Built On Purpose Podcast

with Y Scouts’ CEO & Co-Founder Max Hansen

Jushi Holdings Inc. Chief Commercial Director, Trent Woloveck

By MaxHansen | 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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Bhang Inc. President & CEO, Jamie L. Pearson

By MaxHansen | 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 MaxHansen | 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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Happi President, Lisa Hurwitz

By MaxHansen | 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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Five Interview Questions to Ask 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 MaxHansen | 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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Business Strategist & Marketing Leader, Annie Davis

By MaxHansen | 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 operators:…

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Wana Brands CEO, Nancy Whiteman

By MaxHansen | 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 has…

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Five Essential Tips for Effective Leadership Interviews

By MaxHansen | February 16, 2022

Every company in the world is looking for effective leadership skills in their executive hires. But what does that mean, really? It’s hard enough to define the perfect set of leadership capabilities, let alone find them all in one person. And now, with a large part of the hiring process conducted online, finding the right…

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