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Southwestern Family of Companies
Established in Nashville, Tennessee in 1855, Southwestern Family of Companies is a diversified, international, and employee-owned company. Comprised of companies with a shared mission of building people and helping others, Southwestern Family of Companies provides a large range of products and services, including educational resources for families, insurance, consulting services, sales and leadership coaching, executive search services, real estate, group travel, and more.
We INVEST in building people. We INSPIRE people to achieve their goals in life. We positively IMPACT the world.
Over the past 160+ years, we have stayed true to our mission of building people and serving our communities worldwide by helping people reach their goals in life. Today, we find ourselves in a world focused on building walls instead of bridges. Many people are more focused on fame and fortune than inspiring kindness and filling needs. Some companies create products that harm instead of services that help. Lots of people get distracted by divisiveness rather than committing to unity. Our diverse family of companies has one immensely unifying gravitational force: We exist to help our customers, clients, and team members achieve their goals in life. Our products and services are what people truly need, and they deliver the benefits they promise. Our team members operate based on principles and not from self-centered motives. Southwestern Family of Companies continues to innovate and will continue to grow. This is important because throughout history, small groups of like-minded people have positively impacted the world. We only get one life to make a difference. What we do with our lives matters. We are created to serve, support, and help. 160 years from now, we will have made a difference in the trajectory of the world by choosing to align our vision and values in the service of others and live by the right principles focused on helping people.
Since 1855, Southwestern Family of Companies has invested in purpose-driven people who are inspired to build principle-guided businesses that impact the world.
- Philosophies We Believe
Look at people not as they are, but who they can become.
A service-minded attitude makes a positive difference with others and ourselves.
Before speaking, ask yourself: "Will this help us accomplish our goals as an organization?"
Real success is doing your personal best.
There are two kinds of people in this world: one looks for an excuse, the other find's a way.
Whether you think you can or can't, you are right.
Be appreciative of your opportunities, and happy for the successes of others.
It's amazing what you can accomplish when you are not concerned with who gets credit.
It's not important to be right. It is important to be for what is right.
Act with integrity by doing what you say you will do.
Successful people form the habit of doing the things unsuccessful people aren't willing to do.
Leadership is action, not position.
Show respect for authority and for your leaders, and those that follow you will show respect for you.