E332 – How and Why Talent is The Best Growth Strategy w/ Reid Lappin
Reid Lappin is the Founder & CEO at Vokal, a product growth consultancy based in Chicago, IL. Vokal helps non-digital organizations measure and invest like venture capitalists, as well as design, build, & optimize like start-ups. Reid shares how Vokal helps businesses compete in the unique digital economy. Additionally, Reid provides his best tips for attracting top talent and creating a healthy business.
Recently featured in Comparably’s list of Best CEOs, Reid Lapin is the founder of Vokal, a product growth consultancy helping your favorite businesses compete in the digital era. Reid is also a Partner at Fresh from the Hills Produce and a Mentor at the Food Foundry. Previously, Reid was the Founder of Mobile Makers Academy, an iOS bootcamp in Chicago.
Tune in to hear Reid’s exciting story…
2:19 – What is Vokal? 3 Buckets for Quantitative Growth
3:19 – Being the Best Option vs. Being the Only Option
5:58 – Why you need multiple playbooks
7:30 – Track Record vs. MBA
8:58 – Buyer Behavior…What you need to know
10:48 – Creating a self-generating talent engine
12:10 – Evolving into the modern digital economy
13:23 – Leveraging LinkedIn for outreach
14:20 – Now hiring! Product Engineers, Data engineers, Growth & Performance Marketers, Designers
15:00 – Wealth & Wisdom from the CEO in the recruiting process
16:08 – What’s not working…
18:14 – Engineering your Finances to attract top talent
19:38 – Sharing the upside
22:13– Profit Sharing & Equity Programs
23:55 – Retention through Culture, People, and Momentum
24:50 – The Mission & The Metrics
25:40 – Reid’s Favorite Tools & Books
Connect with Reid Lappin…
LinkedIn: Reid Lappin
Reid’s Favorite Books:
Work Rules by Laszlo Bock (Formerly Senior VP of People Operations at Google, Inc.)
Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull (President of Pixar Animation & Disney Animation)
Reid’s Favorite Growth Tool:
Creating Content on LinkedIn
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