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How to Build the Kind of Team that Takes Your Business to the Next Level w/Carl Gould

April 14, 2022

In order to build a successful, scalable business that sets us free, we have to first build a really great team.

Our teams and the way they operate dictate the success of our organizations, and most of us know that. However, when it comes to building those teams, most of us just don’t know what we don’t know.

So, how can we build the kinds of teams that allow us to create the businesses of our dreams?

In this episode, author, speaker and serial entrepreneur, Carl Gould reveals the 7 stages of growing a great business, and the 2 stages guaranteed to help you assemble an unstoppable team.


"The people who got here are not necessarily the people who’ll get you there, and that’s okay." -Craig Picken


Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 


  • One thing we tend to forget when building teams
    Could promoting our best players actually do more harm than good to our organizations?
  • The key to attracting top talent
    Are we missing out on a crucial factor when trying to recruit the best players in the game?
  • Why turnover isn’t always a bad thing
    No one likes the thought of losing employees, but could high turnover actually be the best thing for our businesses? 

Guest Bio-


Carl Gould is a best-selling author, sought after speaker and the serial entrepreneur behind three multi-million-dollar businesses The founder of 7 Stages Advisors, over the past two decades, Carl has worked with more than 7000 Business Coaches and mentored the launch of over 5000 businesses. Thanks to his expertise, Carl has been featured by a number of top-tier publications including, among others, Wall Street Journal and Forbes. Carl’s forthcoming book, The Obnoxious Offer will hit shelves in Fall 2022. 


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Learn More About Your Host:


Co-founder and Managing Partner for Northstar Group, Craig is focused on recruiting senior level leadership, sales and operations executives for some of the most prominent companies in the aviation and aerospace industry. Clients include well known aircraft OEM’s, aircraft operators, leasing / financial organizations, and Maintenance / Repair / Overhaul (MRO) providers. 


Since 2009 Craig has personally concluded more than 150 executive searches in a variety of disciplines. As the only executive recruiter who has flown airplanes, sold airplanes AND run a business, Craig is uniquely positioned to build deep, lasting relationships with both executives and the boards and stakeholders they serve. This allows him to use a detailed, disciplined process that does more than pair the ideal candidate with the perfect opportunity, and hit the business goals of the companies he serves.