[su_dropcap style=”flat”]M[/su_dropcap]Y IMMEDIATE ANSWER, and often the immediate answer I hear from my clients is “Whatever it takes.”
That statement is 100% true for, thankfully, just a very small number of people. These are the folks who have no compunction about breaking or bending people, ethics, laws and ideals.
Here are the core values I’ve adopted for running my business. They are crucial because they are the immutable laws that also govern my life. This is what I am willing to do to succeed.
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Positivity or Death: We enter every day, every presentation, every transaction and confront every problem with a positive outlook. Every opportunity has the potential to be a win-win opportunity.
Blood Money: We treat money is if it is the blood of our company. To that end we will build a constant cash reserve so we can survive anything.
Do Well By Doing Good: This is the Hippocratic Oath of our business. In the course of doing business, we will do no harm. We will work toward the betterment of all concerned.
Give to Give: Give for the joy of giving without expecting anything in return.No Jerks!: No dealing with people who take pride in giving others a hard time or those who know what to do but don’t do it.
Knock Your Socks Off Service: Make every client feel as if they are the most important client we have.
If It Ain’t Broke, Fix It Anyway: Improve, grow and refine just because.
Celebrate Diversity: Work every day to break down the barriers caused by stereotyping and preconceived notions.[/message][su_spacer]
When working with your mentoring partner, this is a very important set of distinctions. You both want to be crystal clear about what you are willing and unwilling to do to succeed.