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Owner's Blog

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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Lost That Loving Feeling With Your Job?

Have you fallen out of love with your job? It can be easy to do.  You are not unlike most of us that are overworked and under-vacationed.  It’s easy to get burnt out. But, that doesn’t mean it’s over. Here are five things you can do to help rekindle the passion and fall in love...

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Setting Goals Daniel Boone Style

I am one of the weird ones. I actually enjoy setting annual business goals. I find it adventurous and challenging. For some, the yearly grind of establishing goals is up there with sticking a needle in your eye. I like a quote from the famous pioneer Daniel Boone. He likens setting a goal to establishing...

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Do You Dread Upcoming Employee Reviews?

If your business is like mine, the last few months of the year are always hectic. Along with the holidays, wrapping up year-end projects and planning for the New Year ahead, it’s a time when many leaders also throw in employee reviews. The process of evaluating employees on their performance and development can feel stressful...

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Frightening Times?

It wasn’t that long ago we were in what seemed like one of the most challenging times in recent history, the Great Recession. That time forced all of us to adjust to new business road blocks. It forced companies to adapt and innovate and do more with less in order to be successful or in...

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The Missing Piece for the Retention Puzzle

Praise isn’t something you just do on Sunday; it’s something that we all need every day. You can see it in the eyes of a little girl that is learning to throw a softball and then looks at her dad for approval. You can spot it in the face of a high school student that...

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Back to School Isn’t Just for the Kids

Back to School Isn’t Just for Kids As you read this, school will have been started for about a month for most kids. I know, in our household, school is a big event and its time to get serious about learning. This time of year also seems to bring us all back into routines and...

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The Leader Sets the Tone for Hiring Right

Being a leader can seem by many as a glamorous position. Those that are in a leadership position know that it’s a lot less about glamour, and a lot more about hard work. One of the things leaders tend to neglect as they juggle multiple major projects is to take the time to slow down...

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3 Signs of a Great Leader

Recently the question came up in a conversation with a client. “You know a lot of people, what do you think makes a good leader? We can’t seem to get anyone to lead around here.” This really got me thinking about those that I consider great business leaders. Ironically, shortly after that, on the way...

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Your Company Culture Could Be The Difference Between Success and Failure

Recently the Greenwood Chamber Board Directors went through a process of recasting their mission, vision and values.  Participating in that process had me thinking back to when we did the same thing for my own company a few years ago.  I brought the entire team together and we put some meaningful thought around who we...

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