Why You Don’t Always Need to Have an Opinion, with CEO Astrid van Rossum | C-Suite HotSeat E25

Episode 25 February 02, 2022 00:12:20
Why You Don’t Always Need to Have an Opinion, with CEO Astrid van Rossum | C-Suite HotSeat E25
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Why You Don’t Always Need to Have an Opinion, with CEO Astrid van Rossum | C-Suite HotSeat E25
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Show Notes

Astrid van Rossum is an authentic and empowering executive, with 12 years of experience in the interpreting business. Prior to joining Global Talk, Astrid held multiple leadership roles within the profit and non-profit organizations. She has spent the past 6 years transforming the organization from a former government agency into a highly successful commercial organization. She did so by focusing not only on the customers, profitability, and quality of the services. She has chosen deliberately to start building the best team possible. She's always looking for ways to improve the business by empowering colleagues and creating a culture where people take responsibility and are facilitated to do their job to the best of their abilities.

Hosts:

Sarah Hickey, VP of Research, Nimdzi Insights VP of Research at Nimdzi Insights by day, podcaster at The Troublesome Terps by night, conference interpreter DE - EN by trade

Inge Boonen, VP of Consulting, Nimdzi Insights Is dedicated to providing localization, globalization, and multicultural insights to enterprise companies and language service providers. Head to https://www.nimdzi.com/ for cutting-edge market research and consulting in the language industry. Visit https://multilingual.com to catch up with the latest news of the language industry. This show is made possible thanks to a collaboration between MulitLingual Media and Nimdzi Insights. Oscar Betancourt - Video Director and Producer Evelyn Najarian - Communications & Marketing, MultiLingual Isabel Romero-Ruiz - PM, Nimdzi Insights Nika Allahverdi - Product Antonella Tiezzi - Design 00:00 Astrid van Rossum 00:44 What does your company do? 00:57 What was your dream career as a child? 01:46 How do you like to spend your free time? 03:05 3 destinations you'd like to visit 03:46 What is the best advice you've ever been given? 04:35 First breakthrough moment 05:31 Your biggest failure 06:12 What does success mean to you? 06:26 3 things that you spend the most time on 07:14 What makes you a great leader? 08:15 Biggest challenge 09:11 Pet peeve when it comes to clients 09:44 A big waste of time 10:23 How do you motivate your team? 10:57 Advice for entrepreneurs

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