Podcast 012: Directive CEO Chris Chase

Good evening, I.T. entrepreneurs. In today's podcast conversation (Episode 12), we explore how Directive CEO Chris Chase built a digital marketing business -- recruiting talented external hires as well as family members such as his wife and two sons. So how do you make sure a family and business all thrive under one corporate roof -- while also empowering all employees? Chris shares some guidance.

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