The U.S. business concept of customer service has long been typified by the mantra, "The customer is king."
But not for Marcus Lemonis.
The entrepreneur and host of "The Profit" is blunt about whom he thinks you should rank ahead of the customer if you want your business to succeed.
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"The customer is not Number 1," Lemonis said. "They're Number. 2, right behind the employee."
Lemonis provided three keys to building a better business by building better relationships with employees.