Discover why Sue Burnett (President of Burnett Specialists) chose an ESOP, how her team members in six major cities receive monthly performance reviews, and when she discovered her leadership blind spot (12 minutes).
CEO BLINDSPOTS PODCAST GUEST: Sue Burnett. She is the founder and president of Burnett Specialists with 9 offices in 6 major cities. Her 47-year-old company is ranked as Texas’ Largest Employee-Owned Staffing and Placement Firm, and 16th largest in the U.S.
Sue’s honors include: Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Houston Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO and Woman Who Means Business, Most Powerful Woman Award, Women’s Enterprise’s Woman of Excellence, and Jr. Achievement’s Legacy Award and Leadership Award.
The University of Arkansas named Sue as a Distinguished Alum, a Tower of Old Main, and named the Reading Room in the Journalism Building after her.
For more information about Sue and Burnett Specialists; https://burnettspecialists.com/staffingawards-rankings/
CEO BLINDSPOTS HOST: Birgit Kamps. She was speaking five languages by the age of 10, and lived in five countries with her Dutch parents prior to becoming an American citizen. Birgit’s professional experience includes starting and selling an “Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Best Company to Work for in Texas”, and serving as a Board Member with various companies. In addition, Birgit is the President of Hire Universe LLC, and the host of the CEO Blindspots podcast which was recognized in 2020 by Spotify for having the “biggest listener growth” in the USA (by 733%), and having listeners in 11 countries; https://ceoblindspots.com/