In episode 149, Coffey talks with Kurt Wilkin about people leadership in entrepreneurial firms. They discuss the premise behind Kurt’s book “Who’s Your Mike,” which focuses on the different kinds of workplace personalities encountered as an entrepreneurial firm matures; the evolution of HR in entrepreneurial businesses; common misconceptions that entrepreneurs have about people practices; what HR professionals often misunderstand about working in entrepreneurial firms; finding the balance between tactical and strategic HR; and the keys to building a successful culture in a growing firm. Mentioned in the episode:
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Kurt Wilkin

Kurt Wilkin

Kurt Wilkin is a gifted connector—of dots, ideas, and people. For the past 30 years, he has advised high-growth companies, starting his career with Ernst & Young, and today in his roles as Chairman of HireBetter and Managing Partner of Bee Cave Capital. He’s a serial entrepreneur with multiple successful exits and has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and CEOs build their own companies.

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  1. Yaniris Diaz

    Great podcast just in time for an interview with a startup CEO today!


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