Brad has the unusual distinction of having had three careers prior to founding Tahzoo. He began his career in the display department at Nordstrom when they had seven stores. From there he rose to hold various leadership positions; playing an important role in delivering the customer service that ...
Over the last couple of months, there have been a number of incidences that have weighed heavily on my heart. The bombing of innocent people in Manchester, the public hatred expressed in Charlottesville and most recently the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Worse yet, that isn't even a complete list of recent tragedies. It has been overwhelming for me and I've been told by people I am the most optimistic person they know.
As I walked into the office the day before yesterday, there were two gentlemen waiting at the front door to speak with me. They were from a bank that has been wanting to do business with Tahzoo for some time. I haven't been available to take a meeting and they weren't willing to wait, so we had the meeting on the corner in front of the office. Nevermind the fact that it's been extraordinarily warm in DC this week. For those of you who don't know, I sold Culligan water systems door to door.
In order to do all of what has been written about in my previous two notes, we need to be a team and a family of co-workers that share a common value system. The first act of the company was to establish a core set of values:These values reflect my core beliefs about how to run a business. Often times this discussion is limited to moral values but I think of this more broadly. The careful orchestration between individuals and teams is what really gets me excited.
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