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Trust Them (Again and Again)

Early one morning in 2015, Chris, a high-performing member of my leadership team, knocked on my door. “Have a minute?”

As you know by now, I always have a minute to speak with Kronites. I invited Chris to come in and sit down.

“You’ll never guess who called me,” he said, cracking a smile.

“Who?” I asked.

“A recruiter. I’ve got to say, it’s a great opportunity.”

I leaned back in my chair. “Tell me about it.”

A large technology company wanted Chris to consider a high-profile job opening. Chris would have to move his family to a different city, but his status and compensation would increase considerably. Chris asked ...

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