Smart Business Magazine is a publication that shares the stories of the nation’s top CEOs with a goal of providing insight and strategy to their readers to further their own careers. Alliance Solutions Group specializes in recruiting the best candidates for employers. This year, they partnered together to create the Smart Culture Award.
“Culture is what separates truly great companies from the sea of average performers. Great culture is an asset that allows an organization to attract and retain top talent.” – Smart Business Network
This award was presented to 28 businesses in Northeast Ohio who share this mission. Step2 and Backyard Discovery, under the new holding company name Step2 Discovery, LLC., are honored to be a recipient of this award. Awards were presented to the winning companies at the Smart Culture Conference on April 6, 2017.
People are the foundation of Step2 Discovery’s everyday strategy. Our mission “We Bring Family Together” starts within our walls at our global headquarters in Streetsboro, Ohio and spreads outwards to the products and services we provide to our end consumer.
Each employee is challenged daily to exemplify our 6 Role Model Leadership Behaviors:
- Make an impact – be goal oriented and consider how your decisions impact others in the company
- Celebrate your successes and own your mistakes – keep a balance of holding others accountable, learning, improving and not repeating mistakes
- Embrace teamwork; Breakdown silos– be an advocate for those inside and outside your immediate team
- Act with urgency and positivity – prioritize tasks and move quickly on critical issues while focusing on the positive
- Collaborate, communicate and execute – work as a cohesive team that will see a task through to completion
- Be candid and considerate – always offer your ideas and opinions and be thoughtful and respectful when others offer their ideas.
Each month a Role Model Leadership award is given to an employee who has exhibited all six role model behaviors. With every employee striving to uphold the Role Model Leadership Behaviors, we have created a strong culture where employees can thrive and deliver results.
We are honored to have been recognized for our efforts with a 2017 Smart Culture Award.