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Kurt Landon

Kurt Landon

Founder and CEO

Today’s guest is Kurt Landon. This is part 2, make sure you also listen to part one of the interview. The focus of the discussion in this episode is how Kurt built Enspira as a new type of HR Consultancy, by focusing on mission critical HR issues and building solutions at the intersection of Human Capital management, talent search and technology.


[02:23] – I ask Kurt to share what inspired Enspira, from where he started to where he is now, and some of the key points that formed his strategy.
[06:54] – One of the reasons Kurt started Enspira is to make meaningful change.
[09:23] – What is the sweet point to get your services?
[13:05] – What are some of the particular challenges that start-ups face, that you help them solve?
[14:09] – Kurt gives an example of one of the most fractured and problematic areas.
[17:06] – There are two types of HR professionals, the ones who love recruiting and hiring people and the ones that want to have nothing to do with it.
[18:43] – Who better to run the search for specific positions, than the people who have been working in that organization for years?
[21:15] – The ability to assess talent is superior.
[25:30] – As a CEO, how do you decide what not to do as a company?
[26:03] – The number one thing that differentiates effective leaders from ineffective leaders is the ability to focus and prioritize.
[29:31] – Final question, business expression, or jargon that drives you crazy?
[31:14] – Thank you and closing remarks.

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