Based on his years working in the hearing healthcare industry, Brandon Sawalich, Starkey CEO, dispels “5 Leadership Myths” in an article published on the Forbes website.
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In nearly three decades working at Starkey, Sawalich sees leadership as something interchangeable with the title “boss;” though the term boss is associated with managing day-to-day activities, being a leader means inspiring your team to ensure they stay true to the company’s purpose, according to the article. Additionally, giving your team the space and tools they need to be successful at their roles within the company, is essential for progress and success.
Sawalich goes on to say that, as a leader, it’s important to lead by example and treat employees with kindness and respect, like you would friends or family.
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