Family-Friendly Values to Embed Into Your Business


The age of the internet has led to an influx of mothers and parents becoming part-time or full-time entrepreneurs. Not only do more people than ever before have their own side hustle, but many are investing in building their own companies from scratch. As a mother, building your own business doesn’t just give you the resources you need to care for and support your family. It can also be an excellent way to show your youngsters what it means to be a truly amazing leader. If you can ensure your business reflects your values and priorities, you can inspire your own children to become successful entrepreneurs themselves. Here are some of the best family-friendly values you can embed into your company culture. 


It’s never been more important for human beings to understand and reduce the impact they’re having on the environment. Younger generations are becoming increasingly aware of the environmental issues plaguing society, and they’re keen to support companies that put the planet first. Prioritizing sustainability in your business is an excellent way to show your loved ones, and your customers how important it is to look after the world we live in. Simple strategies like choosing electric vehicles for your fleet could make a huge difference to your business image. You can even learn about the basics of installing your own charging station and managing electric vehicles with guides and articles online. You can also take additional steps to make your business more sustainable like working with eco-friendly partners or supporting remote working practices. 


Great businesses thrive on strong team dynamics. Often, it’s the companies with the most diverse and inclusive teams that stand out from the competition in today’s world. A commitment to creating a collaborative business environment can help to show your children just how important it is to work as a team with other colleagues and coworkers. What’s more, investing in an environment that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion can lead to numerous other benefits too. With the right team environment, you can cultivate creativity and innovation, create more engaged and happy employees, and reduce turnover. You might even find your collaborative team can resolve problems faster and respond more quickly to changing trends in the industry, giving you an edge over the competition. Encourage bonds between every member of your team, from high-level executives to new starters. 


One of the most important but overlooked transferable skills any business leader should consider implementing in their company today, is empathy. For years, many entrepreneurs spent less time thinking about how their consumers and employees felt, and more time focusing on results. However, in today’s experience-focused economy, empathy is crucial to success. Showing empathy to your customers means they’re more likely to become loyal advocates of your brand, leading to increased opportunities for revenue and growth. At the same time, empathizing with your team members can lead to higher levels of employee engagement, reduced turnover rates, and increased productivity. Showing empathy and training your team members on how they can be more empathetic pays huge dividends. 


Finally, creativity is important to virtually every business in today’s world. It’s how you can ensure you’re constantly innovating and coming up with new, powerful ideas to serve your customers. It’s also how you can ensure team members can find unique ways to solve problems.

Creating a culture of creativity in your workplace means finding ways to ensure every team member feels comfortable sharing their ideas and providing feedback. It’s also helpful to give your employees autonomy when it comes to their work, allowing them to make their own decisions. If you can create an environment where creativity thrives in your company, your business will benefit from more valuable products, more innovative services, and happier employees. 

Embedding the Right Values into Your Business

Building your company around the values above isn’t just a great way to demonstrate important concepts to your children as a parent. These values can also make your company more successful by attracting customers with similar priorities and boosting employee performance.

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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