October 12, 2016

On Nov. 15, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will host the 2016 Art of Achievement Awards at the Flint Institute of Arts.

There’s still time to make a nomination as the window is open through Oct. 21. I hope that everyone who reads this blog post will consider writing a submission. This is an opportunity to nominate an individual or business for great work, great leadership or great community service; and here are four reasons why I believe this is important.

  1. Because they are worth it. There are many businesses and individuals who are doing great work and are deserving of recognition. I’m confident that you know someone who would easily meet the criteria.
  2. Sends a message that your organization values excellence. The nomination is a great way to show nominees that their employer recognizes leadership and outstanding work and so does the community is which they live and work.
  3. Shines a positive light on the community. Collectively, the award recipients bring a bright light to the community highlighting innovation, hard work, leadership and determination that are helping to move the Flint area forward.
  4. It’s simple. The nomination form is available on the Chamber’s website and should take less than 20 minutes to complete.

I urge you to take the time to show a colleague, co-worker or friend that you recognize the excellent manner in which they do their jobs; how they care about their customers or the way they deliver on their organization’s brand promise. You’ll be glad that you did.