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

Collaboration

Entrepreneurship can often feel like a lonely game with long days and nights plowing ahead on a solo mission. There is no money to hire someone and no time to get out. Growth is slow and getting your name out is a struggle. Stories of startups that explode giving the owner the opportunity to hire, … Continue reading Collaboration

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

The Correct Growth

In the January/February 2018 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine here is an article “Landing on the Wrong Shelves.” The article talks about the growing pains that can come along with business. When they mentioned the “right growth” it really struck a cord with me. There is often a sentiment in business that you must always be … Continue reading The Correct Growth

Personality Test: Step 1

At Moceri Construction, http://www.mocericonstruction.com, we are currently going through the process of going from a single owner to a six-headed monster where there are multiple owners. More on that in future blogs but in this process, we have decided to bring in some outside consultation for planning. They have recommended we all take personality tests … Continue reading Personality Test: Step 1