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About This Show
The Marketplace is a weekly podcast posted every Sunday and hosted by Priest Willis, Sr. The podcast is created with you in mind and talks with a variety of industry leaders in business, education, music, sports, comedy, entrepreneurship and more!
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MM79: Second Chances, People Over Profit and A Multi-Million Dollar Business
2 days ago
For the first 24 years of his life, Chris Rickerson’s future looked dim. He grew up in poverty, with a drug-addicted mother and drug demons of his own. Facing dire consequences, he turned his life around and, in 2013, started Elite Staffing Solutions, a Wichita, Kansas-based staffing company that lifts up people who are struggling as he once did.
We talk about;
* Growing up in a home with a drug addicted mother
* Chris’s own battles with substance abuse
* How his faith helped him turn his life around
* Why his firm doesn’t hesitate to hire those with similar backgrounds to Chris’s
* The keys to Elite Staffing Solutions rapid growth
* People over profit
* Advice to other entrepreneurs
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This $3 Million Company Hires People Who Need a Second Chance. Because Its Founder Needed Help Once, Too. (INC article)
Rated 5 out of
Was really pleasantly surprised upon listening! Great advise, stories from other professionals, and just overall good listen!
Date published: 2016-04-17