Michael Tighe: How to avoid $60K in mistakes when growing your team

Updated: Jun 11

Have you hired somebody into your business before and felt burned because it didn’t work out? Michael did, and it cost him $60,000. In this episode, we explore the hiring and leadership insights gained from the costly mistake and how the mistake he made 6 years ago informs his approach to hiring and building his team today.




On this episode of Small But Mighty Agency:

  • How to avoid making $60,000 in hiring mistakes

  • The leadership skills that are necessary for team building

  • Creating KPI’s to help team members see how their salary and role can grow with the company

  • The necessity of creating additional time to train people and the payoff

  • Rebounding from losing over $250,000 in four days in the covid pandemic

Michael Tighe is the co-founder and managing director of SOLID, a creative design and marketing agency that launched in 2010. Mike has a long-standing success record in agencies, before co-founding SOLID he worked at Critical Mass, and started up his first design company before co-founding SOLID. Mike is now the leader of a team of 14 with 5 full-time staff and 11 contractors. His quotable, "People think you have to be this otherworldly strong person to start a business, to build a business, and that's not true, To me, what it really means is your ability to bend and not break."


Show Links

Solid Website: https://asolidsite.com/

Michael Tighe Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/miketighe/



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