“She’s demonstrated excellence in critical listening, asking great questions and communicating with conciseness. No matter the project or challenge ahead, I know I can count on her to say what she thinks, embrace constructive criticism and provide it right back in a respectful and motivating manner.”
These are statements made about our Q2 “Communicate” Award Winner, Krystal. In taking on the role of Account Manager, she quickly supported improvements in communications with all Leverage Marketing customers. This wasn’t easy, but she made it look that way.
This success led to the creation of a new role and opportunity for her – Director of Strategic Marketing. In Tim G.’s words, “Krystal’s contribution to managing accounts for Leverage Marketing both internally and externally has been excellent.”
Direct, concise, open, honest and respectful communication leads to great business results. Thank-you, Krystal, for holding yourself and others to a high standard of communication. And well done!
What is your role at Clickstop?
Director of Strategic Marketing
How long have you worked at Clickstop?
3 ½ years
How did you feel upon being recognized for this award?
What do you believe has led up to this recognition? (What behaviors have you demonstrated?)
In my communication both internally and externally, I try to communicate very openly.
Have you had struggles within this Core Trait? If so, what have they been and how did you overcome them?
Being courageous in my communication is something that I continue to focus on. It is important to speak up, to challenge ideas or the way that someone is approaching their work. This can be hard but is the type of communication that creates meaningful change.
Why is this Core Trait important to the success of Clickstop?
Respectful, concise, and direct communication is critical to being able to work fast and create results. Listening and seeking to understand others often results in better decisions and enhances alignment within the team and company.
What brought you to Clickstop?
A desire to see the impact that my work has to the overall success of a company. This is something that is very unclear in large corporations and can be unsatisfying, but impact here at Clickstop is much more tangible. Also, a desire to re-balance my life to focus on both career and family.
What keeps you at Clickstop?
The wonderful people that I get to work with and the everchanging environment that creates new challenges and learning opportunities.
Why should others want to work at Clickstop?
Clickstop is an environment with abundant opportunities, where you can be your true self.
If you had to pick one food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?
What is one word your husband/wife/best friend/child would use to describe you and why?
My husband says I’m stubborn. I think he means that I am admirably dedicated and persistent.
If you could never have to do one chore for the rest of life, what would it be?