Doris Valade on Leadership In Challenging Times, COVID-19, and Finding Opportunity"One of the strengths of entrepreneurs is that we don't see risks" - Doris ValadeDoris Valade is a high performing operations-management business professional. Doris sold her business, Malabar Super Spice Company, in 2017. Malabar Super Spice is a company that Doris built from the ground up. With almost four decades of experience, Doris now helps companies maximize business results.SHOW NOTESWhy a pandemic brings opportunities, not challenges, to businessesHow communication is the key to success during a pandemicThe power of communication with employees, customers, and vendorsHow to work with vendors during a pandemicLeveraging the downtime from a pandemic to rethink your businessHow to look at your business for cost savingsThe importance of mentors for business leadersThe power of connecting with other business leaders through PEOHow Doris puts things in perspective as a result of her trip to KenyaWhat business leaders can be doing to help others, even if it's outside the scope of their businessThe importance of an emergency fundHow to create an emergency fund with the help of your employeesThe importance of learning how to pivot during a pandemicLeverage technology for communications during a pandemicDoris' grassroots approach to increasing sales and reducing costs during challenging timesHow you can empower your employees to help the business save moneyA powerful strategy Doris used to reduce transportation costs by 45% in her businessThe power and need to train employees during challenging timesThis podcast is brought to you by Deep Wealth. Are you thinking about selling your business? You have once chance to get it right and you better make it count. Learn how the Deep Wealth experience helps maximize company value before you sell. Master the same exit strategies we used to increase our company value 10X with our 9-figure exit.Enjoy the interview!