Author and Engagement Coach
 at 
scottgould.com
   

What quote or saying has stuck with you?

If you don’t ask, you don’t get.” How often do we NOT get the engagement we want, because we have NOT asked for it?

What's your secret sauce for building a great team?

Very clear goals. Even clearer roles. Imagine your team is a sports team, and each of you has a different position on the pitch. That level of clarity about what each person does is the key to the best teams.

What personal habit or behavior has shaped you as a leader / entrepreneur?

Every week I stay in touch with people from my life. I never have a meeting and then forget the person. I stay in touch with people for decades.

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What quote or saying has stuck with you?

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