November 20, 2012
Not Just About Us
When we updated our values this year, we felt there were a couple critical business elements missing from this otherwise “how” series of statements. One thing missing was our clients and users! So we added this value to our list:
Not Just About Us: We know we’re successful when our clients are successful and our users are happy.
This may be one of the most straightforward statements of all our values, so this will be a short post. We serve lots of constituencies at Return Path. And we always talk about how we’re a “People First” organization and what that means. I suppose that inherently means we are a “Client Second” organization, though I’m not sure we’d ever come out and say that. We do believe that by being People First, we will ultimately do the best job for our customers.
That said, we aren’t in business just to build a great company or to have an impact on our community. Or even our shareholders. We are also in it for our customers. Whether we are producing a product for mailers, for ESPs, for ISPs, for security companies, for agencies, or for end users, we can’t forget that as an important element of our success every day.