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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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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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Make It Ugly First

Recently, I saw a “Make It Ugly First” sign in the background of a zoom call, and I loved it. This phrase is the essence of things that I have spoken about before, which I’ve referred to as progress...

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Ramp Up Your Humanity

Culture or Performance? Both!! Don’t dumb down your performance expectations. Ramp up your humanity! This is a great philosophy that I'd never heard put this way. When you create a healthy work environment, employees will perform better, and the company will grow. A...

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How to Have Difficult Conversations

This week, I’m looking back at one of my favorite blogs from this year. The topic of having difficult conversations generated a lot of positive discussions around Service Express. I understand these conversations can be uncomfortable, but they can help your people...

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Benefits of Balance 

As I discussed in a previous blog, “Be Intentional When Taking Time Off” it’s essential to prioritize time off – whether you feel like you can or should, but especially if you feel like you can't. Work-life balance is not only beneficial...

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Leadership Tips for Growing Organizations

We’ve touched on an array of topics this year, but we are going to spend this month reiterating a few of my favorites. These topics include leadership, culture and growth.  When you’re a part of a growing organization here are 3 tips I want you to be thinking about:  ...

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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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