The Successful Interview

  Today a young man walked into my office filled out an application to be a laborer/carpenter assistant and asked if there was someone around he could talk to. I happened to be available, so I interviewed him on the spot. It was a good interview, more of a discussion than an interrogation with a … Continue reading The Successful Interview

Personality Test: Step 2

It has been a few weeks since I posted step one of my Personality Test process and I have made some ground. After some discussion and research, we decided on the DISC test, I also found a great book on using paperclips to figure out personality traits, but I will save that for another post. … Continue reading Personality Test: Step 2

Character: Super Bowl Edition

With the Super Bowl tomorrow there is a lot of talk about this dynasty that the Patriots have built and been able to sustain for over a decade. Their success can really only be compared to likes of John Wooden’s UCLA teams and Bill Russell’s NBA career. To a lesser degree Michael Jordan’s Bulls and … Continue reading Character: Super Bowl Edition

Holding on to Team Members

Your business is nothing without the people that make up your team and it is important to know that. Many business owners give themselves way too much credit. The people you hire not only are the ones producing and managing daily operations but they are directly representing you. Their actions reflect on you whether you … Continue reading Holding on to Team Members