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Starting Your Own Business With Karin Hurt of Let's Grow Leaders
Episode #67: Starting Your Own Business With Karin Hurt of Let’s Grow Leaders

Episode #67: Starting Your Own Business With Karin Hurt of Let’s Grow Leaders

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Starting Your Own Business with Karin Hurt

Karin Hurt on Quitting Your Job to Start a Business.


Starting your own business — Karin’s story

Karin Hurt had a successful executive career with a major wireless company. Her passion for being a great leader and growing great leaders not only helped her to excel in her corporate career, but also prompted her to start a blog called Let’s Grow Leaders on the side. Eventually, her desire to have a greater impact in the field of leadership caused her to leave Verizon and start a company that develops leaders. Karin will discuss her journey and lessons you apply on your journey to starting your own business.

What success means to Karin:

“I define success as having the impact that I’ve set out to make. I want to help lead well, feel good about leadership and lead authentically.“


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More about Karin:

Karin has a diverse background of executive leadership experience in sales, customer service, call centers, human resources, merger integration, training and leadership development . Most recently, she served as Executive Director of the Strategic Partnership Channel at Verizon Wireless where she transformed customer service outsourcing, working with companies and call centers to build strong cultures that deliver positive customer experiences.

She was recently recognized as one of the top 100 thought leaders in Trusted Business Behavior by Trust Across America and as Multiplier of the Year by the Wiseman Group.

Karin lives in Baltimore with her husband and two sons. She knows the long road of the marathon runner and the joy of a good song, all of which inform her leadership.

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About Jeff Steinmann

Jeff wants to help you Live More. He is the author of How to Quit Working, A Simple Plan to Quit Your Job for a Life of Freedom. He hosts a weekly show called The How to Quit Working Show that features lessons from Freedom Fanatics who quit their soul-sucking 9-5 job and created a business that lets them live a passionate life of freedom. Jeff also writes for several media outlets, including The Huffington Post, Lifehack and Elite Daily. Most of all, Jeff is a Freedom Fanatic, fiercely devoted to finding a better way to “do life”.

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