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April 2017

Embraceable You: When the CEO Is a Hugger

As a business executive, a handshake or pat on the back can be a simple way of welcoming staff members. But, when you’re truly committed to connecting with each employee, a sincere hug can make all of the difference.

With over 7,400 employees world-wide, BELFOR CEO, Sheldon Yellen, makes a routine effort to acknowledge and encourage his workforce. Whether it’s an Operations Manager towering at 7 feet tall or a Water Damage Restoration Technician standing at just 5 feet, Sheldon proudly embraces countless employees with a heartfelt hug. Read the endearing story in The Wall Street Journal’s recent feature.

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Yellen, Sheldon. Embraceable You: When the CEO is a Hugger. Web. 16 April 2017 Yellen, Sheldon. Embraceable You: When the CEO is a Hugger. Web. 16 April 2017. https://www.wsj.com/articles/embraceable-you-when-the-ceo-is-a-hugger-1492380506?mod=e2tw