Understanding the Cultural Fit of New Talent With Dan Price
In this video clip, Dan Price, founder and CEO of credit card processing company Gravity Payments, explains why you shouldn't always hire the rainmaker. He emphasizes the importance of knowing your culture and understanding the impact of a rainmaker who isn't the right fit.
"The key to attracting the absolute best talent is to really know what's important to you, to know who you are, to know where you want to go as a company, and to stay loyal to that."
More about our expert: Raised in rural Idaho miles away from the closest neighbor, Dan Price founded Gravity Payments from his university dorm room at just 19-years-old. Although music was his passion growing up, Dan’s lifelong mission became apparent upon witnessing thousands of hard-working small business owners being overcharged and underserved by their credit card processors.
Dan built his company on values of honesty and transparency instilled upon him during his rural upbringing. These simple values have set Dan and his company apart from others in the industry, making his company the most trusted name in merchant processing. Today over 13,000 independent businesses across all 50 states trust Gravity to save them millions in fees and hours in frustration by making it easy and simple for them to accept payments.