Category Archives: Podcast

194 — Kristel Kruustük

Podcast Summary:

It was a lot of fun to speak with Kristel Kruustük. She started out her entrepreneurial journey as an app tester and then built Testlio with her insights derived from her experiences. I invited her to be a guest because she wrote an interesting blog post entitled, “3 of My Biggest Challenges Scaling a Startup.”

You’ll hear her talk about:

  • How she didn’t hire enough team members with leadership experience and the implications it had on growth
  • How hard it is and how necessary it is to transition team members who no longer align with the goals of the organization
  • How self-criticism helped her align her CEO responsibilities with her strengths

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193 — Christopher Wink

Podcast Summary:

Have you ever felt this way? Have you ever felt like you were not really worthy of the CEO title yet, even though you have the responsibilities? Christopher Wink explains why it took him 8 years to take the title of CEO of the company he co-founded. It’s an incredibly honest interview full of insight. Plus, he shares one of his biggest leadership mistakes on the road to CEO and the effects it had on his growing team.

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192 — Carisa Miklusak

Podcast Summary:

Over the past two and a half years, many of you have told me that hiring is one of, if not THE biggest challenge you face as you scale your companies. Because of that I have tried to invite guests who not only share their unique lessons learned on the journey from Founder to CEO, but also provide valuable insight into the new and innovative ways of hiring.

Carisa fits both of these requirements…big time. She and her team at Tilr have designed a truly game changing service that makes the challenging process of hiring, that much easier. In this interview you’ll learn about what her team is doing in the space and Carisa gets personal sharing a recent discovery she learned about herself as a CEO and the impact it has had on her growing company.

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191 — Tom Sylvester

Podcast Summary:

Tom Sylvester and his colleagues at The Lights on Lab have created a unique organization dedicated to Founding CEOs like you. In this interview he shares what he has learned about himself as a Founder & CEO. And, he shares four big barriers Founders encounter on the road to becoming CEO: Ego, Vulnerability, Admitting Mistakes, Having All The Answers.

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