During our time at the Inc. 5000 Conference, we were fortunate enough to have uncovered a wealth of unique strategies, tactics and ideas for keeping companies growing sustainably.
When it comes to our favorite way to learn, few things beat the experience of a field trip. Getting up close with goats and rockets as kids inspired us to get up close with the companies we admire so can really understand the make-up, theories, application and motivation behind their success.
(How do you challenge centuries of culture when it comes to building innovative, impactful and values-driven business? Check out the synopsis of Shinobo Ishizuka’s presentation at the Small Giants Summit in Chicago this September.)
“A checkbook is a moral document.” Where you spend your money reflects your character and vision for the world. Sounds reasonable. It’s an adage we’ve heard more than once.
To that end, we think it is true that “metrics are a moral document.” What your company measures reflects your values, strategy and commitment to team members and customers.