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when good employees leave you

WHEN GOOD EMPLOYEES LEAVE YOU

In my last blog post, I commented on the fact people don’t leave bad jobs, they leave bad bosses. So much has been written about THAT phenomena, but not so much about the fact that sometimes people leave good companies, good bosses and good co-workers because it is the right move for them.
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I am not essential

I AM NOT ESSENTIAL

In the midst of the 2020 COVID-19 crisis, my current profession of author-speaker, and leader of a company that helps women-owned businesses reach the revenue benchmark of $1M, is considered non-essential. If you get Webster’s input on that, it means I’m not absolutely necessary and I’m not important. Where does your job fall in the “essential” and “non-essential” argument?
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leading with empathy in difficult times

LEADING WITH EMPATHY IN DIFFICULT TIMES

If you’ve read my book, Lunch with Lucy, or any of my blogs already, you’ll know I believe that empathy—the ability to see a situation through the eyes of another—is a vital trait for business leaders to develop and to nurture in others. But during especially hard times, our “fight or flight” impulses can take over and we might tend toward self-preservation, creating a situation that makes it even harder for those around us.
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the customer doesn't come first

THE CUSTOMER DOES NOT COME FIRST!

Can you imagine yourself as the CEO of a fast-growing company, sitting in front of a prospective customer, telling them you wanted their business, and then telling them that they would NOT be a priority to you? Well, believe it or not, that is the strategy I used to build a $40 Million company. How’d the customer respond to such a seemingly brash move?
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