The year is almost over and it’s gone by quickly… Chances are your month is really busy – closing the year, trying to get the last bit of business in, and perhaps clients trying to spend some of their budgets…making sure you year ends with a profit $$$ But if you Neglect these few things […]
I had the honor of speaking the West VA. F.E.W. conference this past weekend on building profitable businesses…a couple of points worth reviewing: 1. Brand – memorable is the key word here! I see companies depending on best pricing, certifications, status with vendor partners, and just thinking their people are great. The truth is, every […]
Enjoy your Christmas holidays! Some of my favorites include: 1. Family time 2. Our annual Christmas party here at the house 3. Attending Handel’s Messiah – which I did earlier this month 4. Watching my little ones open presents 5. Working in my wood shop – making gifts such as wood-turned bowls, cutting boards, etc. […]
Character and teamwork are critical in almost every aspect of life…this past weekend in the Shining Rock Wilderness Area was a great test all around, and a lot of fun! We started our trip at Big East Fork, west of Asheville NC with loaded packs and an excited team of young entrepreneurs. This is most […]
Despite a multitude of information on success, time management, and customer satisfaction; performance goes down the drain when life is out of balance. Issues with marriage, kids, finances, and health quickly consume us when the balance of work and home is out of balance. Four issues I’ve identified above, mainly: Health Marriage Children Finances are […]
Most weeks I am attending a sales conference, partner summit, or training event for high-tech sales people…this week I am with 300 fathers working on establishing a successful home – today is day two. A couple of key points from last night’s kick off. First, if you are a father (or a mother), you can’t […]
In case you didn’t get my electronic Christmas card this year here it is. Enjoy your holidays and enjoy time with your family!
There’s no better way to build the team than to experience the great outdoors together…so on December 3rd, I set out with 5 of my children (and one friend) to take on the Blue Ridge Mountains. You can do that in December when you live in the south, with reasonable certainty that it won’t snow. […]