Doris Valade On How To Survive And Thrive During A Pandemic (#008)

"One of the strengths of entrepreneurs is that we don't see risks" - Doris Valade

Doris Valade is a high performing operations-management business professional. Doris sold her business, Malabar Super Spice Company, in 2017. Malabar Super Spice is a company that Doris built from the ground up. With almost four decades of experience, Doris now helps companies maximize business results.


  • Why a pandemic brings opportunities, not challenges, to businesses
  • How communication is the key to success during a pandemic
  • The power of communication with employees, customers, and vendors
  • How to work with vendors during a pandemic
  • Leveraging the downtime from a pandemic to rethink your business
  • How to look at your business for cost savings
  • The importance of mentors for business leaders
  • The power of connecting with other business leaders through PEO
  • How Doris puts things in perspective as a result of her trip to Kenya
  • What business leaders can be doing to help others, even if it's outside the scope of their business
  • The importance of an emergency fund
  • How to create an emergency fund with the help of your employees
  • The importance of learning how to pivot during a pandemic
  • Leverage technology for communications during a pandemic
  • Doris' grassroots approach to increasing sales and reducing costs during challenging times
  • How you can empower your employees to help the business save money
  • A powerful strategy Doris used to reduce transportation costs by 45% in her business
  • The power and need to train employees during challenging times

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