Our COO, Stacey McKinnon, joined host Kate Holmes on an episode of The Innovating Advice Show to talk about how she transformed Morton Capital's approach to recruiting the right talent, her passion for the client and employee experience, and her audacious goal of creating more happiness in the workplace.
01:00 - Introducing Stacey McKinnon
02:25 - The future of the workplace
06:28 - Becoming the Chief Operating Officer of Morton Capital Management
09:07 - Working at Peet’s Coffee: the belief system behind the brand
10:52 - Doing things differently: the power of emotions
13:23 - The story behind The Savannah Bananas baseball team: creating an experience
14:47 - Why acting in the client’s best interest means creating a resilient firm
19:24 - How to hire the right talent
23:22 - Hiring people without previous experience
26:57 - Can solo-practitioners hire this way too?
29:15 - How to plan hiring and business growth
33:12 - Salary and bonuses
35:35 - Setting goals
39:35 - Creating connection in the workplace
42:06 - Moving away from a presence-based management system to goals-based
45:17 - Some final thoughts
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