Adam Toporek reveals how lack of employee empowerment creates unnecessary challenges for growing businesses and shares how you can empower your staff to deliver better experiences.

Empowerment is power!

When you were starting out as a business leader, what would have given you more power to succeed? What do you wish you had known then?

Adam was recently asked a similar question in an interview, and it has inspired him to share some tips about employee empowerment. You see, Adam started his business in the era of “command and control,” long before employee empowerment became the buzzworthy concept it is today.

But while there’s something to be said for running a tight ship, this level of control led to unnecessary friction both in the employee and customer experiences.

Don’t get me wrong… Rules and processes exist for good reasons! But when customers and employees fret and squabble over trivial things for the sake of staying in compliance, businesses suffer a diminished value for the long term on both fronts.

So how did Adam turn this around? Listen in to hear how Adam knew it was time for a change, and what he did to fix it.

What about you?

What do you wish you knew when starting out as a business leader? Adam and Jeannie would both love to hear about it. Your input can help start some great conversations and could even be the focus of an upcoming show, so do it now!

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