Entries by Jo Plummer

Lessons from Leadership: Interview with a Coffee Chain Owner

by Chris Cloud The following interview is the fourth of a series of four interviews with missional business owners on the lessons they’ve learned about leadership.   Pete has established a chain of cafes and a hospitality training business in Asia. His business employs over 120 people and has trained staff for 50 other businesses. 1. What […]

6 BAM Practitioners on Engaging the Customer with Stories

Stories can be a powerful way to engage clients and bring more of a personal connection between your customers and your staff or products. We asked 6 professionals and company owners engaged in business as mission to share how they have used stories to connect with customers, build their brand and sell products, here’s what […]

How Stories Build Company Culture: 5 Business Leaders Share

We asked 5 professionals and company owners engaged in business as mission to share how they have experienced stories being used to build company culture:   We often use stories of our past experiences to show empathy and encourage our staff.  When we feel they are having a hard time on a project or feel […]

Turbocam India: A Stand Against Corruption

The Beginnings Like many small business stories, the story of Turbocam India involves the spark of opportunity, mixed in with a great deal of perseverance and one or two major breakthroughs that have set the course of the company. But perhaps the most important ingredient of all has been a firmly held belief from its […]

5 Leaders Give Advice for Starting BAM in the Hospitality Industry

In the first half of 2017, we will periodically run short series looking at BAM companies in different industries. We start with business as mission in the hospitality industry, sharing insights and stories from experienced company owners. We asked BAM owners in the hospitality industry: What one piece of advice would you give to someone starting […]

What are the Advantages of Doing BAM in the Hospitality Industry?

In the first half of 2017, we will periodically run short series looking at BAM companies in different industries. We start with business as mission in the hospitality industry, sharing insights and stories from experienced company owners. We asked BAM owners in the hospitality industry: What are the advantages of being in the hospitality industry when […]