Discover why Ivan Madrigal (CEO of Builder’s Choice) doesn’t do traditional performance reviews, what inspired him to hire several felons, how he realized his facial expression was his blind spot, and when he has difficult conversations (12 minutes).
CEO BLINDSPOTS PODCAST GUEST: Ivan Madrigal. He is the CEO of Builder’s Choice, an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company and an HBJ’s Fast 100 Company. Ivan purchased Builder’s Choice in 2014. He combines years of entrepreneurship, management, business operations, IT, Lean Six Sigma and M&A experience to reconfigure businesses into profitable companies modeled after Fortune 500 enterprises. As a serial business “fixer”, Ivan applies metrics, quality control mechanisms, and technology to harness the potential of existing businesses and help them thrive. Today, Ivan oversees a portfolio of growing businesses including Builder’s Choice where he champions a culture of service accountability. He is intimately involved in the company’s strategic planning, positioning, and quality control initiatives.
For more information about Ivan and Builder’s Choice, Inc.; http://bldrschoice.com/about-us/
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/ceo-blindspots-podcast/