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Common Struggles of C-Suite Leaders

By Max Hansen | February 9, 2023

Finding success as a C-Suite leader in today’s ever-evolving business environment can turn into a complex and chaotic journey; one that’s full of roadblocks and U-turns. But those barriers to success aren’t just functional or strategic. Emotional barriers, the “below the line” issues, that often go unaddressed, pose some of the biggest challenges. In a…

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Adopting and Retiring Corporate Buzzwords for 2024

By Max Hansen | February 8, 2023

Great employers and managers have a seamless way of communicating with their teams. Establishing this requires using the same vocabulary to communicate effectively. 2022 gave rise to many new corporate buzzwords. Understanding these buzzwords is key for employers to keep in sync with their teams and promote a culture that aligns with your employees values.…

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The New Bar To Raise Engagement And Lower Attrition

By Max Hansen | December 19, 2022

Post-pandemic, there was a seismic shift in employees’ priorities. As more than half of U.S. employees are disengaged, burned out and miserable at work, they’re looking for more balance and purpose in their lives—including a job that aligns with their new priorities and purpose.   With a labor market that’s as competitive as it’s ever been,…

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Pursue Whole Co-Founder & CEO, Andy Maurer

By Max Hansen | December 14, 2022

As a former therapist and professor of human and sports psychology, Andy has taken the best of cutting-edge neuroscience and performance research and paired it with therapeutic best practices to create the Pursue Whole® Coaching Model. His unique framework brings clarity, relief, and growth to the struggles leaders face on the inside.   Press:  Leaders:…

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Agrify CEO & Chairman of the Board, Raymond Nobu Chang

By Max Hansen | October 13, 2022

Raymond is a serial entrepreneur. He is CEO & Chairman of the Board for Agrify, the most innovative provider of advanced cultivation and extraction solutions for the cannabis industry, bringing data, science, and technology to the forefront of the market. The company’s proprietary micro-environment-controlled Vertical Farming Units (VFUs) enable cultivators to produce the highest quality products…

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Willow Industries Founder & CEO, Jill Ellsworth

By Max Hansen | September 29, 2022

Fueled by her passion for innovation and dedication to health, Jill Ellsworth has made a career of creating solutions for better living. Prior to launching Willow Industries, Jill founded Vibrant Earth Juices (VEJ), a Santa Barbara-based cold-pressed organic juice company. Jill became passionate about pasteurization techniques, employing High Pressure Processing (HPP) to prevent microbial growth…

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The Five Traits That Produce the Best COOs

By Max Hansen | August 17, 2022

A COO role can be one of the trickiest positions to hire given the variety of leadership competencies needed. Yet, it is of the utmost importance to find the right COO (or second in command by any other title) for your unique situation. Even before you launch the search, it’s particularly important to nail down…

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VERSES CEO, Gabriel René

By Max Hansen | August 4, 2022

Gabriel René is CEO and co-founder of VERSES, developer of COSM™, an operating system for AI, and author of the #1 International Bestseller “The Spatial Web – How Web 3.0 Connects Humans, Machines, and AI to Transform the World”.  As an emerging technology pioneer, Gabriel has architected enterprise and consumer software and services in partnership…

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Apex Trading & Bushel44 Founder & CEO, John Manlove

By Max Hansen | July 29, 2022

John Manlove is the founder and CEO of Apex Trading and Bushel44, two industry leading technology platforms in the emerging cannabis and hemp verticals. An industry pioneer, who helped launch the first legal cannabis wholesale marketplace in the United States while simultaneously running a distribution company supporting over 300 brands throughout California, John brings a…

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1906 New Highs CEO & Co-Founder, Peter Barsoom

By Max Hansen | July 20, 2022

Nuka & 1906 CEO and Co-founder Peter Barsoom, has an extensive career experience in finance and business strategy, holding a variety of senior management positions at leading institutions including American Express, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Blue Mountain Capital and Intercontinental Exchange. In 2015, Mr. Barsoom left the financial industry to found Nuka Enterprises (Nuka) a…

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