When your ultimate goal is to empower employees to grow, giving feedback is a crucial piece of the puzzle. At Pro Food Systems, Inc. (PFSbrands), emphasizing feedback at every level of the organization cultivates a high-performing culture defined by transparency, respect, and a growth mindset.
At Equal Exchange, the co-op model doesn’t define them — it’s a means to achieve their mission. Since its founding in 1986, Equal Exchange has existed to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically just and environmentally sound.
This article originally appeared on Carl Erickson's blog, Great Not Big.
When I succeeded my father as the Chief Executive of Financial Business Systems (FBS) in 1997, our team worked together to create a vision: to build FBS as a company of owners where responsibility, keeping promises, and the freedom and opportunity of “the American dream of ownership” were shared throughout the entire organization.