Don’t wear your raincoat in the shower.

The next Mini-Maxim in the series… 3. Don’t wear your raincoat in the shower. During the Great Missouri Snow Storm in January of 1982, I had the privilege of going to the Ozarks with my father-in-law Roy to visit my brother-in-law Craig and his friend Sid.  They had rented a two-room hunting cabin with a wood burning stoveContinue reading “Don’t wear your raincoat in the shower.”

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7 Levels of Organizational Change

There are 7 levels of change for an organization.  Leaders must focus on one common element –  the art of thinking.  Being able to think, react to changes and to use past experiences throughout these levels are keys to making change success. Effectiveness – Doing  the right things Efficiency – Doing things right Improving – Doing the right things better CuttingContinue reading “7 Levels of Organizational Change”

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Don’t come up to the net behind nothing.

This is the second mini-maxim in the series that just might help drive home a point to anyone… and everyone… even maybe you. 2. Don’t come up to the net behind nothing. One night after finishing inventory for the Food and Beverage department, the group of managers decided to get a bite to eat. OnContinue reading “Don’t come up to the net behind nothing.”

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If you can’t change the facts, try changing your attitude.

Throughout the years, I’ve collected a few thoughts that for some strange reason, have stuck in my mind permanently. Thoughts or concepts that feel like they release energy make problem-solving easier and allow for shortcuts to solutions. They are not original and won’t make mountains move, but each of them have helped to make myContinue reading “If you can’t change the facts, try changing your attitude.”

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