Discover the blind spots George faced when he transitioned from working in a public firm as VP of Operations acquiring 75 companies to becoming the co-founder of two private companies, why he applies personality profiling when hiring, and when grading yourself on the wheel of life is an important best practice (12 minutes).
CEO BLINDSPOTS PODCAST GUEST: George Abboud is the CEO of Exponent and President of the Smart Group. Previously, George was the VP of Operations of a conglomerate that ran 75 operating companies.
George holds a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and has held his CPA license in Texas since 1997. In addition, he is registered to offer securities in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Texas. He is also registered to offer advisory services in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas.
For more information about Exponent, visit https://exponentx.net/our-services/
For more information about the Smart Group, visit https://smartgrouphouston.com/about/
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 by Spotify for having the “biggest listener growth” in the USA (by 733%), and having listeners in 11 countries; https://ceoblindspots.com/ceo-blindspots-podcast/