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  • How a Vision Can Change Your Organization | Aileron

How a Vision Can Change Your Organization

2024-01-31T12:22:13-05:00Leadership, Strategy|

As Aileron’s community spends time and energy in January doing the meaningful work of vision-setting, it’s the perfect time to revisit your organizational vision and ensure it is providing the direction your organization and team need. When done well, a vision can have a monumental impact on the organization, its people, and the bottom line. Here’s how. A [ Read More ]

  • Help Us Find Our Next Team Member - Receptionist | Aileron

Help Us Find Our Next Team Member

2024-02-20T15:14:51-05:00Aileron News|

This position has been filled. For our current job openings, please visit aileron.org/careers.  Aileron is thrilled to add a new position to our team! We’re seeking a Receptionist to work 15 to 40 hours per week at Aileron’s Campus in Tipp City, Ohio on a repeating, consistent weekly schedule during Aileron’s business hours of Monday – Friday, 7:15 a.m. to [ Read More ]

  • How Clay Mathile's Founder’s Intent still guides Aileron today — and what we can all learn from it | Aileron

How Clay Mathile’s Founder’s Intent still guides Aileron today — and what we can all learn from it

2024-02-23T11:13:53-05:00Aileron News, Founder's Day, Leadership|

Clay Mathile was a champion of the power of a well-constructed vision. He saw a clearly articulated, documented vision as a key resource that would guide an organization toward an intentional future — so it may come as no surprise that he equipped Aileron with an incredibly thorough, detailed vision that defined his hope for Aileron’s future. His [ Read More ]

  • Founder’s Day: A Call to Learn, Do and Give | Aileron

Founder’s Day: A Call to Learn, Do and Give

2023-12-28T15:17:16-05:00Aileron News, Founder's Day, Leadership|

Our founder, Clay Mathile, embodied a philosophy that resonated beyond Aileron. His mindset of "learning, doing, giving" was a blueprint for building a meaningful life, thriving organization, and impactful community. “I believe everyone should spend a third of their life learning, a third [doing], and a third giving it away.” – Clay Mathile He believed that the greatest [ Read More ]

  • What is Founder’s Day? | Aileron

What is Founder’s Day?

2023-12-27T10:25:49-05:00Aileron News, Culture, Founder's Day, Leadership|

We're thrilled to announce our inaugural Founder's Day — a special time to honor the visionary leadership of our founder, Clay Mathile, and his enduring dream for Aileron. Each Janurary, we will intentionally use this time for our community — business owners, leaders, and advocates – to come together and collectively advance Clay's vision for Aileron. Founder's Day [ Read More ]

  • Leading a High Performing Board: How to Harness The Power of Your Board | Aileron

Leading a High Performing Board: How to Harness The Power of Your Board

2024-02-23T11:14:40-05:00Business Structure, Leadership, Organizational Performance|

As a business owner, you make several investments in your company—like property, resources for operations, and employee training. Have you also considered an outside board as one the most crucial investments? Oftentimes, establishing and leading a board falls further down the entrepreneur’s never-ending list of priorities. Yet it’s one of the most significant investments you can make for [ Read More ]

  • CCPP and The Iams Way | Aileron

Remembering our Founder: CCPP and The Iams Way

2023-10-20T13:52:08-04:00Aileron News, Leadership|

Clay Mathile’s leadership of The Iams Company might best be described in four letters: CCPP. It represented four main ingredients for Iams’ success: customer, culture, product, and people. More than a slogan or internal shorthand, CCPP was a holistic belief system that guided everything from daily operations to big-picture decisions. Iams employees—more aptly considered Iams family members—embraced this [ Read More ]

  • Remembering our Founder: Clay Mathile’s Reading List | Aileron

Remembering our Founder: Clay Mathile’s Reading List

2023-10-25T08:48:56-04:00Aileron News, Leadership|

Aileron’s founder, Clay Mathile, was a lifelong and voracious learner who had a strong appetite for growth; often times, he turned to reading as the pathway to that growth. Clay was known to seek out books that challenged him and enabled his own continuous self-improvement, often looking to learn from accomplished leaders and entrepreneurs who had documented their [ Read More ]

  • Designed for Business Owners and Teams: The Why Behind our Campus | Aileron

Designed for Business Owners and Teams: The Why Behind our Campus

2023-09-12T10:41:39-04:00Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance|

When you’re a business owner, you devote every day to developing and overseeing your company. In the day to day, you lead your business through challenges, projects, and problems—but how often do you have the chance to step away from working in the business so you can think about and work on the business instead? Aileron’s Campus [ Read More ]

  • Activating Professional Management: Unlock your Team’s Potential | Aileron

Activating Professional Management: Unlock your Team’s Potential

2023-09-12T10:41:54-04:00Business Structure, Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development, Strategy|

As a business owner, you understand that running a business is a team sport and your team is your most valuable asset. Your team members are the people who turn your vision into a reality and help you grow your business. As you work to install professional management in your organization, Activating Professional Management can help you onboard [ Read More ]

  • Cheeseman Trucking | Aileron

Focusing on what Matters: How Cheeseman Trucking built a business — and a team — that thrives

2023-07-25T14:32:37-04:00Community, Leadership, People Development, Strategy|

Your Content Goes HereSome of the greatest challenges a business owner faces can also feel like the loneliest — setting the direction for the business, navigating changes in the external environment, and preparing to leave the business to the next generation of leadership are emotionally, mentally daunting tasks. Which is why Aileron exists — to equip business owners and leaders [ Read More ]

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