“We got connected to John at the perfect time. We were in the process of removing ourselves from the day-to-day operations of the business and letting our managers handle the bulk of that responsibility--even moving to a separate office. Needless to say, we needed help in creating systems of accountability and collaboration and were in over our heads.
Thank God that John came along and guided us through an easy-to-use system (EOS) that got us all on the same page and has transformed how we do things. Our managers feel supported and heard, and we feel confident in our abilities to lead them as they lead the company. I would highly recommend Worthy Endeavors for any business that needs help organizing and scaling for growth.”
— Grant Dawson, COO & Integrator Gutter Boys, LLC
“In the beginning, our mission was clear: Survive. But as we grew in success, we grew apart. Work demands continued to escalate, and as business partners, we could not reconcile what happened to the “good ol’ days”. We were financially growing, but relationally dying. We began to resent the business we loved.
Then we met with John.
Fast forward three years…and I still say he functionally saved our company. John gets business, and John gets relationships. His systematic coaching process ensured our leadership came into an agreement over our values, roles, and expectations. Now, with much more peace and enjoyment, we continue to build the business we love.”
— Mark Treas, Co-Founder and CEO TorchPrep
“John both facilitated and led a business process that helped align the four Epipheo founders in designing systems that scaled our startup. With John’s continued assistance and leadership we were able to grow the company from a handful of employees in 2010 to over 75 employees by 2014. John served as consultant, COO and CEO for our company as we grew from $5 million in revenue to over $10 million in revenue which included double digit sales growth for 12 straight quarters. Under John’s leadership Epipheo was named a Best Place to Work in Cincinnati for 4 consecutive years and was awarded the 2014 Growth Award by the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce.”
— Jeremy Pryor, Co-Founder and CEO Epipheo
“As owner/operators we began to find ourselves lacking alignment on key decisions and core principles. Before we knew it, a relational breaking and functional difficulty had crept in. We didn’t know which way was up and found ourselves lacking clarity and direction which ultimately led to 18 months of a less than productive partnership. John came in and really drove us to create clarity in our partnership and our relationship. He challenged us to focus on what we could agree on and the values that we shared. He pushed us to a place of trust and working together instead of against each other. From there we were able to engage our first 12-18 month strategic plan in complete alignment.”
— Rhett Barbour, Co-Founder and CFO/CTO TorchPrep
“We are growing so quickly as a company, and having trouble knowing what our goals should be, how to scale, and who to hire. As a philanthropic company, it is hard to make decisions about how much to pay yourself, and how much to reinvest into the company. One of the best parts for me (of working with John) was the conversations it started with my husband (co-owner). We had never actually verbalized what our financial goals were personally or even as a company. We had no set of values by which to make our business decisions and to make sure they were always in line with what we claim we stand for. It was so important to write the goals/values down and now be able to access them when making important decisions.”
— Emily Carabello, Co-Founder Carabello Coffee