Connecting with your employees to build a trustworthy organization
In this video Colleen discusses leadership with her employees and how she connects with them. She interviews all employees and attends every single orientation. She talks about how to treat all employees the same no matter what they do in the company and bringing that sense of family to the work place. She says “you have to have sympathy and empathy.” She give a story of helping an employee work from home after having her first child but making sure she was still tied in because this employee was the CFO. She talks about having good relationships with her employees but also the fine line between being the leader and friendship. She will not be the last one at the party. Always listen to your employees ideas and if you commit to something do it well. This is a great video for anyone looking to lead a company or anyone in a management role.
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Former President and CEO of Fifth Third Bank (Florida) and President, CEO of Shamrock Bank of Florida, First Florida Integrity Bank President of Private Banking. Currently on the board of directors at Florida First Integrity Bank.