She spoke with Doctors' senior investigative reporter Leslie Marcus discussing invaluable tips on how to get started, negotiate, and how to best sell your ideas and concepts.
How does someone start out with a new business?
Kris urges people to always have a backup plan but then focus on what makes you happy and the areas you are passionate about. "You just have to evolve all the time and reassess your goals," she suggests.
Is there an art to negotiating successfully?
"You have to give and take," Kris tells us, noting to really consider how much you are gaining or losing on a deal or project. She also says there are times when you have to accept a little less than you might expect.
When pitching yourself or an idea, what should you make sure to do?
Kris says to highlight your qualities and assets and also to build your reputation over time. "It takes baby steps," she notes.
How can someone best brand themself on social media?
Kris says being authentic is key while suggesting that you focus on an area you are well versed in. "You have to have a message," she adds.