"When The S**t Hits The Fan"—Scaling to a $4.2 Bn Global Business with Nicole Sahin, G-P (Globalization Partners)
While scaling globally seems often to be part of the 'Billion Dollar Plan', it is hardly as simple as it is thought to be. Nicole Sahin who founded and scaled G-P, a global PEO leader from an idea to over $4Bn in value chats with me in Davos on her thoughts on the future of work, the challenges of globalization and some of her own hard lessons in scaling.
Watch this live interview filmed in Davos on Youtube.
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00:00 - Intro
01:28 - Crucible moments
08:53 - Is Globalization really for you?
12:53 - Hiring top talent, and knowing when to let go
20:43 - What you have to do, you already know
21:58 - The unexpected trends on the future of work
Nicole Sahin is the founder and chief executive officer of G-P, the leading employer of record company that created and defined the category with its industry-leading SaaS-based Global Employment Platform™. Nicole founded G-P in 2012 and changed the rules of international business by enabling organizations to unlock their full business potential and making it possible to hire anyone, anywhere in the world within minutes.
As the author of The Wall Street Journal Bestseller, Global Talent Unleashed: An Executive’s Guide to Conquering the World, Nicole credits her success and that of G-P to an exceptional team with global expansion in their DNA, and to her philosophy of the triple bottom line –building a business in a way that is good for customers, employees and shareholders.
Nicole and G-P are regularly recognized with industry, leadership and product awards. Among them, she was named one of Goldman Sachs’ most intriguing entrepreneurs of the year, and Inc. Magazine named her a Top 100 Female Founder. The Financial Times ranked G-P as one of the fastest-growing companies in America, while industry analyst firms NelsonHall and Everest Group named the company Employer of Record Industry leader in 2022. G-P was also selected as a Member of the World Economic Forum, Global Innovators Community in 2023.
About G-P: https://www.globalization-partners.com/
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