When I started Imagine more than 15 years ago, I had four principles that I used to define what success is.
- It had to enable me to grow - professionally, financially and personally.
- It had to be a place where its employees could grow - professionally, financially and personally.
- It had to make a mark by impacting the businesses we worked with, enabling them to become better by positively impacting their investors, employees and customers.
- The community around us must become better off because we were there.
I’ve used these principles to guide just about every decision I’ve made since we started. While certainly there have been days (and weeks and months) where I’m sure I could have done better, it is directly responsible for many of the non-typical things we’ve done: