Coach Your People Up, or Coach Your People Out Rapidly growing companies and companies that consistently scale year over year are faced with a unique challenge. As a leader in a growing company you have to recognize this challenge and be willing to address it.
Structure and Straight Talk Today as we continue our discussion of the PFSbrands Core Values, I will cover a Core Value that can lead to a happy life, whatever that might look like to you. I’m a strong proponent of the fact that everyone should find the right structure and balance when it comes to […]
The Golden Rule, Ownership Thinking & Be Positive Recently, I wrote about how in 2011 I sat down and with the help of my leadership team created our Mission, Vision, 5 Guiding Principles, and Core Values. I did this in order to ensure the company continues on a path consistent with my beliefs. Essentially it […]
Do you know what your company stands for? When I started Pro Food Systems in 1998, I had a vision of the company I wanted to build. However, in 1998 I really didn’t know what I didn’t know. In 2011, after nearly 12 years in business, Mark Gandy (now a great friend, mentor, and advisor) […]
We’re not In the Chicken Business, We’re in the People Business While it may appear that PFSbrands is in the chicken business, we are actually in the people business. That might not make sense at first glance, but let me explain by starting off with our Core Purpose which is: “To help others become more […]
Finding a Brand Name Foodservice Program Being in this industry for over 25 years, I know there are hundreds if not thousands of foodservice options available. So how do you choose the right one? Do you go with a cheaper generic brand or choose a well respective, proven name brand? Apart from the actual products […]