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Should You Build Or Buy When It Comes To Talent?
March 31, 2023

In episode #2414, we talk about whether you should build or buy when it comes to talent in your company. There are arguments to be made for both routes to growing your company and its teams, and here we explore the reasons you should consider each. Tune in to learn more about the kind of experience we look for, questions around acquisitions, and more.


  • [00:21] Today’s topic: Should You Build Or Buy When It Comes To Talent?
  • [00:26] What it means to buy or build talent.
  • [01:06] The contrasting approaches Neil and Eric have employed in their businesses.
  • [01:59] Problems with buying a company and integrating existing teams.
  • [02:38] The philosophy of smarter hires and better interviews. 
  • [04:45] Risk and management for particular roles.
  • [05:38] The irreplaceable value of direct industry experience.
  • [06:31] Hiring according to promotion history and potential. 
  • [07:09] That’s it for today! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!
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