Monthly Archives: June 2016

Bickers Auction Service LLC

Three years ago I obtained my Indiana auctioneer’s license and after working for several area auctioneers for about a year I began conducting my own auctions. For the past two years I have held several consignment and estate auctions. At … Continue reading

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Removing barriers

Out of all the responsibilities of a leader I am convinced one of the most important things a leader does is to remove whatever barriers exist that keep others from excelling in their work. Too often a team member fails … Continue reading

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Just make a decision

Several years ago the last organization in which I worked was having to make a decision that would reflect a change in the way┬áit had been operating. A small group was assigned to brainstorm some possible ways to make this … Continue reading

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Leadership books I recommend

After serving for the past 35 years in ministry positions and owning a small business I am absolutely convinced of the truth that everything rises and falls on leadership. Good leaders will develop good organizations; great leaders will create great … Continue reading

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Who do you attract to your organization?

One of the things that determine the growth of any organization is the people it attracts. This is true whether the organization is a business, a church, a civic organization, or some other group. One of the major factors that … Continue reading

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Continuous improvement

For years we’ve been taught “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This now needs to be changed to “If it ain’t broke, break it because it will soon be obsolete.” I recently read one person’s estimation that 80 percent … Continue reading

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Develop your Key Result Areas to achieve your goals

In yesterday’s post I commented on the power of goals and briefly shared how I wrote each of my goals. If you have not read that post I encourage you to go back and read it now. As I consider … Continue reading

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