What I do for Labor On Demand (LOD) has no dollar value, but the impact that I can make on someone’s life is priceless. I will keep my word, and I will do my best to make a positive impact on people. These are some of the core value’s Lucinda has instilled onto the LOD team. As a MBA graduate, I know you should stick to 4 Core Values, these may change, but during my time at LOD I have not seen these main values change but improve. I believe that LOD upholds:
Faith: The owners of LOD have a strong faith in Christ. They are highly involved in their church community. They give praise and thanks to God for all the blessings that they have received. Spirituality and beliefs can be different to every person. It can be God, Christ, Jesus, Karma, Higher Power, or a belief in something that is greater than yourself that provides a positive outcome or source of energy. It is what guides the individual to greatness that is the true source of strength. Seeing that there is a power greater than yourself is what makes a lasting impact and a legacy for those around you.
Family: LOD treats everyone that they meet just like family. Though there are a lot of internal staff that are related, that does not mean they look at anyone they meet any differently. Lucinda greets everyone with a hug and a kiss on the cheek. She always goes out of her way to make people feel special, and she is gracious with an open heart. She cries when she sees someone she knows is hurting and will go out of her way to help anyone that is in need. She loves and shows great empathy to everyone around her. From an early age, her family had to take care of each other, and I think this is instilled onto our team and the business heritage at LOD.
Integrity: Say what you mean and mean what you say. Lucinda will uphold her promises. She still honors that through conversations, handshakes, or a hug. This is an occurrence that has been disseminated in our current day office atmosphere. Being the person that I am, I have become highly protective over Lucinda’s words and promises to clients. I get hurt when I feel like she gets taken advantage of. Do not get me wrong. She is petite, but her fierceness and determination are nothing you want to get in the way of. Once she knows you have taken advantage of her generosity, she comes after you with her wrath (though still genuine), and she will tell you how she feels. She has a true Christian soul, because even though angry, she never lashes out in hate; she is comfortable confronting an oath that has been broken. Lucinda treats everyone this way. Lucinda’s word and work ethic are admired and respected by everyone in the company.
Service: Lucinda give’s her heart out on a regular basis. She has so much modesty that it is hard for her to admit the generosity that she has given to non-profits and charity. She feels like she does not want to brag, but I tell her that people need to know how giving her heart is. So, I will do the bragging for her. Not that I need to, but because she is such an awesome individual. I just feel people need to know how truly incredible she is. Lucinda is one of the most caring, giving and loving individuals I have ever met. She treats me like family, this has given me the instincts to protect and support her with my knowledge and experience. She is amazing, and everything I have ever prayed and asked for as an employee. I am blessed to work, be guided, and be considered family by Lucinda.