Always Curious, Always Learning (Dev Basu)

Episode # 29

Oct 4, 2023

Although he enjoyed significant business success at a young age, Dev Basu realized there’s never perfection — only another level. So he maintains an ever-curious mind as a leader, learning all he can from mentors, books, and everything around him.

Welcome to To Lead Is Human. This show helps listeners envision how they can uplevel their leadership and shape cultures of accountability, respect, and candor.

Dev Basu is the founder of Powered by Search, a B2B SaaS marketing agency.

“ A leader’s job is to be able to find those unique players on their team, and put them in the right places and seats where you're setting them up to win rather than to fail. ”

Dev Basu
Dev Basu

Dev Basu is the founder of Powered by Search, a B2B SaaS marketing agency. After scaling his digital agency to multiple seven figures in profitability (not just revenue) the hard way, he now coaches digital agency owners who aren't growing fast enough.

Sharon Richmond

For more than 30 years, Sharon Richmond has partnered with C-level executives from mid-size and small, fast-growing companies who want to up-level their leadership and build companies they are proud of. Clients accelerate their leadership by embracing mindset and behavior changes, building self-awareness and self-management skills, and focusing on the three things all leaders must ensure: focus, energy, and delivery.

Sharon’s purpose as an executive coach is to help leaders 10X their impact by leveraging the power afforded by their roles to build organizations that are forces for good, both economically and socially. She also advises CEOs on shaping organization culture and leading change.

Sharon has taught leadership at Stanford GSB, where she now helps leaders increase influence, manage conflict, and prepare to build high-performing teams.

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  • Guest: Dev Basu
  • Host: Sharon Richmond
  • Producer: Cynthia Lamb
  • Executive producer: Danny Iny
  • Assembled by: Melissa Deal
  • Audio Editor: Marvin del Rosario
  • Music soundscape: Chad Michael Snavely
  • Making our host sound great: Home Brew Audio

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