persistence. He Co-founded Recroup which, after a few pivots, created an innovative way to get job postings in front of valuable passive candidates. His company is growing because he is solving a persistent problem for many organizations – passive candidates just don’t browse job boards. He’s also a very self-aware CEO who is eloquent about his strengths and blind spots. Here’s what you will learn from this inspired CEO:
1. The importance of Founding CEOs realizing they can no longer solely focus their time on the product
2. Overcoming the fear of bad feedback
3. How to balance your leadership team with the hiring others that have skills in areas the current team lacks
4. Navigating the challenges of cash flow
Name: Amit Chauhan, CEO / Co-founder
Powerful Promise of Value: Recroup is a next generation job advertising platform that converts job postings into engaging banner ads and publishes them on the web and social media platforms like Facebook.
Headquartered In: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Blind Spot: “…afraid to actually go ahead and get some feedback…”
Banish Your Business Building Blindspot!
Favorite Resources for Productivity: Cold calling target customers…no pitching…just trying to understand what customers are going through…”build bonds with your customers and branding will follow”
Favorite Resources that helps with the Founder to CEO role shift: The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses (Eric Ries)
Favorite Founders: Elon Musk