Welcome to February! This week our focus is on values. We all have things we value in our business and personal lives. Values lay the foundation for what we care about most. It provides a common purpose that our team should understand, work towards, and live by.

Creating company values is such an important part of the overall vision of an organization. Values set your identity, they help employees make the right decisions, it can improve overall retention, and it differentiates your organization from competition.  

Here at OneZone Chamber our values shape who we are and what we do each and every day for our membership. Below are the five values at OneZone Chamber:

  1. It’s All About You, Our Members
  2. Learn, Innovate, and Share
  3. Contagious Energy with a Positive Attitude
  4. Deliver Remarkable Experiences
  5. Be a Trailblazer

Let’s start with THE number one, It’s all about you, our members. Our focus is to help our members thrive and our community prosper. At the core of who we are and what we do is our members. We believe advocating for their business, finding educational opportunities, and creating programming to make connections and build relationships is key.

Second, Learn, Innovate, and Share. We connect our members with resources to grow their business. Our businesses are looking for ways to grow. We pride ourselves on connecting our members with resources so they learn new ways to strengthen and innovate their business while sharing ideas and best practices with other members to reach their goals.

Third, contagious energy with a positive attitude. Believe it or not, attitude is contagious. A positive attitude gives energy to you and to those around you. We believe that when we bring energy our members can feel that and it make you as a member feel welcomed. We will always finding a positive outlook on everything we do.

Fourth, Deliver Remarkable Experiences. Whether it is an event, joining our organization, renewing your membership, or the events that we do we strive to deliver a remarkable experience. We go above and beyond in all that we do. Our number one priority is to provide a remarkable experience from the moment you join our organization.

Finally, be a trailblazer. We are not afraid to challenge the status quo. We work hard to challenge the status quo of what a chamber can do for its members. We strive to be innovative and deliver success for the members of OneZone Chamber.

It is important no matter if you are just joining or have been a member for several years that these values are what we strive for every day. My team and I are proud to serve our membership and hope that you see these values in your experience with our organization.