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Pull, Don't Push!

Chris Villard  (General Manager, Bold Catering & Design)

Location: 8C

Date: Tuesday, February 13

Time: 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass - Get your pass now!

Track: CS-Business & Professional Development

Theme: LCA member

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Advanced

Leading Caterers of America

You may have been told “push, don’t pull” at some point in your life. Chances are it was directed in a means of physical labor. “push, don’t pull”, because it’s a safer way to move objects physically. It’s a very different situation in terms of leadership and guiding your teams to the finish line and achieving your goals, financial or otherwise. People don’t like to be pushed, people have feelings, feelings of pride and require a sense of fulfillment from their jobs. Often people will feel more a part of the team and take greater pride and sense of ownership in helping their leaders achieve more if they are pulled into the planning phase, rather than being pushed to do the same.
Join Senior Leadership and Operations Leader Chris Villard from Bold Catering & Design and hear about how he has achieved more, more financial success, more client satisfaction and taking on more untraditional business for the organization. Learn leadership strategies for guiding your team to achieve their best, achieve more and be courageous enough to take on the unknown. Change is hard, progress is challenging, growth can be uncomfortable, but the more the leaders in your company are confident they have your support the more willing they will be to fight for you and help you grow your business, try new things, and ultimately achieve your goals.