How to Build a High-Performing Team with Mike Michalowicz

The Growing your Team Podcast: Episode 222


As a small business, how do you attract great employees in a competitive hiring market? Then, once you hire a team, how do you keep them when there are so many outside opportunities trying to get their attention?

It takes work to attract and keep top-performing employees. Still, that work is 100% worth the effort compared to constantly refilling the same positions or managing underperforming team members. 

On this episode of the Growing Your Team podcast, Mike Michalowicz shares his methodology and tactics for building a high-performing team. He also explains how to ensure you’re hiring a team you can afford and offers tips on matching the support you desire with the budget that fits your organization.

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In this Episode You’ll Hear:

  • Way to build leadership that drives profitability 
  • Retention strategies and how to position your team for sustainable growth

  • How to create team synergy by making the whole greater than the sum of the parts

  • What psychological ownership is, and why is it a critical strategy to experiencing top performance and commitment from your team

  • The power of company community (not culture): Embracing strengths and differences
  • How a business owner get a company to operate effectively in their absence 

About Mike Michalowicz:

By his 35th birthday, Mike Michalowicz had founded and sold two multi-million dollar companies. Confident that he had identified the formula for success, Mike became a small business angel investor…and proceeded to lose his entire fortune. 

Then, he started all over again, driven to find better ways to grow healthy and strong companies. Mike has devoted his life to the research and delivery of innovative, impactful entrepreneurial strategies.

His latest book, All In, (launching January 2, 2024) offers transformative leadership strategies that nurture talent and create top performers.

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How to Build a High-Performing Team with Mike Michalowicz, Growing Your Team Podcast, Jamie Van Cuyk, Small Business