Episode 299

Releasing the Sense of Urgency in Business with Erica Courdae

April 26, 2022

A sense of urgency can be good in some situations, but operating a business in constant hustle mode isn’t healthy. In this episode, Emily of Being Boss talks with Erica Courdae about releasing the belief that everything is urgent. They share insightful tips on handling conflict, why it’s okay to be wrong sometimes, and how to respond instead of react as a brand or business owner.

Episode Transcript
"If it’s not a hard yes, it’s a no. I don’t want to do things just because I think I have to; I don’t want to do things just because of any fear or scarcity."
- Erica Courdae

Discussed in this Episode

  • What urgency means
  • When is a sense of urgency unhealthy?
  • How to pause and respond instead of automatically react
  • How brands/businesses can respond to conflict
  • The importance of being wrong and learning from missteps
  • Risk and uncertainty in business
  • Acting in your values instead of from your feelings

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