Growing a team requires you to take on a new title – boss. But for so many entrepreneurs, being a boss is uncharted territory. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a wedding industry entrepreneur with 60 team members all about being a better boss, including some best practices and things to avoid.
About our guest:
After Graduating from Grambling State University and leaving his home state of Louisiana, Chris Harmon moved to Dallas, Texas to start his business Harmland Visions.
Harmland Visions is a Production and Entertainment company that specializes in Videography, Photography, DJ, AV, Lighting, Photobooth, and Special Effects within the Weddings and Events, Corporate and High School markets. Chris has 60 team members that focus on different aspects of the business while he remains the lead videographer and owner of the company.
Chris has taken on leadership positions in several local organizations and currently serves as the Treasurer of the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events. After winning several awards within the Dallas Fort Worth area from various event organizations, Chris’s biggest accomplishment is the success of his teammates. He has been known to train and produce top talent stars, helping them to achieve their goals.
Outside of the wedding industry, Chris also owns several companies that bring smart, residual income to his family. This includes a real estate business focusing on Airbnb properties and an RV rental business.
In this episode, listeners will hear about:
- Chris’s background and how he got into the wedding and event industry
- The importance of getting to know your team and what motivates each of them
- Giving feedback to employees
- Finding different ways to recognize employees
- Lessons learned from leading a team
Want to connect with Chris?
- Online: http://www.harmlandvisions.com/
- Instagram: @chrisharmonfilm