Real estate teams tend to breed competition—but that’s a foreign concept for Champion, since the family-like atmosphere promotes sharing over one-upping. Relaxed leaders encourage individual goals, and then sweep in, adding structure to help achieve them. Because togetherness is a core value, there’s lots of encouragement—and lots of meetings capped with casual Happy Hours.
Every year starts with a slew of January kickoff events that unveil goals and opportunities from market movement. However, these events aren’t all business—annual award banquets, regular cookouts, and weekly Hour of Power sessions let employees mingle, share personal successes, and swap pointers. Though leaders stock the company with resources, they also layer it with fun.