Mike Volpe, CEO of Lola.com: Without Great People, You Will Fail

Updated On: July 30, 2019
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People are the hardest part of building a company.

Think about it - when you’re building a company, your people are the company. And if you’re terrible at finding great people, hiring great people, and keeping great people, then your company is going to fail.

Mike Volpe is an excellent example of someone who is great at all three of those. Currently the CEO of lola.com, he was able to put together one of the most all star marketing teams of the past couple of decades during his time as the CMO of HubSpot.

In this episode of Protect the Hustle, Mike walks us through his methodology for recruiting, hiring, and retaining stellar team members that allowed him to build the marketing department at HubSpot into what it is today.

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Topics covered in this episode

 

  • How Mike's background in investment banking prepared him for the marketing world
  • Past trends in marketing influencing the future
  • How to nail recruiting, hiring, and retention of your team
  • Getting your team aligned on the mission and vision of your company

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