Build a Better Business Podcast

79 – Conquering Isolation and Loneliness | Roger Pierce

3 Key Points in this Episode:

  1. Feeling isolated as a leader is normal.
  2. Getting help from people is very important.
  3. Fighting isolation as a leader involves 4 key things; masterminds, accountability partners, motivation, and inspiration.

Show Notes:

Intro

According to the authors of a Harvard Business Review story, “half of the CEOs report experiencing feelings of loneliness in their role, and of this group, 61 percent believe it hinders their performance. First-time CEOs are particularly susceptible to this isolation. Nearly 70 percent of first-time CEOs who experience loneliness report that the feelings negatively affect their performance.” 

Bio of Today’s Guest

Roger Pierce is one of Canada’s top startup experts, Roger Pierce has launched 14 businesses, co-authored a book, and trained thousands of entrepreneurs. Today his marketing agency creates small business advice content for big brands including Scotiabank, Sage, Mastercard, and Rogers.

You can reach Roger at https://www.rogerpierce.ca.

Key Take Away

The key takeaway from today’s episode is that feeling isolated as the leader of your business is a normal feeling and it is not something to be downplayed. It is important that you surround yourself with people who can help you and you should also be proactive in reaching out to people.

Next Episode

On Friday in episode 80 we are going to finish the three-part mini-series Build a Better Business – Leaders That Dream by talking about how to implement the necessary changes in your business once you have identified your dream.

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