did it! - Business mogul shares his
successful leadership secrets
Sharing in the moment are Lascelles Chin (second right), founder and executive chairman of the LASCO Affiliated Companies, and Cleverick Doughorty (right), production manager for the Liquid Plant, during a tour of the new LASCO Manufacturing facilities.
Lascelles Chin, founder and executive chairman of LASCO Affiliated Companies, addressed dozens of Digicel employees recently as part of the Digicel Leadership Series.
shared how his
extensive roster of both successful and unsuccessful ventures has led him to earn the reputation of one of the nation's top manufacturing stalwarts.
In presenting lessons learned from his
vast business experience, Chin
five secrets to leadership success: optimism/perseverance, compassion, earning trust, flexibility, and passion.
The business mogul gave a candid account of his
rocky road to success, commenting on the value of perseverance in the face of challenges.
"Failure is not in my vocabulary, even when the business may not have achieved the outcomes we had established in the plan.
You only fail when you do not learn lessons from an experience," said Chin
, who joked that he
had many "learning experiences".
was careful to note that having a personal connection with his
team enables him to display compassion, which he
feels is a key component in leadership.
also stressed the importance of gaining the trust of his
staff through listening to their input and acknowledging their positive contributions.
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