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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.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Company Culture, Open Book Management, Fulfillment Orientation, Small Giants, Relationship Oriented

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.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Company Culture

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Company Culture

Being rooted in your community isn’t simply about giving back, it’s being part of the fabric of that community. Something that Bo Burlingham refers to as: “a sort of spiritual terroir” - a French word that has to do with how the soil and climate in a region contribute to the flavor of the food and wine.

Last year when I joined forces with fellow Small Giant Vlad Bodi, we decided to base our core team in Iasi, Romania. A small East European university town, which on the surface seems rather quirky and scrappy.

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Topics: Values, Employee Engagement, Company Culture

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