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C3 Industries Co-Founder & CEO, Ankur Rungta

By Yscouts | December 1, 2021

Ankur Rungta is co-founder and chief executive officer of C3 Industries Inc. Under his leadership, the company has raised over $100 million of capital and currently employs almost 400 people. Ankur and his team have overseen the development of six award-winning cannabis production facilities as well as twenty-one retail stores in Michigan, Massachusetts, Missouri and…

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CEO vs. COO: How To Create an Optimal C-Suite Team

By MaxHansen | November 18, 2021

The C-suite team consists of an organization’s top senior executives such as the chief executive officer, chief information officer, chief technology officer, chief people officer, etc. Executives in the C-suite are the leaders in an organization and ensure that a company follows its projected plan and growth.  Although each executive in the C-suite serves a…

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Commercial Strategy Executive for Consumer Cannabis Products, Laurie Parfitt

By Yscouts | November 15, 2021

Laurie Parfitt is an accomplished executive, leader & coach who inspires companies with her vision for what’s possible and her ability to execute and drive results. She has over two decades of driving innovation & execution across multiple functional areas within companies from start-up to Fortune 500. Laurie has honed her skills at organizations such…

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The Key Traits & Major Cultural Impact of Inclusive Leaders

By MaxHansen | November 3, 2021

There are plenty of checkbox diversity and inclusion initiatives. But inclusion isn’t simply about hiring the right number of people from the right categories. Inclusivity is the creation of a culture where diverse people feel welcome. To have a really diverse workplace requires inclusive leadership.  When people feel included, they show up wholeheartedly. They exceed…

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Regennabis Co-Founder & CEO, Patrick McCartan

By Yscouts | October 18, 2021

Patrick McCartan is Co-Founder and CEO of Regennabis, the leading ESG & Sustainability advisory firm in the global cannabis industry and Co-Founder of Regenerative Cannabis Live, the world’s premier sustainable cannabis conference. Patrick is also Co-Founder of Regennabis Ventures, a private equity impact fund investing in cannabis startups with a commitment to sustainability and ESG,…

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Do You Need a Head of Remote Work to Uplevel Virtual Team Management?

By MaxHansen | October 11, 2021

It may have seemed like the perfect solution, this whole work-from-home concept. In fact, as recently as May 2021, 40% of workers said they would quit if forced to return to the office. But the management of virtual teams is far from easy. From Zoom technology to psychological well-being to company culture, there are hurdles…

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Chief People Officers Have Never Been More Important: Here’s Why

By MaxHansen | October 6, 2021

Chief people officer (CPO) is a relatively recent title, perhaps not even two decades old. Not too long ago, the highest-ranking human resources professional was typically not considered a member of the C-suite. They were often called the human resources manager, director, or simply the head of HR. And even today, in some companies the…

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Why Finding Your “Why” Matters More than ever During Virtual Hiring

By MaxHansen | September 23, 2021

With more people working from home, it can be a challenge to maintain the right team dynamics and the cultural glue that holds it all together must be industrial strength. So how do you ensure that you continue to hire the right people? In particular, how do you find the right fit with virtual leadership? …

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Cannabis Industry Leader, Andrew DeAngelo

By Yscouts | September 21, 2021

  Andrew DeAngelo, Cannabis Industry Consultant and Strategic Advisor, Co-founder of Harborside & Last Prisoner Project, Founder of Andrew DeAngelo Consulting   Andrew DeAngelo is a visionary leader with a proven track record of enacting systemic social change and developing best practices in cannabis — he is the very definition of a trailblazer and someone…

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Executive Interviews: Virtual or In-Person?

By Yscouts | September 9, 2021

The virtual interview for an executive role has become almost standard these days, although some companies are still conducting them in person. What are your thoughts on this matter? Here are the pros and cons of each format:

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