An Interview With Jerome Knyszewski

Leading so People Will Follow: People look to see whether leaders deserve to be followed, especially when those leaders are asking them to do great things. People want leaders who are Farsighted, Passionate, Courageous, Wise, Generous, and Trustworthy. …


An Interview With Jerome Knyszewski

Leading with positivity: Some of us make the mistake of focusing on consequences to drive positive behavior. However, while consequences are necessary, hyper-focusing on the negative is demoralizing to a team. …


An Interview With Jerome Knyszewski

Offer your employees the freedom to make mistakes and learn. This policy at U.S. Rubber has led to a lot of growth. Everyone makes mistakes. As long as they own up to their failures and learn from them and the failure isn’t catastrophic, everything will be OK. …


An Interview With Jerome Knyszewski

Get branded: Brands are supposed to evoke emotion and sell exclusivity. The more exclusive you are, the more people will follow you, the more you can grow yourself and your company. I had a client in a very niche industry that sells exclusive handmade products. It was my job to…


An Interview With Jerome Knyszewski

Fuel Collaboration: Success is, and will always be, a team sport. Great companies are able to create teams that can collaborate seamlessly to achieve a common goal or end result. These teams are able to take direction or act autonomously to achieve success.

As part of my series about the…


An Interview With Jerome Knyszewski

Accuracy is needed to reassure your product or service will last; Processes will allow you to scale and build systems to exist beyond your region, Diversity will allow you expand your portfolio because they are needed to understand multiple cultural needs of scope; Management is the trust in your leadership…


An Interview With Jerome Knyszewski

Entrepreneurship is hard work. As an inexperienced entrepreneur, you will initially need to do much more work than people who have been doing it for years such as planning tasks out creatively and delegating effectively as well as keeping track of the business’s day-to-day operations personally rather than delegating responsibilities…


An Interview With Jerome Knyszewski

Be Credible. Your reputation as an employer is crucial for attracting and retaining your employees. It’s what others say about you but it starts within your four walls. Be credible as an employer and be truthful, trustworthy and consistent. …


An Interview With Jerome Knyszewski

Great companies recognize they’re in the memory-making business. Iconic companies don’t just shape customers’ experiences, they shape customers’ memories — because it’s those memories that ultimately drive repurchase and referral behavior. …


An Interview With Jerome Knyszewski

Getting to share the fruits of my labor with other people is huge. I’ve noticed, the more you scale, the more you can reward, and that is a fantastic feeling being able to reward my employees for all their hard work.

As a part of our series called “My Life…

Jerome Knyszewski

CEO of HeavyShift

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