Reboot Podcast

The Reboot podcast showcases the heart and soul, the wins and losses, the ups and downs of startup leadership. On the show, Entrepreneurs, CEO’s, and Startup Leaders discuss with Jerry Colonna the emotional and psychological challenges they face daily as leaders.

#6 – Do You Avoid Difficult Conversations? – with Carm Huntress

Episode 6 // Nov 25, 2014

“If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.”

 

– Jesus, Gospel of Thomas

Guests

Carm Huntress

Carm Huntress

CEO of RxRevu Inc.

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Episode Description

 

Do you have an innate desire to make people happy? And does that desire at times cause you to at hold back the truth, out of fear of perhaps hurting others and yourself? Carm Huntress is the CEO of RxReview, a company solving a big problem with big data – overspending on prescription drugs.  The company started in January 2012 and is growing beyond its 11 employees. Carm realizes his nature as a people pleaser affects his leadership in detrimental ways. In this episode, Jerry and Carm unpack what it means to be fierce, and what’s behind the desire to make people happy.

Jerry’s Blog post on what it means to be fierce — “Being Fierce” | The Business of Happiness: 6 Secrets to Extraordinary Success in Life and Work | Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else | RxRevu | Carm Huntress on Twitter

Questions to challenge your monster:

  1. What if I led from place knew where I knew I was good and also know there are things I want to do better?
  2. Ask yourself, do you avoid difficult conversations? Join us to unpack what it means to be fierce, and what’s behind the desire to make people happy.