As joyful as it is to watch God inspire others through this story, it isn’t uncommon to witness some become frozen with regard to next-steps. Yes, inspiration is an amazing emotion that sparks wonderful seasons in the journey of a believer, but inspiration alone will not bring about lasting fruit.
There is a distinct difference between the purpose and mission of an organization. A mission statement defines what a company intends to do, while a purpose statement clarifies why they are doing it. Here is a little of what we do, and why we are doing it.
At the end of the day owners and employees, much like mothers and sons, simply see things through different lenses. Right or wrong, it’s just the way it is. So, owners can either spend their lives fighting this perpetual battle, or they can attempt to creatively find a way to break the cycle. Is there a way to alter employee perspective?
At Betenbough Homes, we are committed to intentionally shaping and maintaining a healthy culture in which our mission can be most successfully executed. While many characteristics are involved, we feel that there are four core characteristics (cornerstones) that are foundational: unity, generosity, excellence, and growth.
This is one of the questions we are asked most frequently, and it’s a loaded question. We’re constantly trying to strike the right balance of taking a bold stance regarding our faith in the marketplace, while also being sensitive to ensure we don’t alienate those amongst us who may not believe what we do. There are a few things that play into our view of this, and we’ll do our best to unpack those.
Generosity is so important to us that we made it one of our company cornerstones. It can manifest itself through giving of our time, talents, treasure or influence. We understand that generosity is more than just giving money away, but giving money is where we began our journey of generosity.