Small Giants share six common qualities: purpose, leadership, culture, finance, relationships, and community. While qualities like company culture and effective leadership are hot topics in the business community, many wonder what role community relationships have in building a great company.
Although most of us don’t realize it, there’s an invisible force impacting the course of our lives everyday: our beliefs.
What we believe may or may not be true, but unknowingly most of us behave in ways that reinforce our beliefs anyways. At a January 2017 Small Giants fishbowl, Zingerman’s Co-Owner and Founding Partner Ari Weinzweig took a closer look at how our beliefs play out in our day-to-day experiences in the workplace, and how we and our workplaces are impacted by those beliefs.
Today on the Growing with Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Joe Cirulli, Owner and Founder of Gainesville Health & Fitness Center. For Joe, leadership comes down to finding what you're passionate about and giving it your all. Though his company is now a Forbes Small Giant, Joe's journey has included hardships and lessons learned, from early childhood lessons on the fragility of health to how he finally uncovered what was truly important to him — inspiring people to become their best. This episode, Joe engages in a genuine, authentic conversation about the time and effort he's invested in building a business that makes the world a better place. Tune into Joe's story here.
Today on the Growing With Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Kathy Steele, President & CEO of Red Caffeine. Looking back on her life, Kathy has earned her stripes as a purpose-driven leader and an entrepreneur. She first ventured into entrepreneurship as a single mother, when she decided to leave her full-time job despite having less than a month's rent in her bank account. Despite the obstacles, she was determined to build a great business and deliver on her vision. This episode, Kathy shares the invaluable lessons she learned from a business divorce, brushing off early failures, and leading by serving. Tune into Kathy's story here.