What are the basic rules of parenthood? Provide food to sustain your family is rule 1). Rule 2) is providing shelter. Rule 3) is maintaining you’re family’s health. Rule 4) is providing education so that your children can compete in the real world. Rule 5) is teaching your children humane values they can take away and teach their own children…your legacy.
In contrast what are the rules in the business world?
Rule 1) Feed your work family – make a profit to sustain wages and employment including your own.
Rule 2) Leverage your resources to provide a stable and safe work environment and invest in innovation and new technology.
Rule 3) Encourage ideas and efficiencies from workers help them engage as part of the business’s success story. This breeds motivation and improves attitude – the health of your workers.
Rule 4) Educate and offer training programs to your staff so they become better at what they do and increase your company’s competitiveness.
Rule 5) involve your business somehow in your community. Teach the legacy value of giving back to those who support your business. Become known as not just a profit seeking missile.
As young children we took our parents and the gifts they provided for granted. Being grateful for what led us to where we are today will help clear our paths to greatness.
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