Would It Be Helpful If We Defined Another Value?
So, you’re back to check out another Red Branch value? Grit, curiosity, naked ambition, accountability, get things done and credit just weren’t enough for you? Well, thankfully for you we’d love to be HELPFUL and define for you yet another company value.
We practice helpfulness with open communication, balance and flexibility. Discover our individual definitions of our 7th value here:
“Everyone is helpful here! If someone is busy on a specific project or with a specific client, you have a team of great people behind you ready to jump in any way that they can.”
“Helpfulness is huge here. Each and everyone one of us is willing to share knowledge and answer any question. It is one of my favorite things about our culture.”
“One of our strongest values at Red Branch Media is our Midwestern ethic of being helpful. If a client needs help, we respond in a blink of an eye with a thoroughly researched solution. If a brancher is struggling, our team comes together to help them out. No matter the case, we view our clients and our fellow branchers as family and helping out is simply second nature for us.”
“The culture we’ve cultivated here at Red Branch Media makes everyone feel certain they will not have to go into a project alone because you know there will be at least one Brancher, if not 10, to lend a helping hand.”
“Our company was built on the foundation of helping others. Helpfulness comes in many forms at the branch. Whether it’s checking in before you leave to see if your team needs anything, tag teaming an audit, or offering them a piece of chocolate on a bad day, Red Branch employees are always there to lend a helping hand and shoulder.”
“In order to help our clients, we must be able to help each other. Our office built upon our team-driven approach to success. Helpfulness is the most basic and most necessary trait in a communal atmosphere like ours. It ensures that we provide the best service for our clients and even ourselves.”
“Being helpful is predicated on the idea of usefulness. Each person at Red Branch plays a role on the final product, but each also has a set of strengths they provide to impact the end result. Helping one another ensures everyone’s strengths are being utilized to offer an outstanding service.”
“Our branch is running at top speeds and it wouldn’t be possible without lending a helpful hand to your teammates. It’s so reassuring to know that you have a team to help back you up so you don’t fall behind. This comes with communicating and letting your team know when you need help. It’s not a sign of weakness to need a little help, it shows your team that you trust them and their skills to take something off your plate and do it successfully.”
“Helpfulness is making sure your team is A-OK, including clients and anyone else that has a hand in creating the masterpiece projects you bring together. It’s about being a team player, a captain, an employee, a reliable friend and a hard-working-ass b*tch so your whole thing gets did and your team can relax, stress-free.”
“At Red Branch, helpfulness = quality assurance. It may take some newcomers some time to adjust to our way of ensuring that nothing falls through the cracks. Our pods keep an eye on all outgoing deliverables to make certain everything is of the highest quality for our clients. It’s this style of helpfulness that pushes each us to grow for ourselves, our team and our clients!”
“Sometimes in life asking for help can be intimidating, but not at Red Branch! We constantly communicate, offering feedback and guidance to help each other deliver the best product possible to our clients.”
“The Branch is an all-for-one and one-for-all kind of company. From an extra eye on a last-minute project to taking a burden of a task off of your plate, we have each other’s backs when the going gets tough. That, my friends, is why the Branchers are a pretty damn cool family.”
“‘Ohana means family. Family means nobody is left behind.’ The Red Branch fam embodies helping one another so no one gets left behind. Constant communication and support combine to create a vibrant, positive and successful workforce.”
“There’s always something you can do even when it’s a light day in the office. Being helpful is making sure your teammates have everything they need to be successful. Ask around and see what you can do for somebody else.”
“When I think of helpfulness, I’m reminded of an Anne Frank quote — “No one has ever become poor by giving.” By helping one another out, we become rich and knowledge and work relationships which ultimately benefit us in the future. At RBM, we don’t feel put out by helping someone out, we feel inspired to better the team.”
“Being helpful at the Branch means making sure your department never feels overwhelmed and always knows they can lean on you in order to accomplish a deadline or create something wonderful. When asked to help out try phrasing your response with something like “I’d love to help” that way your team knows they can reach out to you in the future and it’s not a bother.”
“I work better in low-context cultures — say what you mean. This defines what’s happening and I know what you want. I communicate in the same way to make sure we’re all on the same page. This allows us to understand each others’ needs, to have the work-life balance, and to be flexible when we’re helping others when they need it. We give and we receive.”
“I’m always amazed at this team’s willingness to step up and help others, often without having to be asked first. They take initiative, back each other up, and trust that when they do need help all they have to do is ask. There is always someone that will be there to give assistance, whether it’s making time for additional training, taking a few minutes to explain a complicated task, or clarifying why we do something we do, they make time for each other and work together to meet deadlines and reach our goals.”
“Helpfulness is never saying no when a coworker asks you for help. It’s keeping a good balance between helping each other and having others help you. It’s about getting out of your comfort zone and doing what you can to offer a helping hand.”
“Helpfulness is the act of doing useful things for others. At Red Branch, everyone is helpful with tasks that others cannot complete on their own, don’t have time to do or it’s just something to take a load off of their plate and make their day easier. With the helpfulness of every Brancher, we are able to achieve more as a team.”
“Helpfulness to me is being ready, any time of the day to help my team members on projects or tasks, no matter the size. If there’s ever something I need help on, I know that my team is always there with a helping hand.”
“Being the office newbie, I’m especially thankful for RBM’s culture of helpfulness. Everyone here is ready and willing to lend a helping hand when any Brancher is in need. This has been so comforting while I’ve transitioned to my new job here.”
Helpfulness is just one of Red Branch’s core values. Interested in seeing the other core values? Check them out here.
This article originally published on the Red Branch Media Blog by the Branchers.