Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Business Journal and Other Publications Q1 2016 Business Journal - Page 4

Our Missions & Our Goals B y working to achieve the mission and goals set forth by the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, it is our role to sustain the regional economic health that is critical to the success of our Business Partners. Recognizing the health of the Cheyenne area’s economy is integrally tied to the quality of life and welfare of our community. Our 2016 Strategic Plan will be implemented aggressively and enthusiastically on behalf of our Chamber Partners and community. Who is the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce? The purpose of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce is to make the greater Cheyenne area a more prosperous and quality community by being the voice of business, by advocating and promoting the Cheyenne area as a regional business center, and by serving as a leader for community and economic growth. Today, the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization focused on advocating for economic engines with a consulting firm in Washington, D.C. through the Wyoming Wranglers and with local intiatives organized by the Action and Advocacy Committee. By focusing on these economic engines, the positive impact spans beyond more than just our region, directly impacting the State of Wyoming’s economy as a whole. Cheyenne is the Capitol of our State and the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce takes that responsiblity seriously. We lead the way by creating a healthy business climate and are the composers of furthering economic development. We are comprised of businesses, we represent businesses, and we prioritize businesses. We are your biggest advocates. To accomplish our mission, we will focus our Program of Work to achieve the following goals: • Build and fortify partnerships to further business success • Advance and fully administrate efforts that create a better business climate • Grow Chamber resources necessary to achieve our goals YOU ARE. The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce has been promoting and protecting business in the greater Cheyenne area since 1906. Chambers of Commerce are the longest lasting advocacy organizations in the world who have a strong influence on economic development and true community prosperity. |||||| Organizational Health = AN ADVANTAGE New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, identified the pioneering difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they know and how smart they are, and more to do with the health of their business. In his book, “The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business,” Lencioni brings together his vast experience and many of the themes cultivated in his other best-selling books and delivers a first: a cohesive and comprehensive exploration of the unique advantage organizational health provides. Focusing on organizational health is a controlled element directly influenced by business operators and owners regardless of external factors. 4 | Quarter 1 M 2016