How to Not Let Your Success Drown Your Employees

with Heather Chumbris

The Growing your Team Podcast: Episode 129


There comes a point in your business where what got you here will not get you to the next level. Current processes that seemed effective at one time will start to reach their breaking point. When this happens, it doesn’t just affect you but your employees as well.

You want rockstar employees to stay on your team, so we must look at ways to assist them through demanding changes. To do this, make sure to take the time to reevaluate how your business is run. What’s working with your current level of clients and the size of your team? What’s no longer working and needs to change? 

As your business continues to thrive, you have two choices: make needed changes to your processes and systems or run good, loyal employees out of your business.

Heather Chumbris shares her experience on how with success, it’s vital to look at how your team members are being impacted by the growth so good employees are motivated to stay. 

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In this Episode You’ll Hear:


  • How to balance time vs money in your business.
  • How do you train a new employee without taking your team members time
  • Why the onboarding and training period is so important for long term retention
  • How to give your employees solutions within your business to limit stress
  • How to analyze problems in a long-term outlook
  • Ways to analyze if upgrading your company’s system is necessary

About Heather Chumbris:

Heather has called the Sunshine State home for nearly her entire life and has been living in beautiful St. Petersburg for over a decade. She earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Communication from the University of Central Florida, and initially harnessed her communication expertise in the construction industry. During her time in construction she sharpened her negotiation skills and further developed her already strong interest in the housing industry. She chose to fuse this interest with her passion for helping people and began her career in real estate.

Heather is a Realtor with the PLATTinum Team at Keller Williams Realty St. Pete and is committed to helping people achieve their real estate goals, while making their transaction feel as stress-free and smooth as possible. Her top priority is providing the highest level of service by customizing her approach to fit the unique needs of each individual and transaction. She particularly enjoys sharing her in-depth knowledge of local neighborhoods, schools, beaches, restaurants, culture, sports and entertainment to help her buyers, sellers and investors make the best decision for themselves and their families.

When she’s not wearing her real estate cap, she enjoys spending time with her husband Stephen and their dachshund Chloe. She loves gathering with friends and family, writing, bike riding, and supporting local businesses. She is also a proud member of the Leadership St. Pete Class of 2022, one of the oldest and most prestigious leadership programs in the nation.

How to Connect with Heather Chumbris:

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Heather and the PLATTinum Team are offering a free home equity analysis and consultation to homeowners who are curious about the value of their home and how much equity they have built in their investment.

Email, Call or Text:
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