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Establishing Our Core Values

Our management team has started a book club—reading selected books that will help us make Fourlane more successful. I’m proud to say that we not only read the books, but we take action from the ideas in them as well.

We recently met to define the core values for our company. The idea came from our most recent book club find, Verne Harnish’s Mastering the Rockefeller Habits. Harnish argues that core values create a strong cultural foundation, leading to superior performance, higher employee retention and a better aligned organization. So I thought, let’s do this.

Fourlane has grown a lot in the past two years. We’ve spent time and energy getting the right people in place to meet our business goals. The next step is defining core values that will guide our decisions and ensure consistency throughout the organization.

My next few posts will share our core values.

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About Marjorie Adams

Our head QuickBooks trainer and guru, Marjorie Adams, is Founder and CEO of Fourlane, Inc., an award-winning consulting firm and Intuit’s #1 QuickBooks Reseller Partner. Fourlane’s team of experts offers several QuickBooks oriented services including consulting, training, programming, integration, and more. Over the years, Fourlane has helped over 10,000 customers across many different industries with their QuickBooks accounting software. Marjorie Adams is considered one of the top QuickBooks trainers in the country. She was listed on CPA Practice Advisor’s 40 Under 40 in 2014 & 2015, and has been recognized as Intuitive Accountant’s 2015 QuickBooks Desktop ProAdvisor of the Year. Marjorie sits on Intuit’s VIP Program, is a frequent contributor to Inuit Accountants News Central, and has developed Intuit’s QuickBooks Enterprise Certification training. She has also been published in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, BusinessWeek, American Express Open, the Huffington Post, and Inc. Magazine.

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