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Podcast: Jeff Mader Talks About Life, Work, Hope And Cancer.

Megan Effertz
January 8, 2019

Jeff Mader was diagnosed with Stage 4 kidney cancer but it isn’t slowing him down. He’s active as  CIO at Sun Country Airlines which he describes as a 30-year old start-up. He’s using his challenge as a way to think differently about business and make positive influence. His recommendation is sharing about what’s going on with you at work and as a boss be understanding and know that not all days are going to be great days. Being supportive is the best help for employees facing their own challenges. Listen now to hear Jeff’s story in his own words and his advice for employers and employees.

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