Straight Talk

Make Small Bets Pay Off With Communication

Entrepreneurship requires a series of small bets. But how can you ensure those bets pay off? Communication and planning plays a role, says Jessica Adams, the founder of metalwork firm Living Design Studios. Before taking on a complicated, never-been-done-before project, she talked to her team first. While the job had the potential to propel the firm to new levels, it required working with a difficult material that left little room for error. In this online panel with other women business leaders, she talks about the risks the project brought and how communication ensured her team could plan for it, bid it correctly and pull it off.

Learn more from Adams and others about risk taking in this short video.

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Edition: December 2016

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