Publicist Rockstars: “Make Sure To Be Transparent” with Kristi Piehl

Kristin Marquet
Mar 18, 2019 · 6 min read
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Be Transparent. Acting out of fear, I kept a lot details from my team. In the early years, I quit taking a salary and put everything I could back into the business. I think I was afraid the team would think I’d failed with the finances so I didn’t share this information. Our COO convinced me that it was important to be transparent. When the team found out I wasn’t taking a paycheck, they rallied behind me and the company. A year later, they cheered when they found out I was back on payroll. It’s been a slow process, but our numbers are now shared quarterly with the entire team. It doesn’t even freak me out anymore!



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Kristin Marquet

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Publicist and author based in New York City. Founder and Creative Director of FemFounder.co and Marquet-Media.com.

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Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. Authority Mag is devoted primarily to sharing interesting feature interviews of people who are authorities in their industry. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

Kristin Marquet

Written by

Publicist and author based in New York City. Founder and Creative Director of FemFounder.co and Marquet-Media.com.

Authority Magazine

Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. Authority Mag is devoted primarily to sharing interesting feature interviews of people who are authorities in their industry. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

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