Talent Wins

with Chris Mursau

The Talent Wins podcast features top CEOs and business leaders as they share their stories of the trials, tribulations, and successes in building great teams.
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People Are Everything With Scott Scully

April 24, 2023

In this episode of Talent Wins, Chris Mursau chats with Scott Scully, Founder and CEO of Abstrakt Marketing Group, about hiring and retaining a team of A players. Scott digs deep into his MAP meetings, tips for improving culture, and the value of creating opportunities for your people. He also shares advice for growth-minded CEOs who want to scale!

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Revamping Workspaces, Talent Acquisition Processes, and DEI Initiatives With Michael Douglas

March 23, 2023

In this episode of Talent Wins, Chris Mursau is joined by Michael Douglas, Chief People Officer at Curative, to talk about revamping work environments and talent acquisition processes. Michael discusses the shifting landscape of the talent pool, tips to attract and retain A players, and how to strengthen your hiring methods. Tune in!

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Using Topgrading To Scale Your Business With Shamit Khemka

March 10, 2023

In this episode of Talent Wins, Chris Mursau is joined by Shamit Khemka, Founder and CEO of SynapseIndia, to talk about how the Topgrading methodology helped him scale his company. Shamit discusses the benefits of Topgrading, including transparency, clarity, and feedback, how Topgrading has transformed over time, and his advice for building a company of A players.

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Year in Review — Assembling an Incredible Team To Help Your Company Scale with Chris Mursau and Chad Franzen

January 23, 2023

In this episode of Talent Wins, host Chris Mursau is interviewed by Chad Franzen of Rise25 to reflect on the past year and pull out the most interesting podcast stories. Together, they look back on the best practices for interviewing, hiring, setting team goals, and developing strong company culture. Plus, Chris gives us a glimpse of what’s to come in the new year! 

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How To Build Strong Teams That Deliver Great Results in Challenging Situations with Bruce Cazenave

November 10, 2022

In this episode of the Talent Wins podcast, host Chris Mursau sits down with Bruce Cazenave, the Founder and Principal of Inflection Management LLC, to talk about building competent teams when organizations face detrimental challenges. Part of rebuilding includes integrating a thriving company culture, a rigorous hiring process, and a CEO and CHRO partnership. Plus, Bruce offers CEOs advice on how to scale a company and more.

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Why the Interview is Key to Develop an Outstanding Business with Chuck Cohen

October 27, 2022

Chuck Cohen is the Managing Director of Benco Dental, the nation’s third-largest dental distributor with customers across the US. Benco was founded in 1930 by Chuck’s grandfather and now has 1,500 employees across all 50 states. They were recently recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the “Top 20 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” Chuck is a results-oriented leader who enjoys developing and executing strategies and coaching others to grow.

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How To Build A Winning Team with Todd Bradley

October 12, 2022

Todd Bradley is an Operating Partner at One Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm focused on transformative combinations within the industrial, healthcare, and technology sectors in North America and Europe. Todd is also a member of the Board of Directors at Mattel, Commvault, and Spartronics.

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How To Hire Employees That Fit Your Company’s Culture with Todd Perlman

October 6, 2022

Todd Perlman is the President of BT Partners, a technology consulting company that delivers impactful solutions and services. As the President, Todd strives to establish trusted relationships with clients and is focused on going above and beyond to help them achieve their goals. 

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Eliminating Toxic Leadership with David Macknin

August 24, 2022

David Macknin is the Principal of ChicagoRisk, a company that helps businesses, nonprofits, and individuals identify evolving risks and emerging challenges. David is also the President of The Owens Group, Inc., an insurance and risk management company. Previously, he was an Expert Panelist for FilmUtah, the President of Alper Services LLC, and the Executive Vice President for JMB Insurance.

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Redefining the Interview Process

July 28, 2022

Chris Mursau is the President of Topgrading, a proven system that helps organizations build and maintain high-performing teams through hiring, development, and promotion strategies. Since 2001, Chris has been consulting and teaching organizations and individual managers how to pack their teams with A Players.

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