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What are your business’s values?

Jerry Bellune

by Jerry Bellune

 

Paul Davis believed that for your business to succeed you must always practice your basic values. What are yours?

Here are 3 of our values:

• Our internal and external customers come first. We take care of those who invest their time, money and trust in us.

• Honesty is the only policy. Cheating, lying or simply misleading anyone is not only wrong. It will catch up with you.

• We empower our people to make sound decisions as if they own the business and hold them accountable as we know they will hold us similarly accountable.

Davis founded Paul W. Davis Contracting in 1966, offering fire and other damage restoration. He saw that insurance adjusters who needed ways to settle claims would be his sole source of business. He turned it into a multi-billion-dollar industry.

Davis began franchising in 1969, teaching franchisees how to run their franchises as highly profitable businesses. He had an open-door policy, made himself available to all employees, empowered them to make decisions and helped them make corrections along the way. That’s a good model for all of us in our businesses.

 

We share such ideas in “Maverick Entrepreneurs’ Million Dollar Strategies.”

For a $20 personally autographed copy, contact us at 803-359-7633 or email [email protected]
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