We’re cancelling all meetings and closing the office on November 8th to encourage 100% voter participation amongst our employees. We hope you’ll join us in actively encouraging civic participation amongst employees by joining www.EmployersForVTO.org. Here’s why we think this is so important.
Have you met Ron Alvesteffer? Perhaps you were moved by his story at #SGCSummit2016.
Maybe you read about the inspiring company culture Service Express Inc. (SEI) has cultivated on Forbes’ Best Small Companies in America list this year. However you’ve heard about Ron, and SEI, we bet you’re excited to learn even more. We sat down with SEI’s President & CEO to discuss the company’s Vision to “work with employees to help them achieve their personal, professional and financial goals.” Pour yourself a cup of coffee and settle in for a conversation with one of the leaders of America’s Best Small Companies.
When it comes to being in an open, peer-driven discussion about running your business, you should always be willing to answer the questions you pose. So when Small Giants Community member Jim Mullaney of Edoc Service (Cincinnati, Ohio), posed six questions about running a business from a Small Giants perspective, we weren’t going to let him get away with not answering those questions about his own work.
How do Jim’s answers compare to how you’d answer the questions?
Am I building my company to last forever or to flip and sell it?
At Edoc Service we’re focused strictly on company growth, stability, and sustainability for the future. Selling the company is the farthest thing from our minds. Our current CEO may “age out” after 10 years and our strategy is geared to that timeframe.
We examine the cultures of great companies with an eye toward connecting you personally to their successes and how it could affect your workplace. In this piece from Sue Funkhouser, author of our latest ebook, “Steering Company Culture During Growth,” you get to experience the practical and personal inspirations from the companies that were featured. Get to know them a little more intimately and then download the big picture examination of their cultures. (-SGC)
1. Soul Searching with a Compass
What I found remarkable about Nikki Burua, Co-founder of BeyondCurious, is that she identified the purpose of her company before she decided what business she would be in.