Diana Willis is the co-owner and Chief Motivational Officer of Jason’s Deli of Southwest Florida and in this episode she joins Heather to discuss the 5 core values for Jason’s Deli’s leadership (and the company as a whole):
Offering a Great Place to Work
Out of this World Hospitality
Highest Quality Food
A Healthy, Growing Company
and The Highest Personal Standards
Diana also explains how they “feed” their employees with ideas like Monday Morning Messages, Wellness Wednesdays and Fun Facts Fridays. Simple messaging including in the regular corporate info-stream to help engage and inform their employees at every level. How they have kept their employees engaged over 15 years as the company grows and how Diana pushes those long-term employees to continue growing as she grows as a leader herself.
Heather and Diana also share the successes and secrets of building a business (and a life) with your spouse.
1:13 Managing 300 Plus people
3:38 The Five Values
5:33 Leadership Rituals
9:58 Organizational Evolution
15:26 Community Service
19:01 Building a Business with your Spouse
23:34 Advice for Young Diana