Define and build your core company values. Companies with clearly defined values & purpose consistently outperform their competitors by as much as 10x. Today’s episode is focused on helping you define who you are.

Today's Quote:

"Effectiveness without values is a tool without a purpose." - Edward de Bono (1933 - ), Author and Inventor

Show Guest:

Rocky Romanella is currently the Founder and CEO of 3SIXTY Management Services, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in Executive Speaking, Leadership Development, and Consulting Services.  

Rocky is an experienced CEO who led one of the largest rebranding initiatives in franchising history – The UPS Store, revolutionizing the $9 billion retail shipping and business services market. He steered UPS’s entry into the healthcare industry and created the mantra, “It’s a patient, not a package. ®”  

He also led the integration of more than 20 acquisitions to improve financial performance, capabilities and global network footprint. Rocky has the rare ability to see a clear vision of the changing business landscape, the passion to develop strategies, tactics and metrics to drive desired results. He is the Author of Tighten the Lug Nuts: the Principles of Balanced Leadership(Amazon.com). 

Episode highlights:

  • Who you are?
  • Defining your company values
  • How to align your hiring with your values

“Without a strong set of values, the best leadership strategy can go awry. With a good value structure in place, the worst leadership approach can right itself and eventually lead to the desired outcome.” - Rocky Romanella

Why is this  Important?

  • People desire a sense of purpose to really thrive
  • Core values are the Foundation for defining your Mission & Purpose
  • Attrition issues/bad hires
    • *small business don't believe they need to have values well defined... Wrong!

How do you define who you are?

  • Start with your personal brand

    • “Your true character is defined by your honesty of purpose”
    • Ask peers
    • Company Survey
    • What won't I compromise

Step by step of how to define and build your core company values:

Rick’s process:

  • Start with Personal values first
  • KPI driven VS. People driven
  • Established Leadership Team
    • Define everyone’s core values and build from there.
    • Prioritize top values
    • Own your Values!
  • Understand your values? You must:
    • Articulate clearly in writing.
    • Test your values through daily decision-making.
  • Rocky’s Structure:
    • Mission
    • Vision
    • Strategy
    • Roadmap

 How to transfer your values into your hiring:

  • Values Alignment

    • Values drive hiring
    • Behavioral interview process
    • Assessments: Disc, Predictive Learning
    • Don’t compromise on hiring!

 

 

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