Episode 004: Human Connection + Company Culture, with Alida Miranda-Wolff of Ethos

 
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KT is coming back at you with our next episode featuring Alida Miranda-Wolff, the co-founder and CEO of Ethos, a talent strategy firm for tech companies. Alida grows the teams that fuel rocket ship companies. She previously served as director of platform at Hyde Park Angels, where she was one of only two dozen Latina women in VC and has had many twists and turns in her entrepreneurial journey! Alida is all about shaping culture, developing talent, and helps strengthening every companies biggest asset: its' people. Listen below to here how human connection can influence your company culture in a very positive way.


Highlights

  • Learn a bit about Alida from KT [0:01:35]

  • How Alida got into the entrepreneurship scene + why she started her own business [0:03:15]

  • Why telling her origin story is important to her business [0:11:28]

  • How does human connection translate into a better business environment [0:14:41]

  • What recommendations she has for corporate culture [0:17:27]

  • Who her fictional Muppet alter ego is [0:20:55]

  • What her pearls of wisdom of business are [0:22:52]

My business is about human connection. If I can’t be vulnerable, if I can’t share why I do what I do, what drives me and what my purpose is, then I can’t really show that I can come into companies and make change happen.
— Alida Miranda-Wolff
My why starts from a personal purpose.
— Alida Miranda-Wolff

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Get to Know Alida Miranda-Wolff

As the co-founder and CEO of Ethos, a talent strategy firm for tech companies. Alida Miranda-Wolff grows the teams that fuel rocket ship companies. By shaping culture and developing talent, she helps strengthen every company’s biggest asset: its people. With a focus on diversity, hiring practices, vision and values, and career pathing, she partners with tech leaders to make possibilities and aspirations concrete realities. Miranda-Wolff previously served as director of platform at Hyde Park Angels, where she was one of only two dozen Latina women in VC.

Find + Follow Ethos

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Find + Follow Alida Miranda-Wolff

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Meet the Host:

KT Speetzen is the CEO of Mother Cluckers Comedy, LLC. By day she teaches everyone from entrepreneurs, politicians to corporations the power of comedic storytelling for branding and engagement. By night she’s the and the Creator and Producer of Chicago’s The Mother Cluckers Comedy Troupe. In previous lives, KT has worked behind the scenes in documentary television for A&E, The History Channel and National Geographic, in addition to earning her Masters in Education and her National Boards Certification while teaching for the Chicago Public Schools. KT loves David Bowie, her crazy family, and is slowly starting to understand Twitter.

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