Weekly Business Idea

July 28, 2017 – Is Your Culture Important?

Main Idea: When growing up did you play well with others?  Were you able to play with someone else in the 3×3 sandbox?  Do people work together well at your business?  Have you ever walked into your business and people were fighting with each other?  Or worse, what happens when there is a silent sabotage [...]

March 23, 2012 – May the Best Team Win

Main Idea: Do you normally start thinking about all you have to do on the way to work?  Do you worry about not getting your work done?  Would you think I am nuts if I wanted you to add one more thing to your to do list? Expansion of the Idea: March is a great [...]

November 4, 2011 – Encouragement

Main Idea: How did you feel the last time that someone said that you look nice, or that you did a good job, or that they have your back?  What happens when someone tells you that if you need anything, please give them a call?  Does that impact your day?  What impact does that have [...]

February 24, 2011 – Failure to Communicate

Main Idea “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate” Quote from Cool Hand Luke Expansion of Idea It has been years since I last watched “Cool Hand Luke”. Paul Newman is continually bucking the prison system and losing. When I thought about communication as a topic this quote popped into my head. The [...]

December 17, 2010 – Synergy – Can We Work Together

Main Idea Have you ever been part of a smoothly run team or organization? Have you run across businesses that say one thing and do another? Have you seen situations where the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing and tells customers the exact opposite? Expansion of Idea I just hired a [...]

September 9, 2010 Team Spirit

Main Idea What do you think of when you hear team spirit? Does the old Saturday Night Live skit come to mind? Do you care about the team or do you care about you? What is more important, you winning or your team winning? Expansion of Idea One of my core principles is that the [...]

July 22, 2010 Friendship

Main Idea What is the impression when someone walks into your office? Is it closer to a circus where everyone is having fun or a morgue? Do people like working with each other? Do they trust each other to do their jobs and respect them for that? Expansion of Idea One of the all time [...]

July 15, 2010 Loyalty

Main Idea Are the days gone where people work for one employer for life? Is this good or bad? Will Albert Pujols retire as a Cardinal or will he make a larger fortune going to the Cubs? Expansion of Idea In the last week if you turn on the news, it is hard to get [...]

July 8, 2010 Cooperation

Main Idea Do you like to build puzzles? Have you ever put together a puzzle with someone who took a piece and saved it without you knowing it so he could put in the last piece? Have you ever thought that this job would be easy if I did not have to deal with coworkers, [...]

March 17, 2010 TNT – Talent and Teamwork

Main Idea Have you filled out your NCAA bracket? Can anyone really guess how the games will play out? Who do you think will win it all? Expansion of Idea This week of the year is one of my favorite times of the year. (If it weren’t for tax season, it would be perfect.) The [...]

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