We identify, connect, and develop purpose-driven leaders.

Connect and learn with like-hearted leaders.

Small Giants are companies led by purpose-driven leaders who choose greatness over growth and prioritize their people. Inspired by the Small Giants book, the Community exists to connect purpose-driven business leaders and teach the practices that make great, sustainable businesses.

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Leadership Resources

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Attend the Small Giants Community Summit — the conference for purpose-driven leaders.

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Join this one-year leadership training program for emerging purpose-driven leaders.

Stepping Up

How Leaders Are Rising to the Occasion

Throughout the Small Giants Community and beyond, leaders are doing what’s right when it matters most. These are their stories.

What does it mean to be a Small Giant?

Small Giants share six common qualities: purpose, leadership, culture, finance, relationships, and community. These qualities are the foundation for all that we do: driving the resources, conversations, and best practices we share with the Community.


Small Giants have a vision, a powerful mission statement, and core values that can be brought to life.


Small Giants are made up of servant leaders who believe in leading by values.


Small Giants foster a culture of intimacy by putting employees first, caring for them in the totality of their lives.


Small Giants believe in protecting their gross margins without compromising company values.


Small Giants cultivate meaningful relationships with customers, suppliers, and all stakeholders.


Small Giants understand the value of establishing deep roots in their community.

What Leaders are Saying.

Josh Cohen

“I appreciate the vulnerability of all those in the Small Giants community. I’ve met new people I want to stay in touch with and who can help me get better over time. I’ve learned some very specific tactics I can apply in my situation.”

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Lynn Carpenter

“I’ve made new connections with thoughtful and caring leaders. I’m learning how others are approaching ownership, leadership, culture, communication, etc. This group is wildly open and willing to share & help other like-minded succeed. Refreshing and energizing.”

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Camille Nicita

“The Small Giants Community Summit created unique value for me by bringing together like-minded business owners.  Not only did I gain personal connections that I’ve been able to draw upon, but the summit also exposed me to fresh thinking about challenges we all face.”

Camille NicitaGongos, Inc.
Torey Carter-Conneen

The Small Giants Leadership Academy is a much deeper program than a one-off leadership course or seminar.  I’ve been able to share what I have learned with our CEO and board members, including what visioning means and how we can use it to be a lot more forward thinking in terms of where you want the organization to go.”

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