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five traits of emotional intelligence in leadership

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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hiring for team synergy

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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interview questions to ask cannabis cfo

Five Key Interview Questions for Your New Cannabis CFO

By Yscouts | March 30, 2022

As a high-growth sector, the cannabis industry requires CFO candidates who are hand-picked (no growing or picking puns intended), not plucked from piles of résumés. While CNN reports that legal cannabis sales are projected to rocket from roughly $26 billion in 2021 to $45.9 billion in 2025, high-level financial officers still face cash flow issues…

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Leaf Trade Founder & CEO, James Yi

By Max Hansen | March 24, 2022

In the Cannabis space, James stands apart as someone with both keen industry understanding and proven technology experience, having previously co-founded NextME, a B2B software provider across multiple industries including restaurants and healthcare, and serving as a cannabis industry consultant for several MSO license holders including serving as VP of Business Development at Windy City…

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behavioral traits of a relentless learner

What Are the Behavioral Traits of a Relentless Learner? Why You Want to Hire the Executive Who Is Always Learning

By Max Hansen | March 22, 2022

Humans are always learning. New technology. A new passcode. Someone’s name. Some random historical facts. When it comes to the workplace, 54% of people believe that continuous learning is essential to their career development. But not everyone is a relentless learner. This type of learning doesn’t happen by accident. Nor is it by mandate of…

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Business Strategist & Marketing Leader, Annie Davis

By Max Hansen | March 16, 2022

   Annie Davis is a business strategist and marketing leader with nearly 20 years of experience building lasting teams and brands for companies spanning consumer packaged goods, renewable energy, natural products and cannabis.  In 2018, she transitioned her career into the legal cannabis industry, where she’s led Marketing functions for several of California’s largest…

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interview rounds

How Many Interview Rounds? It Depends on the Executive You Need

By Yscouts | March 9, 2022

When you’re looking for your next executive hire, the interview process and its countless rounds of interviews can seem overwhelming. How can you ensure that you’re getting everything you need from an interview? It’s easy for the process to become redundant and tiring, both for the candidates and for those conducting the interview. You can…

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conscious capitalism

Why More Companies Are Embracing Conscious Capitalism

By Max Hansen | March 9, 2022

Can companies make money and improve the communities around them at the same time? According to the theory of conscious capitalism, it’s not only possible, it’s the right thing to do. In today’s business environment, conscious capitalism underscores the idea that companies can be profitable while making a deliberate effort to give back more than…

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Wana Brands CEO, Nancy Whiteman

By Max Hansen | March 2, 2022

 Heralded as “The Queen of Legal Weed” by Inc. (May 2017) and “The Martha Stewart of Edibles” by Entrepreneur (Jan. 2019), Nancy Whiteman is co-founder and CEO of Wana Brands, a top international brand already available in more than 3,000 dispensaries across the United States and Canada. Nancy leads the company’s strategic vision and…

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