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Transform Your Workplace

The Transform Your Workplace Podcast covers everything you need to build a great workplace. Industry experts, thought-leaders, HR experts and entrepreneurs join us to discuss big ideas that can transform your organization. Each week we cover a new topic, ranging from HR, communication and culture to business growth, leadership and workplace trends.Access more episodes, subscribe, and learn more. 

May 17, 2022


Chown Hardware was founded almost 150 years ago, and despite countless ups and downs, the company is still thriving. So, what’s the big secret? In this episode of the Transform Your Workplace podcast, Brandon Laws interviews President and CEO Kyle Chown of Chown Hardware. Chown gives listeners an insider’s glimpse into casting vision, conquering team or leadership complacency, and laying the groundwork for a stable, successful future.



  • Work-life balance is a significant challenge for those leading family-owned and operated businesses.
  • Chown Hardware, as with any successful business, has a responsibility to care for not only the employees themselves but also the families of those employees.
  • During his transitional period into the role of President/CEO, Kyle Chown grappled with interpersonal conflicts about his identity as a leader.
  • To lead effectively, leaders must be intentional about being their authentic selves.
  • Involving team members in goal setting toward a common vision helps them to become deeply invested in the company itself.


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