Picking The Perfect Team With Steve Pockross

This episode sees Ryan talking to Steve Pockross, CEO of Verblio, a multimedia content creation platform that powers modern content marketers and SEO agencies. Verblio was awarded two Inc 5000 growth company awards, six consecutive Mercury100 Awards for Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Boulder Valley, and also won a Colorado Companies to Watch award. Verblio acquired the video company Automagical in 2019 to expand its content offering and further engage audiences for its clients.


Over the last decade, content marketing as a channel has developed more as a channel than any other marketing channel.
The only thing you can guarantee about digital marketing is its unpredictability. The best practice is using many different channels without spreading yourself thin.
Defining exactly what traits you want from your team members means you can nurture talent of your own rather than hiring in a more expensive candidate because of their experience. 
As a CEO, you have spent time creating the perfect team and building the company. In order to keep the company aligned to your original mission, you need to spend as much time engaged with your team members and keep it personal.



‘What could I do and what results could I see from them?’ 

‘On our people’s side we made a really big decision to hire young talent in, to hire for traits over experience.’

‘We hired her as an intern, she was a clear talent and she’d never managed one other person and we put her in charge of basically the main people business of the company.’

‘Always prioritize and cultural fit over skill set every step of the way because your magnet for talent as a bootstrapped company is making people want to be there with you.’

‘We’re a content company. We want you to want to read our stuff.’



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