The Most Valuable Player
When I was in school, I decided I wanted to be an officer in the band. There were several different positions on the officer board, but I had my sights set on a particular job. I wanted to be a Section Leader. Then came announcement day, the list of officers was posted, and as I walked up, I saw my name on the list – But not as a section leader. I was selected to be a manager.
A Manager! What was I going to do? I had worked toward and planned on being a section leader. I didn’t know the first thing about being a manager. I quickly walked up to our teacher and told him all the reasons that I was unqualified for the position. He then said something that has stayed with me to this very day – “The most valuable player on any team is the player who is willing to learn.”
That year, I learned everything I could about being a manager. But more importantly, I learned the importance of challenging myself, stepping outside my comfort zone, and that it’s okay to fail. But more than anything, I learned the importance of buckling down to understand new concepts. These lessons have been incredibly influential in my personal development, as well as my career.
At Alleon Group, we help our customers become their own Most Valuable Players. We understand how daunting the path to optimization might seem, which is why we make it our business to help others when they take that first step. We provide perspectives, strategies, and data that help optimize and advance our clients’ business processes. We also spend the time to learn about their business, and not just from one vantage point, but one that considers all critical drivers of success. And, we stay with our clients along the journey to ensure the tactics we deploy are measurable and sustainable for the long-term.
Alleon Group has a passion for helping companies succeed in Business Process Optimization, but we know at the heart of any transformation are the people. Let us help you be the Most Valuable Player.