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What Elections Mean for Business

Posted by Dan Golden on September 7, 2016


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.

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Topics: Business, Leadership, Employee Engagement, Politics, Benefits

If you know the Small Giants Community, you know we’re pretty big on the idea that connecting like-minded leaders can transform business success. In fact, we see it in action throughout our Community every single day. When leaders from all walks of life and stages of business come together to challenge, inspire, and listen to one another, magic happens.

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Topics: Business, Leadership, Employee Development, growth, mentorship, learning, mentor

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.

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Topics: Leadership, Values, Employee Engagement, Company Culture

On June 30, 2016 at 3:05 p.m., our leadership team called an impromptu all-hands meeting for our company’s 90+ employees. Coming into the Fourth of July holiday weekend, it was a sweltering day in the factory.  People were hot and tired but remained positive and enthusiastic, curious about the content of the meeting.  About an hour before the meeting, my COO, Joe Boudreau and I asked our Shop Manager and Lead Machinist, Joel Lape (an instrumental and vital player in the start of our company almost a decade ago) to share some important information and a surprise announcement with the team.

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Topics: Leadership, Values, Vision, Open Book Management

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