Rebuilding Our Mental Well-Being In Sales
SME Magazine Singapore|Issue 42, 2021
Sue Barrett is a writer, training provider and entrepreneur who founded Barrett in 1995 to positively transform the culture, capability and continuous learning of leaders, teams and businesses.
Sue Barrett

Not long after the pandemic had taken grip of the world, an article came out in the Harvard Business Review that helped us understand what we were feeling. We had a name for it; grief. Now we know that was only the tip of the iceberg of the emotions and states of mind we would go through in the months to come.

For business owners, boards, CEOs and their executive leadership teams there was no choice but to work through an unprecedented time of chaos and uncertainty. Many have to make critical decisions about the viability of their business, grasp the impact of gaps and changes in supply chains, customer behaviour, public health, employee welfare, and face the fact that some people’s livelihoods would be lost.

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