I get to attend a number of company awards-type dinners, some better than others. However, attending the Amazon Growing Business Awards this week reminded me they all have one thing in common – they are a great demonstration of what can be achieved by passionate, diligent people working as a close-knit team. All the winners, and many of the shortlisted companies, had teams of ten or more in attendance and it was very clear they were thrilled to be there, with each other, celebrating the success and recognition their hard work deserved.
Whatever the sector, whatever the geography, success will come from harnessing the power of good people working hard as a team.
Hunter Ruthven, editor of Real Business, said the quality of shortlisted companies goes to show how much entrepreneurial talent there is in the UK. “It was fantastic to see the coming together of businesses both young and old, from a variety of different sectors and geographies, all celebrating the outstanding achievements of some really hard-working teams. Running a business, especially one that is successful and growing, is no easy feat. It requires dedication, passion and a slight perversion to risk" The Amazon Growing Business Awards 2016, supported by the CBI, saw at least one winning or highly commended business come from every region of Britain.