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One company is a new take on mutual team building workshop -- may have been forced into by your company this offers programs that can help make a difference.
Joining me now for this week's small business big ideas as -- Hensley co-founder and CEO well couple Odyssey -- thanks for being with -- -- So you've managed to put some I think it's 111000.
Cans helping amputees in 44 countries just this year.
And you get business is focused on that as a way to teach him things about team building tell us.
Absolutely about twenty years ago we started as a training company with a dream of people actually applying the knowledge at the end.
And so we started creating programs that were revolutionary we bridge our passion for philanthropy with our passion for training and learning and this helping hands as one of our latest in a lot of projects we created the life cycles by building program about ten years ago and this is our newest offering and it's -- When employees sit there in the first pitch -- -- what to do.
You -- you're there to help them learn about better team building or -- you tell that -- there to help amputees well we first start with talking about collaboration leadership.
Concepts you know whatever that sort of initiative of the day it's for the company.
And then when we blend those that training content with the experiential component of philanthropy.
It drives the why of the work I mean companies become more more disconnected between the purpose of their work and the nuts and bolts of how to get things done.
And the latest trend right now as people have brand new things they've got to learn new behaviors -- got to learn new tools.
I mean -- a whole new landscape right now business wise and so the Philanthropic component of the hand.
Nobody's ever built a prosthetic hand before -- and you know what the parts are called and after you know an -- of them putting that together they recognize the connection between.
All the parts and pieces of their business.
The deep end user and the personal touch that they get -- hits it it seems like you offer businesses a -- for the first thing that they learn about team building a consensus building inside their orbit on organization.
But the second thing is.
Do you think that you workers today especially younger workers have a need to have some extra social agenda that they're serving through their work instead of just make -- more widgets absolutely I mean.
People want to know that their company is in it for the right reasons and when they don't feel like there's a sustainable sort of learning environment.
That they're not actually benefiting people out there in the real world and it's built on smoke and mirrors and realigning people -- -- the purpose of the work the Y.
Is part of the extension of this helping hands I mean there's millions of hands out -- and companies.
-- are either building walls are building bridges and we actually build a hand to represented the hand.
That they're extending to their customer and to each other as they build their future.
Right and that gives us some big company names or small company names that you've advised on this ones I'm sure you've heard of Microsoft.
Bits and then sad you know Pepsi you know -- you name shall lots of folks who -- to spend all of the world.
So you're doing a good work for the same time they give us some savvy business advice nicely done.
Yeah yeah analysts -- in LA hour -- -- sir thanks Carol.
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