What we care about: Lifecycle Building Center

What we care about: Lifecycle Building Center

You hear us talking about Mission, Vision and Values a lot at CSR. – it is a key part of us eating our own cooking.  Within our core values, we have one that is delicate in nature: caring.  I say ‘delicate’ because it seems hard to quantify and measure. However,...
Mission Statements: Your “Focus Insurance”

Mission Statements: Your “Focus Insurance”

Happy New Year! A while back, we discussed the 3 reasons why your company will fail without a mission statement.  Though all true and essential, it was a little scary and sought to grab your attention by using the ‘f’ word. Now let’s talk about this important issue...
“Yes, but what do you do…?”

“Yes, but what do you do…?”

I have been schooled of late on the best practices of social media. “Keep it fun.” “Keep it light.” “Make it about establishing your voice and having a watercooler chat.” “Don’t go too business-y or you’ll lose ‘em.” I get it; I hate reading boring blogs and posts...
The end-of-year downshift

The end-of-year downshift

It’s December and a lot of folks are starting to downshift… While many of you (okay, maybe just the guys on my rugby team) will be doing something like this later this month, others like to use the coming weeks as a chance to stop and think. Even if this is one of the...
Caring: Not just a soft and squishy word

Caring: Not just a soft and squishy word

Continuing with our theme of examining CSR’s core values, we come to Caring.  I sometimes wonder if there is a more appropriate/less eye-rolling term, but it is actually spot on and accurate for our purposes.  Allow me to explain. We care. We care, not like your Mom...