Ep17- Lars Helgeson the CEO of Green Rope Part 2

Lars Helgeson, CRM, Green Rope

Ep17- Lars Helgeson the CEO of Green Rope Part 2

Show Notes

Lars talks about making people feel safe enough to bring up ideas to coworkers and managers  [02:52]

On leaders who foster open communication  [03:53]

GreenRope software matches the company’s culture of open communication  [04:21]

The wisdom that we have — where is it rooted?  [06:14]

In a culture of open communication, how does one respond when someone brings up an idea?  [06:59]

On why you should not discount someone’s suggestion simply because they don’t have experience  [08:14]

Strengths that baby boomers have that millennials don’t:

  • experience, especially in dealing with different interpersonal scenarios [11:27]
  • a broad network of connections [13:05]

A millennial may have an awesome idea, but without the right connections, it will be very difficult. [14:31]

What attracts millennials to venture capital funding? It isn’t necessarily about the money!  [14:36]

Lars talks about stereotypes and approaching every relationship with an open mind  [17:22]

What is the greatest way to break down the artificial barriers around race, age, gender and such?  [22:22]

To encourage leadership, people have to be given the freedom to make decisions and to make mistakes.  [00:24:05]

Not every person wants to have more responsibility. There’s nothing wrong with that.  [27:32]

Traits that millennials have that the previous generations don’t:  [30:03]

  • a stronger sense of purpose
  • altruism

Baby boomers need to be patient with millennials.  [27:00]

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Quotes

The wisdom that we have is usually rooted in us making mistakes. It’s okay to make mistakes. — Lars Helgeson

A lot of times an inexperienced person is looking at your business through the eyes of the consumer. — Lars Helgeson

To encourage leadership, people have to be given the freedom to make decisions and to make mistakes. — Lars Helgeson

Leaders are born by giving them the freedom to choose the HOW. — Lars Helgeson

 

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HLW Episode 16 Interview with Lars Helgeson, Part 1

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