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Purpose Over Profit: Why having a clear mission statement is crucial to creating a thriving StartUp

Thursday, November 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm • Organized By STL Startup Week
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Does your StartUp or organization have a mission statement? If not, you're in trouble. Research and data suggest that companies who inspire their employees with a compelling mission and purpose outperform their competition - and it's not even close. In this session, Ben Weaver from Bigger Story will teach you why having a clear purpose and mission is crucial to growing a thriving StartUp. You'll learn how to create a mission statement that inspires your team, attracts top talent, and leads to better performance and profits. Parking: Lindenwood University Downtown has parking validation. Enter the 9th street garage off Olive and have your parking validated inside before you leave.
Ben Weaver
STL Startup Week
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