Please welcome another great guest on Rising Tide, Scott Baradell. Scott is a writer and entrepreneur who grew his PR agency, Idea Grove, with business generated by its popular blog. Idea Grove is one of the top twenty-five tech PR agencies in the United States, a three-time Inc. 5000 company, and an Inc. Best Workplace in 2021 and 2022. In 2020, Scott started a second blog, Trust Signals, to provide news, analysis, and practical
advice on what it takes to build trust with customers and the public in today’s post-truth world. The blog inspired and culminates in this book.
Before Idea Grove, Scott was the chief communications officer for two billion-dollar companies, the co-founder and CMO of a venture-backed startup, and an award-winning journalist. He lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, Maria, and children Juliet, Benjamin, Jack, Christopher, and Maggie.
Key Takeaways for Startup Founders and Wannabe Entrepreneurs:
- Figure out the competencies of your current staff and let them thrive in them
- When hiring future staff, be cognizant of cultural fit with your company
- Remember – Life is always more forgiving than you think!
Scott’s book – Amazon
Scott’s Website – ideagrove.com