Tag Archives: Leadership

Giving back

It’s been awhile since I posted anything. My wife and I spent a couple of weeks on vacation in Florida so I went off the grid. It’s not a vacation if you spend your time on social media and doing … Continue reading

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More books that have impacted me

In yesterday’s post I listed five books that have most impacted my understanding of leadership and success. Today I will share five more. Jim Collins’ book Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t affected me more … Continue reading

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Books that have most impacted me

All of my life I have been a reader. Living in the country on a farm growing up we didn’t have a lot of books, but our county had a good public library. During the summer Mom would take me … Continue reading

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The difference maker

I just finished reading Andy Andrews’ latest book The Bottom of the Pool: Thinking Beyond Your Boundaries to Achieve Extraordinary Results. If you are not familiar with the name, you should be. He is a popular speaker and consultant for … Continue reading

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Serving people well

Yesterday I had another difficult conversation with a potential client. A family needed to sell the family estate and called to talk to me about having an auction for them. The caller was explaining some of the items they would … Continue reading

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Failing forward

Several years ago leadership expert John Maxwell wrote a book that probably did not get the readers it should have gotten. The book was Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones for Success. I don’t know what his sales have … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just have to persevere

I have an auction Tuesday, June 18. Normally, I send flyers out to persons on my email list about a week before, post a listing and pictures online about two weeks before and send an ad to our local paper … Continue reading

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