HOW TO BUILD STRONG BONDS WITH YOUR TEAM w. MOGENS SMED EP. 97
Updated: May 28
Mogens Smed, CEO and founder of Falkbuilt, returns to the show!
He's been dubbed as the world's most fireable CEO. In this episode, you'll learn about his leadership, loyalty, and longevity in the business world. We discuss lessons he has learned and reflect on the dangers of pushing academic theory.
We hear an overview of his career before diving into the aspects that shape the people-first culture in his companies.
“ I happen to believe that you can be friends with the people you work with. For me, the most encouraging thing is when somebody comes with an idea and it can help us. That tells you that they trust us, they're not afraid to speak their opinion.” — Mogens Smed [0:11:18]
Mogens outlines the evolution of his leadership style over the years. He shares moments when individuals take advantage of the enduring style of loyalty. You'll hear the overwhelming number of times it's been the key to success!
The conversation also touches on the future and the importance of leveraging communication tools in a post-pandemic world.
To hear top advice for anyone starting their own business, from a truly remarkable entrepreneur, tune in and join us in welcoming Mogens Smed back to the show!
“ [There are business] relationships that I've had forever, and you build on those relationships. And the most important relationships are with the people you work with.” — Mogens Smed [0:13:21]
KEY POINTS FROM THIS EPISODE:
Mogens tells us of his entrepreneurial roots.
The challenge that impressed the importance of maintaining his employees' job security.
Advice for anybody starting a business.
How he characterizes his leadership style.
Hear about the inclusive demographic of his company.
Why his leadership style has changed and evolved over time.
How technology has changed the way we do things.
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