Key Takeaways with Darius Mirshahzadeh
✔️Growing from 30 to 1,000 employees and $209M in annual revenue in 3 years.
✔️ Managing the ups and downs of the super volatile mortgage industry and why Darius sees himself as the Lebron James of scale.
✔️ How to build the scaffolding to support different levels of company growth.
✔️ Designing an environment to scale and using systems to measure and manage performance.
✔️ 3 important responsibilities of a high-performing CEO.
✔️ Intentionally filtering for core values when hiring.
✔️ Why "good" is not good enough when hiring for higher level roles.
✔️ Hiring and grooming from within versus hiring externally.
✔️ At what point in your business do you need to build core values?
✔️ Darius's 3-step framework for designing core values that people actually follow.
✔️ Who needs to be part of the process of designing a company's core values? Can the core values change over time?