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How to Get Your Staff to Buy into Your Company Vision | Blake Maske 004

How do you get your staff members to buy into your vision? Blake Maske gives us a glimpse of their relentless company culture and how he instills giving, kindness, and motivation within his own staff.

“We have a relentless work effort right now because our entire company, from top to bottom, can see the vision and can see what we’re doing.” – Blake Maske

Entrenching with the Staff

How to Get Your Staff to Buy into Your Company Vision | Blake Maske 004Blake currently works at Redline Steel as the Plant Operations Officer. He was once a Combat Medic and Instructor at the Alabama Army National Guard. His army and entrepreneurship experiences laid the foundation of his leadership.

“A good Medic takes good care of his soldiers. To do that, you need to know everything about them.” – advice from Blake Maske as a Senior Medic

He found his dream job at Redline Steel where he manages over 30 staff members. He takes pride in being a great leader and in being a part of their staff.

Of Leadership Sacrifices

Blake saw the company’s potential when he signed up with them. Six months later, he found himself in a leadership position. He took accountability of his work and also made sacrifices, running multiple shifts when needed.

“I didn’t want to just see problems, just make them known, and not fix them.” – Blake Maske

If you didn’t get the chance to listen to my interview with his colleague Colin Wayne, Redline Steel manufactures customized steel. They use fiber-grade lasers to cut through 16 plates of steel and create custom designs for almost everything.

Drivers of Company Success

Jaime Jay Redline SteelTheir work takes many hours a week. Motivation, according to Blake, could only get one as far down the road. The key drivers are discipline and consistency.

Failures are part of the journey. They have failed many times over but they haven’t been scared of failing. They learn from them no matter how big or small it is.

Download and listen to How to Get Your Staff to Buy into Your Company Vision to learn ways of uniting with your team for success. Remember to let Blake know you heard about him on Culture Eats Strategy with Jaime Jay!

Connect through the links below:

Website – Redline Steel

Instagram @blakeredlinesteel

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6 Comments

  1. CM on October 26, 2018 at 8:00 pm

    Awesome Podcast! Great advice!

    • culture on October 29, 2018 at 6:31 pm

      Thank you! Blake and Colin are amazing!

  2. Linda Schultz on October 28, 2018 at 7:17 pm

    Great advice. Love redline steel. Great company

    • culture on October 29, 2018 at 6:31 pm

      Thank you for your comment. I love Redline Steel too! Awesome organization with an incredible staff for sure! Love their culture!

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  4. 18 Quotes from Amazing Leaders about Company Culture on February 15, 2019 at 12:08 am

    […] Blake is the Plant Operations Manager at an innovative and fast-growing home decor manufacturing company now called Redline Decor. From their humble beginnings, he and his team have moved to their newly built 110,000 square foot facility with state of the art equipment. […]

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