Liesl Bernard Stephanie Blue I was first introduced to Liesl through Benzinga, the business of doing canna-biz event held in Miami Beach. Our paths kept missing, not your fault Liesl- I know you made a massive effort on my behalf. The world is a much smaller place now that I’ve become acquainted with Liesl and…
I was initially presented to Liesl through Benzinga, the business of doing canna-biz event held in Miami Beach. The world is a much smaller sized location now that I’ve become familiarized with Liesl and her interesting staffing agency.
My life is much better knowing that Liesl Bernard might assist me, need to I ever require her staffing services. Why? Individual touch, not a typical cookie-cutter technique.
Liesl concentrates on cannabis, not on whatever else on the planet of staffing. This granular method is the method I ‘d want to be dealt with, needs to that time ever reveal itself, back to today tense. Liesl is the sort of person who is intensely pragmatic, yet she has the measurement missing out on from a lot of creative minds. That is something that can not be taught. It is her intuition. And it is inherent and kind.
A quality not forgotten by myself. Thank you Liesl for revealing your reverence to our plant.
Warren Bobrow=WB: Please tell me where you are from?
Liesl Bernard=POUND: I was born in Pretoria, South Africa and I have actually been fortunate to live in many parts of the world consisting of Alaska, Washington State, Oregon, Australia, Singapore, Hawaii, and most just recently La Jolla, California. While I definitely didn’t target this as a life goal when I was young, everything that I have actually done over the previous 3 decades seems to have put me on a crash course with international executive search and staffing in cannabis.
CannabizTeam is now the world’s largest executive search and staffing company focused exclusively on the cannabis and CBD markets.
WB: We talked about on the phone your past, however what is your current state?
POUND: My existing personal state is mainly among gratitude and appreciation. Our business is proliferating, and I have an extraordinary team of employers that are extremely enthusiastic about what we do. At the end of 2019 we broadened into the Midwest market with a Chicago-based workplace and just this past month we opened a Miami workplace. Our new CannabizTemp subsidiary simply celebrated its 6-month anniversary and has actually succeeded beyond any of our expectations. On a wider level, I am so incredibly blessed to work in a growing worldwide industry where we genuinely assist people improve their lives and companies improve their bottom line. For the next 6 to 12 months I anticipate both CannabizTeam and CannabizTemp to continue to expand rapidly. We are presenting at the London CBD show in the UK in Might and remain in conversations with prospective partners to establish a UK/EU presence. I would likewise like to develop a CannabizTeam New York/New Jersey office by year end. We are keeping a close eye on cannabis legislation and the cannabis/CBD task markets in both states.
WB: What kind of obstacles do you deal with in your business? How have you accomplished what you have? Company acumen? B-School? Stigmas? How do you manage them? Please tell me about your business? What makes you the best at what you do?
LB: I am not sure if the success of CannabizTeam can be traced to any one factor. We have actually always been confident that we had a great company idea– finest in class executive search and positioning exclusively concentrated on the cannabis market. My own experience over 20 years of international executive search prior to founding CannabizTeam certainly has actually assisted our group be gotten ready for a number of the challenges in recruiting in this brand-new industry. Similar to any successful company, I likewise would need to give much of the credit for our success to the amazing group of males and females that I get to deal with every day at CannabizTeam and CannabizTemp. We stress to our clients daily that having the best management group and staff in location is important for any successful venture. That applies to our organisation too.
WB: Do you cook? If so, do you ever prepare foods from your family past?
LB: I love gourmet food, terrific white wine and take a trip more than anything and have actually made a personal dedication to checking out a brand-new nation every year. I likewise like to be active and to do biking journeys for a lot of our travel. A few of the current roadway cycling journeys I have actually done recently include Portugal, Spain and Italy. It is constantly a great experience to merge the regional culture, food and terrific white wine while checking out lovely countryside towns in Europe. At home, we more and more love to cook innovative meals with fresh regional produce. To me, among the ultimate pleasures in life include sharing a fantastic view, a fantastic meal and or delectable red wine with someone you enjoy.
WB: What is your passion?
POUND: My enthusiasm in life is to cultivate an adventurous, open heart and to be more present and engaged with everybody with which I connect. Our company slogan is Aim Higher— which pretty much amounts it all up!