Blog Posts in 2015

3 LEADERSHIP LESSONS MY HORSE TAUGHT ME.

When I was a teenager I spent my summers working at several horse farms, mucking out stalls, turning horses out to pasture and painting fences. One of the farms I worked at was a Quarter Horse racing ...
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DESIGN YOUR LIFE - WORK, PLAY, CARE

Over the past ten years I have spent a lot of time on the road, traveling for business to trade shows, conferences, regional meetings, speaking engagements and training sessions. My daughter’s ...
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I LOVE YOUR STORY!

I recently attended CAPS2015, a conference for professional speakers where I had the opportunity to meet all kinds of incredibly interesting people. As all in attendance were speakers by profession ...
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IF IT IS TO BE, IT IS UP TO ME.

Get out there and make your vision a reality. Don’t wait for somebody else to do it for you, because that may never happen. Stop asking what you can get and start asking what you can give, how you can ...
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THREE TIPS TO HELP YOU FOCUS!

We all know the importance of staying focused on the important things but if you are like me you could sure use a reminder every once in a while. We live in an age of distractions and can easily find ...
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GREAT EMPLOYEES ARE HARD TO FIND

“Great employees are hard to find until you become a great employer and then they find you.” When you focus on being the best place to work in your industry, top talent will want to be on your team. ...
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TRYING TO BALANCE FAMILY AND BUSINESS?

Here are a few pointers that have helped us… If you run a “family” business become a “business” family Set a compelling vision and share it often with your family. Make sure each family member knows ...
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WHAT'S YOUR MORNING RRRRRRROUTINE?

My morning RRRRRRRoutine Rise (5 am) Reflect (give thanks) Read (educational and edifying) Refuel (good breakfast) Ride or Run (1hr) Rinse and Refresh. Ready to Rock and Repeat! How do you start your ...
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REMEMBER TO TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF!

We get so busy taking care of everything and everyone, we can forget to take care of numero uno! Don’t make that mistake! Schedule time on your calendar and funds in your budget to take care of you. ...
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SIX STEPS TO HELP TURN YOUR COMPANY INTO A BRAND.

Over the past ten years I have had the privilege of helping my 9 brothers turn our small landscaping business into a well-known, well-respected, multi-million dollar brand. Along the way I have also ...
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