It’s said that every entrepreneur has experienced some sort of trauma early on life that sets them on their path. With COVID-19, we are in uncharted territory. It’s time to wield our wounds as armor and forge a new path in this new world.
Although the past few weeks have been blogless, they have been quite eventful. Most of my time has been spent on launching a new business, Deelish Brands. Deelish Brands is a restaurant franchise company.
Core Values are the principles that the people in your organization believe. They’re not just a bunch of sentences up on a wall. They should guide the behavior of a team. Principles matter. Behavior matters.
I have just binge read 20 years of Amazon Shareholder letters. I am reminded that great companies don’t just happen. Great companies are designed great from the beginning. Perhaps my greatest takeaway is a phrase Jeff Bezos uses often in his annual reports, “It’s all about the long-term.”
The five components of Google’s vision framework is an excellent tool to get your team aligned around a shared vision.