You can’t build a business on your own. And as you grow, the people who helped you build may no longer be a good fit for their role—or for the growth and direction of the company. So how do you handle these employees? And how do you hire for the future?

Kurt Wilkin is the co-founder of Hire Better, an award-winning agency based in Austin, Texas, and the author of Who’s Your Mike?: A No-Bullshit Guide to the People You’ll Meet on Your Entrepreneurial Journey. We talk about who those people are, and more importantly, how to handle the transitions as your organization grows.

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