About this episode

Today’s guest is Jason McCann, founder of the office furniture company Vari. In the episode, we’re focusing on the idea of how to maintain leadership and growth in the new normal. Globally, business has shifted completely as a result of COVID-19. There is a different kind of leadership that is required amidst crisis and Jason has learned this firsthand. He helps us understand how to lead well during this unprecedented time and what the future is going to look like.

Vari is a global brand whose core business is to serve the workspace demands of the world. Vari’s desks can be found in 98% of the Fortune 500 companies and have shipped to most countries on the planet. Though it is an extremely successful company, Vari has experienced the same recent shifts in business like everybody else. To understand this new normal and how to lead through it, tune into this conversation with Jason.

In this episode, you'll hear.

  • The pivots Vari had to make to meet the needs of consumers in the current climate.
  • The greatest lesson Jason has learned during this time.
  • How he communicated to his employees in a way that addressed their core concerns.
  • Jason’s passion for supporting small businesses right now.
  • What the workspace of the future looks like and how he views the emerging dynamic workspaces.
  • What he sees happening to the economy in the next 12-18 months.
  • How to pull yourself back up after coming out of a failed business.

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FUSE Dynamic Workspace: https://www.fuseworkspace.com/

Vari: https://www.vari.com/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw7ZL6BRCmARIsAH6XFDJZEoKEhi15V8c-xCZdRSaLxVSAp-Z_KTQ4l_ZsNRdIOrStYbbw5FQaAmbvEALw_wcB

Jason on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-mccann-varidesk/

Jason’s startup story on episode 1 of the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jason-mccann-founder-of-varidesk/id1448729937?i=1000427698296

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September 01 2020
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