Enriching the Lives of our partners.
A higher purpose goes beyond profit and provides a deeper meaning and motivation for a business. We are motivated by the opportunity to create positive impact. We understand the crucial role our partners play in the success of our business. Our partners include vendors, customers, community, shareholders, employees, and their families. Our goal is not just to build strong relationships with our partners, but to positively impact and enrich their lives in meaningful ways.
Enriching the lives of employees is a key aspect of creating a fulfilling and supportive work environment. By providing opportunities for personal and professional growth, offering a caring and support environment, and promoting a healthy and inclusive culture, our goal is help employees reach their full potential and lead more fulfilling lives.
Spread the Positivity
The objective of enriching the lives of our partners is accomplished through our employees. If they feel valued and fulfilled, they will reciprocate that positive energy to others they interact with. Our greater purpose can only be achieved through collective effort, not just by a select few.
The Books That Inspire us.
"Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family" is a book by Bob Chapman, the CEO of Barry-Wehmiller Companies. The book explores Chapman's belief that companies should prioritize their employees as if they were members of a family, leading to increased employee satisfaction, better customer service, and improved financial performance. Chapman shares personal stories and the lessons he has learned over the course of his career to illustrate the principles and benefits of this leadership approach.
"Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business" is a book by Geno Wickman, a business coach and consultant. The book provides a comprehensive system for entrepreneurs and business leaders to achieve and maintain business growth, known as the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS). The EOS framework covers six key components of a successful business: vision, people, data, issues, process, and traction. The author argues that by focusing on these components and implementing the EOS system, businesses can achieve and sustain success, create a healthier work environment, and achieve their desired outcomes. The book offers practical advice, tools, and examples to help leaders apply the EOS system to their own businesses.
Never Split the Difference
"Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It" is a book by former FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss that offers practical and effective negotiation strategies and techniques. The book emphasizes empathy as a key tool in negotiations and provides real-life examples and case studies to illustrate the principles of effective negotiation. Voss also offers advice on how to handle difficult negotiations, such as those involving high-stakes, emotional issues, and difficult people, and provides practical tips on how to prepare for and conduct successful negotiations. The book is written in an engaging and accessible style, and has become a popular resource for anyone seeking to improve their negotiation skills.
"Who: The A Method for Hiring" is a book by Geoff Smart and Randy Street. The book provides a practical methodology for hiring the right people for the right jobs, called the "A Player" approach. It covers topics such as developing a job profile, sourcing candidates, interviewing effectively, and making data-driven hiring decisions to improve the chances of hiring top-performing employees. The authors argue that making smart hiring choices is critical to the success of any organization.
"Think Big, Act Small: How America's Best Performing Companies Keep the Start-Up Spirit Alive" is a book by Jason Jennings and Laurence Haughton. The book examines the strategies and practices of high-performing companies in the US and identifies key principles that allow them to stay nimble and innovative even as they grow. The authors argue that companies that "think big" by setting audacious goals, and "act small" by breaking down large initiatives into manageable projects, can achieve both growth and excellence. The book offers insights and examples to help leaders foster a start-up mentality and build a culture of continuous improvement.
"Effortless: Make It Easier to Do What Matters Most" is a book by Greg McKeown, a productivity expert and consultant. The book argues that people often become overwhelmed by all the tasks and responsibilities they need to manage, and offers a new approach to managing one's time and attention, by focusing on what is essential. McKeown emphasizes the importance of simplifying one's life and work to achieve greater effectiveness, and offers practical advice on how to prioritize, eliminate distractions, and make the most of one's time and energy.