#E101 – KJERSTI HOBØL: THE SUPERWOMAN OF NORWEGIAN BUSINESS ON HOW TO TURN CRISIS INTO SUCCESS
In this week’s episode, we have Kjersti Hobøl, CEO at the beloved Norwegian retail chain Nille. Kjersti is referred to as both “rescue woman” and “Superwoman” due to her successful career of saving bankrupt businesses. She loves tackling “impossible tasks” and in 2018 she became the CEO of Nille, which was on the brink of bankruptcy. Through her hard work and dedication, she managed to turn things around which is now known as one of the most successful achievements in Norwegian business history.
Kjersti shares her best advice on how to navigate uncertain times and what she thinks is critical for companies to succeed from a leadership perspective. We also uncover the secrets of understanding people’s motivation, how to build pride and increase commitment and results in an organization. Kjersti also gives her view on how to create an inspiring shopping experience.
- The importance of setting clear goals and cost control
- How to stay on top of changing consumer demands
- Strategies for creating pride and commitment among employees