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105: Yuri Kruman: Being in Charge of Your Career

Yuri Kruman is an executive coach, fast growth startup leader, author, and speaker. In this episode, he discusses taking charge of your own life and career, including:

  • The process he uses to help people prepare for a career change
  • Understanding who you are as a person and your zone of genius
  • Getting rid of negative self-talk
  • How leaders get in their own way and imposter syndrome
  • The importance of vulnerability
  • Four conversations we all need to be having

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Yuri Kruman, Executive, Consultant, Coach, Author

Yuri is the Interim CHRO / Chief People Officer of Elite Healthcare Consultants and Managing Consultant / CEO of HR, Talent & Systems Consulting, an award-winning HR consultancy (Top 10 HR Consulting Vendor in 2020 by HR Tech Outlook Magazine).

A certified SHRM-SCP, he is likewise a sought-after speaker and expert on HR, Digital Transformation and Employee Experience (EX). Yuri is a Forbes Coaches Council member and contributor to Forbes, Entrepreneur,, Influencive and a number of other top platforms.

He had consulted and spoken at numerous Fortune 500 and Inc. 5000 companies, VC-backed startups and top universities, including EY, Google, Columbia and UPenn, likewise appearing on network TV and top podcasts, including NBC’s “Tipping Point,” Leadership and Loyalty Podcast, Entrepreneur on Fire and Wharton Business Radio. In addition, his executive leadership coaching practice has impacted thousands of top executives.

He is the author of “What Millennials Really Want From Work and Life” (Business Expert Press, March 2019) and the forthcoming, “Be Your Own Commander-in-Chief,” (2020).


Connect with Yuri:

Website: Master the Talk

Twitter: @MasterTheTalk



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