It’s important to know what you believe and why you believe it. Each person has a belief system and a set of core values, and by living those values out, others will know the type of person you are. We choose to surround ourselves by others who believe the same values as us. It just makes sense that we would want the businesses we deal with to have the same values as us.
If you are a business owner, it’s important to establish a set of core values and let the people you work with know them so they will want to work for you and do business with you. There are many good reasons to identify and let others know the core values of your company, and we want to tell you why.
Reasons to Identify Your Business’s Core Values
First of all, when you have a set of core values in place, it allows people to see that you are serious about your commitment to service. If you have taken the time to think through and evaluate the things that are really important for you to live out as a business owner and expect your employees to live out as well. It also shows your customers that these values will be taken seriously and that they can expect a high level of service.
It sets your business apart from other businesses. This shows people what you are willing to set a higher standard for your business than other businesses. It sets you above the crowd. It allows you to hire people who have the same high standards as you. It’s easy to train people to do the skills that are necessary, but it is not so easy to change their values. Identifying what is important to you as a business owner will help you choose the right people to work for you who has values that align with yours.
It helps your employees live up to your expectations. If your business’s core values are clearly identified and identifiable, your employees will know what decisions to make when choices are available. They can act in a positive manner, knowing that they are adhering to the high set of standards that you as a business owner have set.
It helps with the overall success of your company. When your employees know what your expectations are and live up to them, it will soon become evident to your customers as well. It will inspire the type of long-term loyalty to a company that you want your customers to feel. Your employees will be happier knowing the expectations, and that means your customers will be happier and more satisfied too.
Let Us Help You
At SirVent Franchising, we want you to have a successful business. We are certain that establishing a set of core values is an important aspect of success that we will help you identify these for your business. We will also offer encouragement along the way to help you stick to those values as a new business owner when you franchise with us. Your success means that we are successful too, so we’ll do whatever it takes to help you. Give us a call soon and let us help you establish a successful business!