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Taking the First Steps

Taking the First Steps

When taking the first steps, it is important to fail often, fail fast and fail forward. Join me and Peter Ruppert, the author of Limitless and CEO at Fusion Education Group, as we sit down and talk about taking the first steps. 

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Finding a Champion

Finding a Champion

 Sometimes, we need others to lean on to achieve our goals. This week, Peter Ruppert and I share our thoughts about the importance of finding mentors and those who will push you to achieve your goals.

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Conquering Budget Season

It’s the fourth quarter, which for many of us means it’s budget season. Everyone loves budget time, right? Probably not. Here are two things I like to remind my executive team, finance team, and leaders as we go through our budgets:  All...

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The Difference Between Moving Fast & Rushing

I saw a quote on Twitter by James Clear, stating, “there’s a difference between moving fast and rushing.” He’s the author of Atomic Habits, a book that many people from Service Express highly recommend. If you haven’t read it, make...

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The Value of Reference Checks

Let’s talk about the value of using reference checks when hiring. This step is often undervalued or skipped because we assume we’ll only hear good things about the candidate. That sounds logical -- someone wouldn’t list a reference who wouldn’t vouch for them....

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Grow With Elite Podcast

This week, I sat down with Brett Gilliland on the Elite Entrepreneurs podcast to talk about the importance of hiring the right people and how it can increase company growth.

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Stubbornness is Not Persistence

I saw a tweet stating, “Stubbornness is not persistence,” which rang true to my mindset around this topic. The tweet went on to explain that a stubborn person ignores overwhelming evidence out of fear of being wrong which is a huge red flag. On the other hand, a...

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Hold On Loosely, But Don’t Let Go

Hold on loosely, but don’t let go. If you’re a fan of 80s music, you know that these lyrics to a song by 38 Special. I recently heard these lyrics, and it got me thinking about delegating at a growing organization like Service Express. Learning how to delegate is a...

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 You Can Win & Have Balance

Can you win and have balance in your life? I think you can. Recently, I downloaded an audiobook called Winning by Tim Grover. Tim Grover is a former trainer for Michael Jordan, who some would say was the greatest basketball player of...

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About Me

I am the President & CEO of Service Express, a National Best & Brightest Company to Work For. Service Express has averaged double digit growth every year since 2001.

We attribute our success to a unique corporate culture that we call The Service Express Way. I am a member of the Young President Organization and sit on the Board of the Spectrum Health Foundation.

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