Prolanthropy Founder & CEO, Jeff Ginn, shares his moving story about being an orphan and how that experience fueled him to start his company and continue to serve as its CEO. His company’s mission, the stories he shares of the impact his company has and his own journey from orphan to Founder and now CEO, are all truly inspiring. And, I could’t help but laugh when this giving CEO described himself as a sledgehammer…well, you’ll have to listen to see what I mean.
From CPA To Co-Founder To CEO! Ryan Watson Leads The Sqrl Team, As It Reinvents Financial Services: Sqrl Co-founder & CEO, Ryan Watson, started out as CPA and left his employer to start his own firm with two others. They wanted to create a tech enabled service for accountants so they can more efficiently deliver outsourced accounting work. And, they did! The result is SQRL. Along the way, Ryan has learned a great deal about becoming a CEO. He gives us a behind the scenes look at the importance of clearly defining roles and being comfortable not having all the answers. He’s also a very nice, humble guy who isn’t afraid to share with others. Give a listen.
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.
Want To Know What It’s Like To Start, Grow, And Lead The “Instagram Of Audio?” Mike Sarow Gives Us An Inside Look: CEO & Co-founder, Mike Sarow, talks about how he helped start, grow, and now leads the “Instagram of Audio.” Mike is an authentic leader who freely shares his insights about the challenges and joys of captaining a company in the highly competitive wearable tech market. His device is one of the hottest things to hit the market and he shares how leading a company with a physical product is different than the typical software startup.