Kristen Hadeed Interview
ACSA Communications sat down with millennial leadership expert Kristen Hadeed to learn the secrets behind her success, going from leadership disasters to employing hundreds of millennials as the CEO of Student Maid. What we found? Optimism, faith in people, hard work and creating culture are just some of the elect required of great leaders. Kristen has a gift for unleashing potential in others that helps them exceed their own expectations. "From her first leadership disaster, which resulted in three-quarters of her workforce quitting on the spot, to opening her company’s second location and handing over day-to-day operations to a leadership team comprised of millennials, Kristen has learned what it takes to create a work environment that brings out the best in people. Student Maid, the business she started as a college student, has grown to employ hundreds of people and is known for its industry-leading retention rate and its culture of trust, accountability and empowerment. Many of the students who have worked with Student Maid have gone on to run their own businesses and receive highly sought-after positions in companies around the world. Today, Kristen helps organizations across the country make a lasting, meaningful impact on their people by creating environments in which they thrive. Kristen and Student Maid have been featured by news outlets including PBS, FOX and Forbes. Her first TED Talk has received more than two million hits on YouTube."