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Azuca President & CEO, Kim Rael

By jenae | June 13, 2022

Kim is President and CEO of Azuca, a leading edibles ingredients company that serves the global cannabis industry with best-in-class, fast-onset edible formulations. Kim is a passionate business leader, start-up veteran and investor in innovation. She has extensive experience as an operating executive in both startup and Fortune 50 environments and as a venture capitalist.…

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Jushi Holdings Inc. Chief Commercial Director, Trent Woloveck

By Max Hansen | May 31, 2022

Trent Woloveck brings singular strategic planning and strong business acquisition and cannabis development experience to his role as Chief Commercial Director at Jushi Holdings Inc. Trent formerly served as President of TGS National Holdings (an affiliate of The Green Solution), as well as COO at American Cannabis Company, where he worked with his clients to…

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How to Identify Key Leadership Characteristics

By Max Hansen | May 25, 2022

Integrity. Influence. Self-awareness. Empathy. What are the most essential characteristics of leadership? It’s a topic of endless debate, but most everyone can agree on one thing: Leaders show others the way. Granted, it may not always be the right way, but where leaders go, others follow. Leaders have always been important, but in this nearly…

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Bhang Inc. President & CEO, Jamie L. Pearson

By Max Hansen | May 24, 2022

Jamie L. Pearson is the President & CEO of Bhang Inc. [CSE:BHNG OTCQB:BHNGF]. A rare, second-generation cannabis executive, she has decades of experience in global operations, deal structuring and negotiation as a multi-national real estate investor. Fluent in German and English, Jamie is responsible for Bhang’s capital markets division, national and international expansion, and overall…

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Interview Questions

By Yscouts | May 11, 2022

Alongside your retained executive search firm, you’ve narrowed down the candidates to a select few. Now it’s time to let your executive interview questions shine. But it’s just as easy for hiring executives to make mistakes as it is for the candidates they interview. That’s why closing candidates in today’s competitive hiring market is never…

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House of Puff Founder & CEO, Kristina Lopez Adduci

By Max Hansen | May 6, 2022

  Kristina Lopez Adduci is the founder and CEO of House of Puff, a Latina-led and women-owned cannabis lifestyle company based in NYC. Kristina launched House of Puff to help women consume cannabis unapologetically, making it chic and effortless. Hailing from the art world, she marries these worlds with art-inspired cannabis products that women can…

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How to Identify a Candidate Who Develops Others During the Interview Process

By Max Hansen | April 27, 2022

The best leaders take responsibility for developing others. The late Jack Welch said it best:  “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.”   Top business leaders understand that people matter. Your next-generation leaders are an important part of your future viability,…

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Checklist: Do You Have These Five Traits?

By Yscouts | April 19, 2022

Everyone wants emotionally intelligent leadership. Such leaders are the ones who can successfully manage stress, bounce back from setbacks and keep teams positive and moving forward. Through their understanding of communication, problem-solving and people management, they bring professionalism and civility to the workplace.  Emotionally intelligent leaders can bring out the best in people. They are…

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Right People, Right Seats: Hiring for Team Synergy

By Max Hansen | April 6, 2022

Plenty of leaders are looking to create team synergy. That requires putting the right people in the right seats. That’s catchy and easy enough to say, but how does the process look? Well, for one thing, it’s not just about hiring. It also has to do with a system that many world-class entrepreneurial companies have…

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Happi President, Lisa Hurwitz

By Max Hansen | March 31, 2022

Lisa is the President of Happi, the first THC-infused beverage to launch in the state of Michigan, which she co-founded and leads with her partner Joe Reynolds. Happi’s all-natural sparkling water beverages are made with simple ingredients, organic fruit, they are vegan and have just 15-25 calories. Designed for the cannacurious woman, Happi combines Lisa’s…

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