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Power Women In Insurance


Together we are stronger! On the Power Women Insurance Podcast, we get to ask the questions about how to excel and thrive in the insurance industry as a POWER Woman in this space.

Hosted By

Hosted By

Teresa Kitchens

In this episode of Power Women In Insurance, Teresa Kitchens sits down with Jessica Klatt, Founder of Be Industries. They talk about how she helps business owners to find the right applicants to hire and she even goes one step further by helping to build a more effective team.

Episode Highlights:

  • Jessica shares how her career started and what led her to start her own company. (1:59)
  • Jessica discusses how AcuMax differs from other tools and how Be Industries helps businesses build better teams. (5:28)
  • Jessica explains that one of the most difficult challenges that company owners or hiring managers face in order to be successful is leadership. (13:56)
  • Teresa discusses how to be a better leader while working with your team. (21:51)
  • Teresa discusses how important it is to make sure your team enjoys working together and how each person works with the others to be able to work in their own love language. (24:47)
  • Jessica expresses her desire for everyone in the world to be able to have the level of self awareness to truly let go of control and let go of our ego. (26:55)
  • Teresa shares what inspired her to build an environment that is focused on the possibility of success. (32:26)
  • Jessica mentions that if company owners start to understand our leadership traits, as well as their employees’ leadership qualities, they will begin to discover how to empower them to be their self-led selves. (34:23)
  • Teresa discusses that as the industry’s culture changes, we must ensure that we are hiring the right people and loving them in the right way because our people are the biggest resource in a company. (37:47)

Key Quotes:

  • “The foundation of a business is leadership, communication and culture, right? And it settles on purpose. So, if you think about layers like that, leadership is so important.” – Jessica Klatt
  • “If we can start to understand our leadership qualities, and also the leadership qualities of our staff, that’s a love language. We start to learn how to empower them to be their self-led selves.” – Jessica Klatt
  • “If I’m acquiring the business and the staff, and they were not taught to lead themselves, what am I actually buying? So now you’re putting yourself right into the thick of the fire. And you will have to start over, I promise you, you will have to do a lot of hard work.” – Jessica Klatt

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