Nov 3, 2021
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1:33 - When you look at the economy you have inflation rising, issues with supply chain, it will take a long time to work its way out.
1:51 – People are getting a little nervous, I think that it is at the business level but also at the household level and you can bring it into the office.
3:19 – One of the things that is going to enable any business to succeed is their ability to communicate effectively, it will always come down to that.
3:40 – True leader need to be super cognizant even more than you have been. About what you say and what you hear, because there is going to be a lot of questions and people are nervous.
5:06 – It’s ok to raise your hand and say I don’t have all the answers right now, but the authenticity, honesty, and integrity that you back it up with will carry the day and help sooth people’s nerves.
5:33 - Leaders need to be cognizant to allow people to voice their concerns.
6:07 – The one thing that is going to enable a company regardless of the balance sheet, or the economy is the people. The people in the business are what will make it win or lose.
12:54- What worked in the past I don’t believe will work in the next 12 months.
14:28 – Allow people to arrive to the answer and they will have a stake in it.
17:12 - It’s ok to be nervous and scared about things, it’s ok to have those feeling it’s what you do with those feeling that will determine your success or failure.
17:53 – Cultivating advisers outside your normal channels will make all the difference, especially when things get more difficult.
22:22- Making sure your team is diverse is a strength, and the smart companies are the ones that are cognizant of that and are working towards those goals.