President of J&L Building Materials, Emma Moretzsohn, joins the show today to chat with me about her family business, the construction industry, employees, and more. From the logistics nightmare that came with COVID to the challenges she has faced as a woman in leadership, you will get to hear her thoughts on how to navigate hurdles that come up in life and business. We also tackle work-life balance, leadership, and setting up a healthy culture in business.
Listen in as Emma shares what it was like growing up in a family business, as well as why she loves what she does. You will get insight into how they navigated the pandemic and what they are doing to get through the aftermath and move forward in this new economy.
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What You’ll Learn:
- Who Emma is and why she loves working in a family business.
- The importance of how you treat employees.
- The state of the construction industry and the effects of the pandemic.
- Emma's experience as a woman in leadership and the changes coming
- The importance of setting up a healthy work culture.
Ideas Worth Sharing:
“You should treat your employees like they’re the most important ones in the business, because they are!” - Emma Moretzsohn
“The older millennials are doing a much better job than my counterparts in the area of child-caring and child-rearing, and it’s great to see that evolve.” - Regina McCann Hess
“Much of what I love about my job is that I get to set the culture of the organization.” - Emma Moretzsohn
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