106. Empowering Employees: Unveiling the Profit Share Plan

July 23, 2023 00:42:24
106. Empowering Employees: Unveiling the Profit Share Plan
The Culture of Leadership
106. Empowering Employees: Unveiling the Profit Share Plan

Jul 23 2023 | 00:42:24


Hosted By

Brendan Rogers

Show Notes

In this episode, Brendan speaks with Rob Buffington, seasoned consultant and entrepreneur, and CEO of Gordian Staffing. Gordian Staffing provides small and medium businesses with affordable, high-quality, remote team members for open positions. 

Rob discusses his innovative business model that combines profit sharing and philanthropy. Early on, Rob had aspirations to be a pastor, but transitioned into a successful business leader, integrating his values of balance, fairness, and transparency into his company operations. The conversation delves into his experience with setting up an employee profit sharing model, managing potential drawbacks, maintaining transparency, and setting eligibility criteria. Buffington also shares his passion for philanthropy and his vision of self-sustaining charities, demonstrating how his philanthropic work has positively influenced his business. The discussion provides valuable insights for leaders looking to incentivize their employees and create a positive impact through their business practices.

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Discussion Points

  1. Confident leaders believe in stewardship
  2. Confident leaders balance generosity and prudence
  3. Confident leaders foster a sense of ownership and teamwork
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