While the world has moved at different speeds and with varying success in adapting to the post Covid-19 world, Enshored has successfully moved to a work from home model for nearly all operations.
The president of the Republic of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, ordered a “Manila lockdown” starting March 16, 2020, which meant that the City was one of the first in a country without high numbers of confirmed cases to go under community quarantine. That event led the Enshored management to quickly move forward with its rapidly evolved work from home plan. These plans have come under more strain as Duterte has extended and tightened the lockdowns to include the whole island of Luzon where Manila is.
CEO Ian Jackson mentioned Cindy Zaremalekabadi via email sent to all employees recently as one of the new heroes of the day who made extraordinary efforts to support the team on how the company was adapting to the WFH situation.
“Cindy Zaremalekabadi, our TC for Paddle, did such a great job with getting the Paddle team primed for WFH, including self-directing the logistics”, Ian Jackson shared.
On March 13, 2020, PST Enshored’s CEO, Ian Jackson mentioned and commended via email sent to all employees the whole IT department’s energy, decision making, commitment, and skills that are really becoming obvious to all the members of the management team as they have solved related challenges about transitioning Enshored to work from home scenario.
“They are making things happen that need to happen and finding solutions where others would have given up. Our IT team is being prepped for long hours, all kinds of new challenges, and we will all remember their efforts long after,” Ian Jackson shared.
Ian Jackson is the CEO of Enshored (www.enshored.com). Enshored is an outsourcing firm purpose-built to solve the challenges related to scaling disruptive, high growth businesses, delivering proven results by employing our unique agile operating framework and the most highly skilled associates in the industry
Ian’s role at Enshored sees him drive client acquisition efforts as well as providing direction and oversight to Enshored’s operational leadership.
Inc. magazine today revealed that Enshored is No. 56 on its inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: California list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing California-based private companies. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the California economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.
Following the money? Make your first stop California. Home to some of the most prominent U.S. venture capital firms, California attracts 47 percent of venture dollars, according to Pitchbook. But that’s just part of the story. To gauge the dynamics powering the state’s hottest private companies, Inc. crunched their numbers between 2016 and 2018. Here’s a look what’s driving California’s fast-growth businesses: What they do, where they do it, and how they contribute to the state’s economy in the process.
Inc.‘s first annual ranking of America’s top businesses in California is here. The fastest-growing private companies–representing cities from San Diego to Sacramento–saw their combined total revenues climb 168 percent to a collective $5.5 billion between 2016 and 2018. Their 2018 revenue ranged from $1 million to $393 million. And they are also job creators, adding 26,000 to California payrolls.
Ian first graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1993 with a Sociology degree and no clear idea of what to do. Falling by chance into a job as a librarian and general assistant for a small financial publication, Ian became fascinated with finance, markets, and companies, sparking the drive and desire for self-improvement that saw him start a rapid growth upwards through the business side of a raft of Fintech companies.
When a company is just starting out, having everyone in one office can have a lot of advantages. That energy is hard to replicate! But there are some disadvantages, and those become apparent as a business grows.
When businesses are growing rapidly, the focus is generally on revenue and getting more of it, and not necessarily on how you deliver that product or service. This can create large inefficiencies in the daily processes that your team is working on. In particular, growing a business can be like reinventing the wheel as there is no time to go outside and work out how others solve this problem.