JeVon McCormick is the CEO and majority Co-Owner of Scribe Media
, a multi-million dollar publishing company that helps people write, publish, and market their books.
Scribe was ranked #1 Top Company Culture in America by Entrepreneur Magazine and has worked with 2,200 authors including The Nobel Peace Prize Committee, Former CEO of Chipotle, Monty Moran, and David Goggins, whose bestselling book Can’t Hurt Me, sold over 2 million copies.
As someone who was named Best CEO in Austin, TX, I wanted to talk to JeVon about his approach to managing Scribe’s business operations.
You’ll learn why he believes most founders are following a broken playbook, the roles and responsibilities that he’s focused on as a CEO, and his people-first leadership style that allows Scribe Media to continue to scale.
“We don’t want to recruit and retain at Scribe. We want to attract and provide. We want to attract great people. We want to provide meaningful work, great pay, and an awesome culture.” – JeVon McCormick
“If you hire great people, you can build great processes, and you can make great profits. And with those great profits, you can do great things for the communities that you live and work in.” – JeVon McCormick
“If you are an Ivy League business professor but you’ve never actually run a company, you can’t tell me sh*t. You’re teaching theory.” – JeVon McCormick
“You can have the greatest plan, you can have the greatest vision, but if you don’t have great people to execute, your plan and vision is sh*t.” – JeVon McCormick