Isaac and his team of over 400 have earned $93 million in venture financing as it helps take care of over 45,000 employees in all 50 states. In this interview Isaac gets very specific about his feelings of failure, being real with his team when things are not going well, and how he has structured his team for growth. Plus, it was fun for me to talk with a fellow Army Intelligence Officer veteran. 🙂
Sandra built her business on service. With over 100 employees, she has created a premium subscription staffing company that is helping a growing number of entrepreneurs. She shares a story of a bad hiring experience that prompted her to create a better hiring process. She now interviews candidates with 4 Attitudes in mind. Listen as she shares this painful experience, the 4 attitudes, and her other challenges on the road from Founder to CEO.
Speaking with Richard was a real treat for me. The company he started and still leads has had a very positive impact on my son. Richard is a self-proclaimed math enthusiast.
And, as he says, he likes to solve math problems, teach, and build things. So, when he revealed some of his personal challenges in becoming a CEO, they were very different than what you might expect. Because, as he says, “People are all different, they’re snowflakes, you can’t treat them as widgets, you can’t treat them like math problems.”
After we discussed his challenges in shifting from Founder to CEO, he and I came up with 4 actions you can take that will help you make it an easier transition.