The CEOs of Seventh Generation, Beryl Companies, SPUD, Zappos, and Jeld-Wen Development inspire me to help more companies increase their values by embodying their values.
Our business and personal values determine the way we run our lives and “how we do things” at work. They are defined as the unique ways of being that guide our decisions, form family bonds, and define our communities.
Your values may fall into several categories, such as:
• Health and wellness
• How we treat others (community, family, employees, suppliers, etc)
• Contribution (to community, family, planet, clients, etc.)
• Service (to community, clients, employees, church, etc.)
• Quality (products, work environment, communication style)
• Decision-making style
• Learning environment
When I work with companies, I have discovered that the most effective organizations invest a significant amount of time establishing their values. …