Discover how Grady Harrison (CEO of PAC Stainless and ex-Submarine officer) identified his leadership blindspot, and why during times of crisis he does a self-assessment and re-assesses what works in that unique situation (10 minute episode).
CEO BLINDSPOTS PODCAST GUEST: Grady Harrison. He is the President and CEO of PAC Stainless, a leading distributor of stainless steel and alloy tubing, best known for its quality, quick turn-around times and its second to none breadth of inventory. https://www.pacstainless.com/
After growing up in Switzerland, Grady returned to the US where he studied business and engineering. Right after school, he went out to sea on a submarine where he started his long journey of leadership development and of building high performance teams. A graduate of the University Texas and Harvard Business School, he is committed to life long journey of learning.
During his career Grady has run companies that were publicly traded, private, and private-equity backed. Some of those companies were in manufacturing, others in services, in various states of the country and abroad. In other words, he moved successfully across many business environments and in different countries, relying on sound and sometimes humorous leadership principles to weather the storms.
CEO BLINDSPOTS HOST: Birgit Kamps. She started and sold HireSynergy LLC (an “Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Best Company to Work for in Texas”), held 3 terms as a Board Member of the Gulf Coast Workforce Commission, was the Chair of the Gulf Coast Workforce Education Committee, and is currently both the founder of the CEO Blindspots Podcast and president of Hire Universe LLC; https://ceoblindspots.com/