Bringing Business and Technical Skills Together as a Leader with Craig Blum

In this episode of the B2B Leadership podcast, best-selling author and leadership coach Nils Vinje speaks with Craig Blum, Vice President of Customer Success at Midaxo.
In this episode...
0:26 - Craig's background - Craig explains his role at Midaxo.
2:46 - Merging of companies and ideas - What did Craig gain from the company merger that he wishes he had access to before?
5:29 - First leadership position - Craig started out of college as a software engineer.
8:22 - From code to customers - What prompted Craig to move to a more customer-facing role?
11:57 - Navigating team building - How did team building change when Craig had a team of people doing the work alongside him?
15:14 - The discovery process - Craig outlines the things that helped him most with his transition from IC to VP.
19:39 - Taking a step back - What were the circumstances around Craig going from VP and stepping backward to Senior Director?
24:47 - Journey back to VP - What was consistent across all the experiences Craig went through that got him back into a VP position?
31:16 - Keeping a leadership perspective - What did Craig keep front of mind while undergoing a big company shift?
36:14 - Craig's advice to himself - What advice would Craig give his younger self?

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