It was November 2010, I was living in Silicon Valley with my wife and children when I lost it all.
I had to let go of all of my employees, 20 of them across Australia and the US.
I lost the multimillion dollars worth of angel and venture capital investments I had secured.
I lost all my life savings which I had used as startup capital to bankroll the business before raising external funding.
I lost my job as the CEO of my company and my only source of income.
I lost the family home back in Australia as I couldn’t afford to keep paying rent in Palo Alto USA and mortgage repayments back in Australia.
Oh and our youngest of 3 children was just 30 days old and we had 10 days to pack and leave the US because my work visa was conditional on my business and a few weeks later I found out an immediate family member was diagnosed with cancer.
Many people have asked me how do you recover from something like that?
That was almost 10 years ago and I don’t have all the...
Life and business are full of unknowns.
Right now we have entered an unprecedented phase of global challenges, political and economic uncertainty, panic and irrational human behaviour, all of which will adversely impact businesses and jobs.
And behind all business and jobs are the people we lead.
As a leader - more than ever, now is the time to step-up.
You need to provide confidence to your team and customers, give them mental and emotional safety and determine the best path forward for your business.
So to get started, here are 5 questions you should be asking yourself right now:
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Sidney Minassian, Founder of ImpactLadder shares his perspectives on The Business Caring Formula Podcast with host Emma Arakelyan.
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