19 01, 2018

What to Do When a Valuable Employee Gives Notice

By | 2018-01-19T09:51:25+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Human Resources|

It happens. It disrupts our businesses. We're dismayed by it. It comes at us unexpectedly. It breaks our hearts. But it happens. And it will continue to happen — more often than it used to. Because there's no such thing as the gold watch anymore. Companies seldom promise a lifetime career, and younger recruits don’t [...]

18 01, 2018

10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Weightlifting Program  

By | 2018-01-18T09:10:15+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Wellness|

Being a gym rat for the last 35 years, I’m always looking for ways to improve my weightlifting program and my performance. Like many people I’ve tried anything that would help me build quality muscle within reason. My goal is to build and retain muscle, not strength, so most of the information here is based [...]

17 01, 2018

Stop Setting Your Team Up to Fail: The Multitasking Myth

By | 2018-01-17T09:49:16+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Leadership Values|

If you assign your team multiple simultaneous tasks, you may be setting them up for failure. Attempting to complete multiple tasks at one time reduces the speed of completing each task while raising the chance for mistakes. As long as your team is asked to multitask, they will be less efficient than they could be. [...]

10 01, 2018

We Have a Winner!

By | 2018-01-10T10:46:47+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Giving Back|

We have a winner, actually, we have two. The response to our Win-A-Wrap sweepstakes was amazing. There were so many deserving organizations it was impossible to choose just one winner – so we picked two, and even that was difficult! We want to thank everyone who entered. We enjoyed reading your stories and appreciate that [...]

8 01, 2018

Avoid These Vehicle Wrap Problems – Hire a Professional

By | 2018-01-08T10:26:16+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

Here’s the bottom line. If you want to avoid vehicle wrap problems – hire a pro. Sure, an amateur can probably install a decal, but even then if best practices aren’t adhered to it can fail. However, a wrap or partial wrap is a different animal. Unlike a flat decal, a wrap is three dimensional, [...]

5 01, 2018

Today’s Tractor-trailer Cockpit Looks More Like a Starship than a Truck 

By | 2017-12-30T06:44:53+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Trucking & Logistics|

Have you seen a recent tractor-trailer cockpit? If you’re like me and it’s been a few years, you might be surprised. Modern tractor-trailers do a lot more than deliver goods; they promote safety, are ergonomically designed, and proactively support safety, maintenance, and repair. The modern truck driver does a lot more than turn the wheel [...]

4 01, 2018

How to Add Action to Your Next Presentation

By | 2018-01-04T07:56:50+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Leadership Values|

Recently I spent an hour sharing some of my thoughts on leadership with a diverse group of business and community leaders. The group included CEO’s, senior VP’s, educators, law enforcement, and others. At the beginning of my presentaion, I explained I was going to use a shotgun approach and shoot multiple ideas at them from [...]