Express Employment Professionals – South Indianapolis, IN | 201 S. Emerson Ave. Suite 110 Greenwood, IN 46143

Owner's Blog

Are You Unlocking the Potential of Others?

  I have been studying and utilizing Ken Blanchard’s Situational Leadership for about 8 years now.  It has been a game changer in the way that I have developed as a leader and how I have looked to help others develop. As I have wrote in the past, I believe that everyone has greatness embedded...

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Motivating People Isn’t Working?

Motivation means different things to different people. It also varies in so many ways.  It’s a funny thing too. Ever wonder why some days you jump out of bed ready to conquer the world and other days you would rather sleep till someone drags you out of bed?  Yeah – even the most motivated people...

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Don’t Do Annual Reviews!

Don’t Do Annual Reviews: Let me explain why. Before being an owner of Express, I dreaded being on the receiving end of reviews. Every year was a different boss, different process and most years – subjectivity. There were years when my performance was excellent, but the review didn’t share that or years when it seemed...

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Young to Old – Appreciate What Each Brings to Today’s Workplace

In a recent talk with a group of about 25 small business owners, it became pretty obvious that one of the issues with hiring and retaining workers today is the lack of understanding of the various generations in the workplace. They were struggling to understand and manage the various generational values and it was affecting...

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Do You Hire Attitude?

If you are a golfer, you have heard the expression – “drive for show, putt for dough.” If you are not a golfer, let me explain. A great drive gets you much closer to the hole. But, everyone ends up a few feet from the hole at some point and if you can’t hit the...

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Don’t Be Afraid To Be BOLD!

I recently decided to expand and add a new location.  This was a big decision for me, my family and my team.  I was almost as scared to do this as I was when I made the decision to open the business to start with. When I started my business, I knew that I wanted...

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Smarter or Harder- Yes!

This past month, I am not sure I could have put my mind to task any more than I have.  We decided to expand and open a new location. Our current office has been successful, it should be easy to open another one and do the same thing, right?  It’s easy to forget how hard...

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Looking to Hire Recent Grads – Make Sure You’re Educated

Yup, it’s that time of year. Graduation time!!  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, nearly 3.4 million students will graduate high school this year and more than 1.8 million bachelor degrees will be earned. With that many recent graduates entering the workplace, we should all seek to understand what motivates this younger generation. ...

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Play With the Cards You Have and Maximize Results

Out of necessity over the last few years, the mentality of “do more with less” has become a way of life for most businesses. Even as things have improved in the last year, most businesses are still just trying to survive. With constantly changing government regulations, a jittery market that bounces around on a whim...

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Is Your Business Being Vilified?

There are times as a business owner I get aggravated at folks that are critical of businesses that strive to be successful.  Ideas like capitalism, profits, wealth, and entrepreneurship once inspired and garnered praise, but now they are increasingly being considered dirty words. It’s like most things, a few bad eggs give good reason for...

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