Tag: purpose

Step-by-Step: Writing a Vision Statement, Part 1

“Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.” ~ Joel A. Barker Like most start-ups, our company began with a Big Idea, a growing vision, a few

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The HOT Plan™: Cultivate a Culture of Leadership

As a CEO and entrepreneur, considering the idea of what it means to cultivate a company of leaders takes me outside of the province of the marketplace. The idea leads me first to consider my employees, and the particular gift that lies

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The HOT Plan™: Toys, Entitlement or Culture? Part 2

With an overflowing box of employee benefits designed to help companies compete for top talent today, the question arises: how do you cultivate great workplace culture without simultaneously creating a culture of entitlement? We found the answer to this question by asking

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The HOT Plan™: Targeting Above-and-Beyond Productivity.

Above and Beyond. What does it really mean?  What does it mean to your business? To some, it means to exceed what a particular job requires, to reach new heights in productivity. To others, it means to innovate, to pioneer

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The HOT Plan™: When to hold ‘em, when to fold ‘em.

Is there ever a good time to disband a team? About once a year, Pitsco’s executive team, Tribal Council, evaluates our company teams to see what is working, what is not, which teams should continue and which should be dissolved.

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Ten HOT Tips for Success 7. Know why your work is worth doing

Taking the Next Step. In the last post, we talked about creating ways for employees to see the end results – to witness how the product or service they help provide changes lives for the better. Seeing their positive impact

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Ten HOT Tips for Success 6. Increase Purpose to Increase Ownership

Progressive CEOs want employees to have a firm grip on the power and the purpose of their work. These type of CEOs know intuitively that a clear view of purpose is not only what is best for employees, but also

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