Monthly Archives: November 2019

What Keeps You Awake At Night?

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Do you ever have trouble sleeping because certain issues in your business are keeping you up at night? Have you ever thought about getting up in the middle of the night to get it all done, because so much is landing on your plate? It’s not uncommon for entrepreneurs and business owners to spend time …

Poach or Be Poached?

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A recurring question that you face—and one that I am asked occasionally—is it okay to poach employees? And/or what should I do when someone is poaching my employees? First off, when someone offers one of your better employees $10k more and they leave, either they were unhappy with you, or you were underpaying them, or …

Self Awareness is the Silver Bullet to Professional Growth

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A few weeks back I gave a lecture to a packed room at the Green Industry Expo in Louisville on the topic of “Benchmarking for Profit”. The audience learned my seven key performance indicators that you must benchmark (measure and manage) in order to improve your company’s performance. Some of the benchmarks were as expected, …