The ShiftShapers Podcast

Ep #322: The One Thing Holding Your Business Back - With Ed Krow

August 10, 2020 David Saltzman
The ShiftShapers Podcast
Ep #322: The One Thing Holding Your Business Back - With Ed Krow
Show Notes

This episode of The ShiftShapers Podcast is called "The One Thing Holding Your Business Back" with Ed Krow, Founder & HR Strategist of Ed Krow, LLC. Today, Ed explains that businesses need to adapt to the Experience Age to manage their employees better.

He also shares that businesses can achieve their next big milestone by letting others make the difficult decisions for them. Not only does this boost creativity to run a business, but it also fosters trust in the company culture moving forward.

What You’ll Learn From this Episode:

  • 01:27 What is an HR Strategist?
  • 04:25 Doing business in the Experience Age & adapting to it
  • 11:39 Regaining creativity & inspiration by letting go
  • 17:24 Creating an ideal business environment by asking questions


02:25 “Let’s breakthrough that barrier. You want to get from 10 to 15 million? People are going to get you there. You want to get that new product to market? People are going to get you there.”

04:25 “We’re in the Experience Age now. And what I mean by that is, if you want to harness the power of what’s going on in your company, then you have to recognize that your people are living their lives in and through social media.”

07:51 “You will never break through that ceiling until you change how you’re going to do business. If you’re willing to flip that key, we can make it happen. We’ll get you to 15 million.”

18:14 “How can you know that you’re giving your people what they want if you never ask them?”

20:54 “Ask your people what they want. And they’re afraid to ask because what if I can’t give it to them? Then we’ll go that road if we can’t do it. But if you don’t ask, you’re going to spend money you don’t need to spend.”