2023 – The Successful Difference
In a world where information about anything and anyone is easy to find - whether it is accurate or not - we have become painfully aware of the number of competitors we have and of the promises they make. It is those who are able to differentiate themselves, both internally and externally who survive and thrive.
- Question #A – How does your company define and measure success?
(What does success look like for you, and in what ways
would you say your success impacts your community and/or region?)
- Question #B – What is one success story you would like to highlight?
- Question #C – What is your competitive advantage?
(It can be the result of a single thing or multiple, e.g. product features/benefits, talent management/retention/recruitment, work flexibility (remote/hybrid/location), benefits (unlimited PTO, gas cards, etc.), or other...)
Total response not to exceed 1,500 words.
NOTE: In your Application submission, please also provide a brief company profile of 150 words or less. Consider this the “Meet & Greet” section of your application – let your passion and excitement show as you introduce your company to someone that has never heard of it before:
Define the nature of your business, provide vital information highlighting your company’s history (such as founding date, years in business), share your company’s vision and mission, your business accomplishments, and your company’s aspirations. Describe the qualities that make your business so special. In reflection of this year's criteria, focus on how you feel your contributions helped improve your community.