The concept of making an impact has been a part of DITEK’s DNA since the start. You could say it’s in mine too. When my father, Robert McIntyre, founded DITEK over 30 years ago, he did so with a commitment to three guiding principles. First, treat each employee with respect. Second, only build the highest quality products. Third, never stop giving to your local community. As the now CEO of DITEK and a woman in small business, it is my privilege and mission to uphold these principals because I’ve witnessed first-hand the profound effects they can have.
Many small businesses wrongly believe that because they are small, they are unable to make an impact. Sometimes small businesses can be intimidated by the capabilities of large corporations with deeper pockets. But comparison is the thief of joy, and it is my personal belief that small businesses are actually in a better position to make a direct impact on their employees, industries, and communities.
Here is how other small businesses can use DITEK’s three guiding principals to make a BIG impact: