We believe the best way to create lasting, positive impact in the world is through successful businesses.
We believe business is about more than just making money. It’s about sustainably making the impact you care about making.
We believe profitability is a necessary part of sustainability.We believe profitability is a necessary part of sustainability.Click To Tweet
We believe batteries should ALWAYS be included. Anything you buy from us should work right out of the box.
We believe that with great power comes great responsibility… and everyone has more power than they think.
We are teachers. We believe a teacher’s job isn’t to meet the lowest common denominator, but rather to raise it.
We believe that true partnership means going the extra mile for students who are willing to do the same.
We believe in the power of a personal touch, and doing things that don’t scale… and we also believe that this sort of approach absolutely can and should be scaled.
We believe in supporting others to become more resourceful, instead of simply giving them resources.
We believe in always treating everyone with respect and understanding, even when we think they’re wrong.
We believe every wheel deserves some grease, and squeaky ones might need a bit more… but if they continue to squeak, they should be removed and replaced.
We believe Margaret Mead had it right when she said that “we must never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
We also believe that for that to happen, we need the courage to act, and the commitment to act with consistency.
We believe courage isn’t about the absence of fear. Many courageous people are afraid, but even more than they are afraid, they care about the needs of others.
We believe that even with the best of intentions, we’re sometimes going to mess up. And when that happens, we need to say we’re sorry and make things right.
We believe in asking questions, even if it makes us look stupid or makes others feel uncomfortable.
We believe answering questions is easy, but asking the right questions is hard, and a lot of problems would be better served by spending more time understanding them before solving them.We believe in admitting when we don’t have the answer...Click To Tweet
We believe in admitting when we don’t have the answer and then doing our best to find it.
We believe in trying bold and scary things to discover better ways of making a difference.
We believe that a smile and a sense of humor can sometimes save the day.
We believe in constant iteration and improvement.
We believe that everyone has a super-power.
We believe super-heroes aren’t defined by their powers, but rather by their commitment to standing for things that matter.
We believe that, sometimes, the only way to know if something will work is to try it out and see what happens.
We believe the world is better when we all show our authentic selves.We believe the world is better when we all show our authentic selves.Click To Tweet
We believe being authentic is not an excuse to be unprofessional or mean.
We believe in calling people on their bullshit and holding them to a higher standard… and doing it with kindness, compassion, and love.
We believe the smart thing and the right thing are the same thing.
We believe it’s okay and sometimes good to fire customers. And we believe those who are rude or condescending should be the first to go. We also believe everyone has bad days and deserves a chance to make things right before taking action.
We believe in helping others when the opportunity arises, even if it’s not in our job description.
We believe what you achieve is a direct reflection of what you put in.
We believe in being humble. Humility isn’t the opposite of arrogance, but rather a balance between arrogance and self-effacement. Humility is about taking the right amount of space.
We believe acknowledging your own brilliance and expertise isn’t arrogant. It’s inspirational.
We believe honesty is saying what you did, integrity is doing what you said, and both are non-negotiable.
We believe in keeping our promises and expect the people we work with to do the same.We believe in keeping our promises, and expect the people we work with to do the same.Click To Tweet
We believe in publicly sharing our successes, our failures, and the lessons we learned from both.
We believe in letting people know how much we appreciate their support, contribution, and presence in our lives.
We believe building a business is immensely rewarding, and it can’t be done without hard work.
We believe that problems inherently have solutions; you just have to be creative enough to find them.
We believe setbacks and surprises are a normal part of life, and the freedom to control our fate lies in how we choose to react.
We believe in everyone taking responsibility for the choices they make and the outcomes they create.
We believe everyone can do better than they’re doing today, and everyone is capable of more than their life would currently suggest.
We believe neither life nor business are zero-sum games.
We believe that life is short, and it is incumbent on all of us to do stuff that matters.