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Casting a Vision

Casting a Vision

This week, I'm sitting down with a close friend of mine, Peter Ruppert, the author of Limitless and CEO at Fusion Education Group. Join us as we talk about dreaming big, casting a vision for the future and setting personal, professional and financial goals.

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Measuring Culture

Measuring Culture

How do we measure our culture’s success at Service Express? We do this by tracking our scorecards, ROIs and having one on one check-ins with leaders. Doing this helps us understand each person’s responsibilities in clear terms. 

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Find the Critical Voice

Who do you go to when you want tough and critical feedback? In the book 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell, there is a chapter about seeking input and feedback from the “Claude” or influencer on your team. In the book, John talks about his experience...

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Leaders Look to Solve Problems

“I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy to way to do it” -Bill Gates  I hear this quote often, and the idea of it rings true. When I look to solve problems at Service Express, I search for those who are dedicated to...

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Customers Compare

When looking at customer service, it’s no longer you against your competition. It’s you against every customer service experience they’ve ever had. I saw a tweet from Shep Hyken that said, “Customers don’t compare you only to your direct competition anymore. Customers...

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How to Scale Culture

What’s one way to scale culture at your organization? Hire servant leaders.   I recently saw a tweet by Mark Crowley that said, “UCSD researcher Pamela Smith says people who are self-centered, & who have more self-centered values, only tend to become more selfish...

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How to Have Difficult Conversations

Are difficult conversations the easiest? No. Are they fun? No. Do you lose sleep at night before having them? Sometimes, yes. Why are they the best? They propel discussions forward. I believe that great leaders and teams don’t avoid difficult conversations. That’s why...

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Measuring Culture

How do we measure our culture’s success at Service Express? We do this by tracking our scorecards, ROIs and having one on one check-ins with leaders. Doing this helps us understand each person’s responsibilities in clear terms. 

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Passion for People

When you surround yourself with people who are passionate about helping others, it’s easy to rely on each other. This week, we’re talking about our passion for people and how it helps us build lasting relationships. 

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Acquisitions and Culture Fit

At Service Express, we always want to make the right choices for our people. When it comes to making acquisitions, we work hard to find companies with similar cultures and work environments so we can give their employees and customers a great experience right from the...

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Making Hard Decisions

Making tough decisions to preserve workplace culture are never easy. This week, Joe Terry and I talk about what it’s like to address a bad culture fit and our process for making difficult decisions. 

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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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