How Do You Build “One Team With One Dream?” Kristi Tells Us How She Did It: CEO & Co-founder, Kristi Zuhlke, started her company, KnowledgeHound, because she experienced the pain of not being able to take advantage of the very expensive market research that ate into her budget when she worked at other organizations. She has since gone on to create a unique solution that helps companies leverage the research they already have. In the process she learned how to create “one team with one dream,” has effectively dealt with her business building blindspot, learned to delegate more effectively, and has positioned her company for some significant growth. Listen to her interview and you’ll see that she is also a genuine and authentic person who openly shares.
Name: Kristi Zuhlke, CEO & Co-founder
Powerful Promise of Value: The data retrieval and visualization tool for companies buried in piles of data – KnowledgeHound is software that helps market researchers, marketers and sales teams find, visualize and analyze quantitative and qualitative consumer research studies. KnowledgeHound believes in sharing and reusing information to reduce waste and ensures that the answers organizations need are already within arms reach.
Headquartered In: Chicago, IL
Significant Difference Between (Co) Founder & CEO: “Shifting your team from ‘doers’ to a team of leaders…delegation…because…you are out of capacity…as Founder & CEOs we think we have to know everything.”
Blind Spot: “Financial acumen”
Favorite Resource for Productivity: Droplr (Instantly swap screenshots and files with teammates and clients.)
Favorite Resource that helps with the Founder to CEO role shift: The Founder’s Dilemmas
Favorite Founder: Kristin Sharp