BIRMINGHAM, AL – FireSeeds was recently recognized as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur 360™ List, the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Based on this study forged by Entrepreneur, FireSeeds is recognized as a well-rounded company that has mastered a balance of impact, innovation, growth and leadership.

“Our team at FireSeeds is honored and excited to be recognized in Entrepreneur magazine. It’s always a joy that our passion resonates with others. Our clients are just as deserving of this recognition. Without their desire to enhance their culture, it would be difficult for us to have an impact in the marketplace,” says Cord Sachs, FireSeeds CEO.

Our annual evaluation offers a 360-degree analysis of the current private-business landscape,” explains Lisa Murray, Chief Insights Officer of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. “Top performers are determined by how well-rounded they are in these four key operative areas. Entrepreneurship is a complex endeavor—this listing recognizes those who have mastered the challenge and are thriving this year.

Of the 360 companies mentioned on the list, FireSeeds was the only company from the state of Alabama. FireSeeds is a catalyst for companies that have a unique desire to enhance their company culture. Enabling organizations to grow and scale their business is proven through their strategy of recruiting leaders, developing existing leaders, and gauging cultural health.

Honorees were identified based on the results from a comprehensive study of independently-owned companies, using a proprietary algorithm and other advanced analytics. The algorithm was built on a balanced scorecard designed to measure four metrics reflecting major pillars of entrepreneurship—innovation, growth, leadership and impact.

FireSeeds realized that to create a culture that works, organizations need more than having the right team members. If a culture doesn’t have a clear strategy for someone’s growth, then employee retention will decrease. To solve this employee retention problem, FireSeeds launched, Wildsparq, a leadership development software that has exponentially changed the game for companies who want to build their culture.

“To create a culture that works, you have to have the right people on the bus, a clear leadership development strategy, and a gauge on how your culture is perceived,” says Justin Harris, FireSeeds COO.

For organizations who are growing and/or wanting to scale, FireSeeds excels in its innovative approach to recruiting talent, developing people/departments, and consulting cultural health.

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FireSeeds was founded in 2011 by serial entrepreneur Cord Sachs. FireSeeds is based in Birmingham, AL, and serves clients across the country and world. FireSeeds specializes in recruiting, leadership development, and consulting for companies who desire to enhance their company culture.

Wildsparq is a web-based leadership development platform that has quickly become the go-to way for companies — from small businesses to large corporations — to invest in developing leaders. Developed by the recruiting and leadership development experts at FireSeeds, Wildsparq is an indispensable tool for companies that are serious about building their culture.

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