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Podcast: When Your Market Disappears Overnight You Pivot With Megan Diamond, President & Partner, Nparallel

Megan Effertz
July 16, 2020

Megan Diamond, President & Partner, nParallel talks about leading a business rooted in global trade shows when all trade shows in the world come to a screeching halt. She opens up about making tough decisions to put people before profits and remain relevant during the unknown. Lessons from 2008 help them shift quickly and be ahead of the game.

Company: nParallel

Leader: Megan Diamond, President & Partner

Website: www.nparallel.com

Business Lesson: They took the lessons from the 2008 recession that diversification of industry and customer is critical. What they are learning now is that diversification of service offerings is key to building a foundation to move forward.

Business Mantras: We write our own destiny. We become what we do.

Favorite Quote: “We can do hard things.” – Glennon Doyle

Business Advice: Now is the time to lead. Lead in the ways your gifts lend you to. Continue to lead through this and provide comfort, empathy and grace.

 

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