“Delegate, trust, then release,” says Marcie Simpson, when asked the secret to successful leadership. At the helm of the preferred coating technology solution for clients like Boeing and Airbus, Marcie has faced challenges from the sudden loss of her business partner, to the fallout of COVID-19 with characteristic strength and perseverance.
“I’m a better leader because of it,” Marcie reflects, grateful for the wisdom derived from experience.
Marcie’s tips for leading through adversity:
- What you survive now will power your triumphs in the future.
- It’s in time of challenge you find new tools in your leadership toolkit.
- Pick up the pieces and keep moving forward.
- If you must pivot, do so as a team.