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For the first time ever, Forbes and the Small Giants Community brought together the 2016 and 2017 Forbes Small Giants list makers, the original Small Giants highlighted in Bo Burlingham’s book, Small Giants: Companies That Choose to be Great Instead of Big, and their executive teams for a day of interactive discussions, networking, and a keynote by legendary restaurateur and Small Giant Danny Meyer. Check out the day of celebration below! The application for 2018 Forbes Small Giants is live until December 1st. 

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Growing with Purpose Podcast: Anne Hed

Posted by Anne Hed on November 8, 2017

Today on the Growing with Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Forbes Small Giant, Anne Hed, Co-Founder and CEO of HED Cycling Products Inc. Anne's story is both a business and a love story. It begins with Anne as a young and broke college student with a desire to win the IRONMAN World Championship in Hawaii. Per her friend's suggestion, she finds herself at a small bike shop in Minneapolis, where she asks the barefoot, shirtless, greasy owner, Steve Hed, for $100 and a bike to enter the triathlon. And that's just the beginning... Tune into Anne's story here.

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Topics: Leadership, growing with purpose

Imagine building a business in which every interaction with another human being is an extraordinary experience. imageOne, a Document Lifecycle Management company, has worked hard to make that vision a reality.

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Topics: Customer Service

If you know the Small Giants Community, you know that the Small Giants Journey is our flagship offering. The #SGCJourney is comprised of a dedicated group of purpose-driven founders, CEOs, and next-generation leaders invested in mastering the six qualities and becoming a certified Small Giant.

Our inaugural cohort of Journeyers — 11 leaders from 7 companies — traveled to Chicago September 25th - 27th, 2017 to kick-off their Leadership excursion, the second of six modules in the Journey curriculum. Together, they spent three action-packed days strengthening their identities as leaders, learning to lead with their values, and learning how to practice servant leadership.

Hop on board and follow along with Cohort 1 for a virtual recap of the #SGCJourney: Leadership experience, with highlights and lessons learned from their most recent excursion.

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Topics: Small Giants Journey, Leadership Module, #SGCJourney

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