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 [...]

3 01, 2018

Have You Become a Toxic Boss Without Knowing it?

By | 2018-01-03T07:23:36+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Leadership Values|

I was asked to assess and help a production manager of a B2C (Business to Consumer) manufacturer who was experiencing high employee turnover.  As I observed the manager, I was puzzled. She was a good manager and leader. She led by example and not only by following procedures, but how she approached her work. When [...]

2 01, 2018

Words to Avoid on Business Social Media Accounts

By | 2017-12-30T06:14:30+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Social Media & Networking|

Before anyone gets their panties (don’t use panties – its sexist), in an uproar, this post is for social media marketers. It’s not about anyone’s personal social media accounts. On your private networks say what you want, if I or others don’t like it, we’ll unfollow you. However, it’s different on an organization’s social networks, [...]