"Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm."
Just like a chain is only as good as its weakest link, a product or service is only as good as they are when they malfunction or break.
We all are programmed to focus on the winning streak, skyrocketing valuation, and great success. What is more instructive and enlightening is to observe what happens during the rough times.
From a customer's standpoint, the reputation of a company is made or broken during the time there is a problem or a crisis.
If a faulty product or service results in endless customer care calls that lead nowhere or jumping legal loops, then the customers will take their business to some other company.
Leaders who are at the helm during pandemics, natural disasters, wars, economic crises are the ones which handled the turbulent waters with their grit and resilience.
An empathic leader who provides reassurance, comfort and security during times of uncertainty is the one to bank on.
Our worst day is a chance to show our best qualities, and to stand out.
What we do during the times of turmoil and crisis cannot be faked. It’s when the real ‘us’ is out there in the open, for all to witness. One cannot stall or cook up an excuse when the problem is up close and personal. Our plans, preparations and behaviours show how much we care for our loved ones, and the people who depend on us.
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