Teaching Financials at Spring Kickoff

Spring kick-off is a time to renew team spirit and ready your staff for the upcoming year, as well as recognize employees for past accomplishments. Recognition can encompass highlighting a positive safety record, employee longevity at your firm (5, 10, 15, 20 yr....

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Raising the Bar with a Hired Gun

To improve your company's performance, sometimes you need to bring in a hired gun, someone who has a strong track record of performance, a clear vision for improvement, and a commanding personality. The argument can be made that leaders are best grown from within the...

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Leaders Edge Peer Group in Shreveport, LA

Leaders Edge Peer Group in Shreveport, LA

Michael Prokopchak, ASLA, Gerry Bower, and Chris Cotoia representing our Leaders Edge peer group in warm Shreveport, LA. Thanks to Scott Willmes for hosting, and Michael Kukol for being MVP, and Jon DeLisle, Dave Leff, Joe Markell CLP, VCH and Brian Edwards for...

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Developing New Leaders

Last week I was surrounded by 75 leaders for training: foremen, supervisors and owners. The group came from all over, some from the deep-south, others from the great white Canadian north. It was an eye-opening experience. Turning B's into A's. At this event, I...

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Profit Sharing-Is it right for you?

Sharing in profits is an owner’s prerogative. If you consider doing it, then do it for the right reasons. Here are 3 reasons to do it, and 2 reasons it backfires. IMPROMPTU:  If you want to give thanks to your employees or leadership team at year-end, you can use an...

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