In today’s episode of Agency Intelligence, host Jason Cass interviews Grant Botma, Founder of Culture Course and Stewardship, as well as the number 1 best-selling author of The Problem Isn’t Their Paycheck. Grant Botma discusses how he evolved from growing up in a household with parents that struggled with alcoholism, to growing his company Stewardship into an INC 5000 company, the blueprints to creating a successful company culture, and the importance of planning your ideal week.
- Jason Cass introduces guest Grant Botma and discusses AI Brainshare that is taking place on October 25-28th 2020 in Puerto Rico.
- Is Grant Botma an Android or an iPhone user?
- What is the last app that Grant has downloaded?
- What does Grant attribute to his success, skill or luck?
- Does Grant love to win or hate to lose?
- Grant grew up on a dairy farm in Arizona.
- How did Grant get to where he is now?
- What pushed Grant towards positivity, being helpful, and Christianity?
- Grant talks about his childhood and that of his siblings.
- Who are the people that Grant has in his office?
- Grant puts a priority on helping his employees become more positive people.
- What are the core values that he wanted Stewardship to represent?
- How does company culture unfold at Stewardship?
- Character traits of your team and your company drive their action.
- Stewardship is growing towards the possibility of becoming an INC 500 company.
- 9 out of 10 employees don’t give their best at work.
- Planning his ideal week has been a game-changer for Grant.
3 Key Points:
- Sometimes your biggest formative moments are when you are going through adversity and you might not even know it.
- Stewardship’s core values are to love people through finances, love, and wisdom. Their character traits include humility, transparency, education, and innovation.
- Winning company cultures provide more than money. They offer freedom, affirmation and a sense of purpose to unify their team.
- “I have the highest producers in the country and they work for me, and it is unbelievably amazing. I get to be on this mission of trying to love people through finances, trying to make a positive impact on our community.” – Grant Botma
- “If the people who work here aren’t becoming better people, better spouses, better parents, better members of their society, then what is the point? I want their job here to make an amazing positive impact on their life.” – Grant Botma
- “Our brand handbook talks about yes, the colors, the font, and the logo. But it tells a story about how that logo came together. It tells a story about why we use that particular font and everything points to our unified purpose.” – Grant Botma