In this episode of “More Influence and Impact,” our guest, Kimone Napier, shares valuable insights on how to set your business up for success by building a strong team and implementing effective hiring strategies. Many entrepreneurs make the mistake of not delegating tasks, leading to their business being heavily dependent on them. As your business grows, Kimone highlights the importance of shifting from being the implementer to adopting a more focused role and surrounding yourself with a capable team.

From discussing the challenges women entrepreneurs face due to societal conditioning to practical tips on affording to hire someone, Kimone provides invaluable guidance on building and shaping your team. Whether you’re just starting your business or have reached significant milestones, Kimone breaks down the hiring process and emphasizes the need for the right mindset, instruction, and support from HR and recruitment experts.

Discover the key differences between hiring virtual assistants and full-time employees, legal considerations when hiring contractors, and the importance of compliance to protect your business. With Kimone’s expertise, you’ll gain the confidence to redefine your business model, seek expert guidance, and navigate the complexities of team building in the online space.

Tune in to this episode to learn how to unlock business growth, save time, and position yourself as a true CEO and leader within your industry. Don’t miss out on this empowering conversation that will help you take your business to the next level and make a lasting impact in your field.


Key Moments:

00:01:32 Hyatt Breakthrough focuses on recruitment for businesses.

00:05:16 Hiring a VA may not be enough.

00:09:12 Legalities: List salary, unbiased job descriptions necessary

00:11:11 Laws regarding contractors vs employees are important.

00:16:49 Creating a sustainable business requires delegating tasks. Hiring a small, efficient team is crucial. Many women fail to seek help due to societal conditioning. Take the necessary steps to ensure success.

00:19:50 Save money before hiring to feel secure.

00:24:23 Business owners must understand that time is money. Prior conditioning may lead to the belief that there is ample time to do everything, but in reality, time is valuable and tied to a monetary worth. 

00:25:49 “Successful women focus on the ‘who’, not ‘how’.”

00:29:27 Free access to a paid hiring calculator.


About Kimone Napier:

Kimone Napier is the Founder & CEO of Hire Breakthrough™. Through her work, she coaches founders and organizations on how to build strong teams using an intentional hiring approach.

Kimone has over 10 years of experience in HR, operations, and engineering. She is a speaker, consultant, and strategist whose work has been groundbreaking in building strong teams, conflict management, and helping founders reclaim their time.

Throughout her career, she has worked in places where candidates were underrepresented and founders were misinformed. She believes that when you focus on the power of people over profits you deliver a better experience for both you and the candidates. 


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