Building a Small Business with the Big Corporate Mindset with Dr. Keri Ohlrich

Aepiphanni Off the Cuff

Nov 9 2022 • 38 mins

What does it take to embrace the entrepreneurial mindset and spirit? What tools are needed to build a business from the ground up? And just how important are roles when working within a partnership? Dr. Keri Ohlrich, esteemed author of “The Way of the HR Warrior,” is the CEO and co-founder of Abbracci Group – a consultant firm with a “mission to improve the environment of organizations which in turn improves the lives of employees.” She offers her intuitive perspective when it comes to all things HR, business development, and helping humans and companies thrive. For Dr. Ohlrich, “it’s a way of life” and necessity to make her partnership and her business succeed while impacting those she works with.

In this episode, Dr. Ohlrich covers a lot of ground, especially when it comes to what it takes to achieve in the HR sphere. She highlights the importance of having a solid foundation led by good leaders while delving into her own background. Though she wasn’t always ready for the entrepreneurial lifestyle, it was the risks and the unknown that allowed her to accomplish so much, along with a balanced and communicative partnership. Hear her advice for keeping an organization afloat and learn the mindset she uses in her day-to-day of “what would Google do?” when it comes to goal making, defining roles, and strategizing like a big corporation for a small business.