ABOUT
GROWABILITY

At Growability™ our mission is to equip business owners and nonprofit leaders with the teaching, training, and tools necessary to cultivate health and accelerate growth. We work with organizations of all sizes, from start-ups to multi-million dollar enterprises.

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THE GROWABILITY MODEL

Using the analogy of growing a tree, the Growability™ Model teaches the 12 fundamentals of growing a business and shows how each fundamental is connected as a complimentary whole.

  1. SEASON – Know your business season
  2. SEED – Focus on your mission
  3. SOIL – Understand your customer
  4. WATER – Maximize your resources
  5. TAPROOT – Write your priorities and goals
  6. TRUNK – Embrace budgeting
  7. ROOTS – Develop community relationships
  8. GARDENER – Listen to mentors
  9. BRANCHES – Know when to prune and grow
  10. LEAVES – Manage efficiently
  11. FRUIT – Measure correctly
  12. BASKET – Market holistically

Our VISION is to see hundreds of thousands of business leaders around the world growing healthy teams and organizations and positively impacting their communities.

Our MISSION is to is to equip business owners and nonprofit leaders with the teaching, training, and tools necessary to cultivate health and accelerate growth.

VALUES

COURAGE

Do the right thing, in the right way.

CHARACTER

Honor God with your actions.

CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT

Always keep learning & never give up.

OUR TEAM

JOSHUA MACLEOD
PRESIDENT & LEAD CONSULTANT

Joshua MacLeod is the founder of the Growability™ training and consultation series. He is an expert in small business management, leadership training, social entrepreneurship, strategic planning, grassroots marketing and social and film media. Joshua is an award-winning photographer and has worked in more than 18 countries globally. Joshua lives in Nashville TN with his wife Sarah and their eight children. Hannah, Rebecca, Caleb, John, Luke, Joshua, Elizabeth and Samuel.

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BERNIE ANDERSON
CONSULTANT

Bernie Anderson is an experienced writer, specializing in clear communication and well-researched, strategic content. He serves clients with thoughtful, effective marketing funnels and clarified, creative messaging. Bernie has spent 30 years in the church and non-profit world – nearly a decade of which was spent living overseas growing leaders and creating curriculum for leadership development. He speaks fluent Mongolian, has a Masters Degree in the Humanities from the University of South Africa, and makes an excellent cup of coffee. Bernie lives in South Carolina with his wife Renee’ and enjoys spending time with his two adult children, Jonathan and Cori.

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REBEKAH CURFMAN
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Rebekah is a Middle-Tennessee native by birth and a world traveler by heart. She calls Nashville home along with her husband, Luke, and beloved dog Piper. With over ten years experience as a photographer and in building systematic workflows, she uses her strengths of being strategic and relationship-oriented to intuitively manage people and to empower teams. The beauty and value of the human journey is fuel for her passions of non-profit global missions, music, and personality science. You may likely bump into her at any delightful little coffee shop or fashion boutique in the growing communities of Nashville, if you enjoy them as much as she does in her spare time.

ANDRIA PEREZ
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Andria Perez is a University of Northwestern St. Paul graduate and Nashville transplant from Wisconsin. She lives with her husband Keith and their dog Angel. She enjoys good coffee, photography, and swing dancing.

KRISTEN MCCANN
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Kristen McCann is the visual lead for all branding and design projects that come through Growability. She graduated in 2015 with a B.F.A. in Graphic Design and a minor in Marketing from Belhaven University. She enjoys visually solving problems and creating art that serves the purpose of helping organizations grow. Kristen also spends her time doing photography, songwriting, singing, and serving as an advocate for Watermelon Ministries and Barefoot Republic Camp.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Growability™ is a proud supporter of Watermelon Ministries, a Christian 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. A portion of all our proceeds is donated to Watermelon Ministries to accomplish their mission: to plant, equip, and grow organizations that use Christian artistry to fight poverty and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.