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200 - From Sheep-Farming To Best Business Woman 2017 - Rachel Carrell, CEO of Koru Kids

January 18th, 2022

Rachel Carrell

Rachel Carrell is the CEO of KoruKids, building the world's best childcare service. She was the former CEO of DrThom, a healthcare company which she grew to 1.3 million paying users in 3 countries. She has a DPhil in Development from the University of Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and was elected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2014. She was named 'Best Business Woman in Technology' at the 2017 Best Business Women awards, and also won the 'Inspirational Mother' award at the 2017 Inspiration awards.

Takeaways
Building trust as a foundation with your people will bring more positive consequences.
Having an emotional check-in within your team will help you understand each other and boost productivity at work.
Who: The A Method for Hiring by Geoff Smart and Randy Street - (book recommended when hiring)


01:20 - Who is Rachel?
02:00 - Childhood Competitions and Entrepreneurial Experience
04:16 - Common Things About Founders
05:14 - Other Business Experience
06:24 - Management Consulting Experience
07:28 - People Management Tip
12:51 - Hiring People
16:43 - Interview Sample Questions
20:38 - Feedback Received by Rachel
23:35 - How did Rachel start Koru Kids
28:22 - The Koru Kids Team
33:55 - Rachel's Childhood Memories
36:01 - Kindest Thing Done for Rachel
38:34 - Rachel's advice

CONNECT WITH RACHEL

Koru Kids

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ABOUT THE HOST

My name is Sam Harris. I am a British entrepreneur, investor and explorer. From hitchhiking across Kazakstan to programming AI doctors I am always pushing myself in the spirit of curiosity and Growth. My background is in Biology and Psychology with a passion for improving the world and human behaviour. I have built and sold companies from an early age and love coming up with unique ways to make life more enjoyable and meaningful.

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