As we prepare to go on our 35th Marco sales incentive trip with our quota achievers next week, I recall my first trip and how much has changed since then. What started as a small group of about 15 of us has grown to over 115 this year. It…Read More
Leadership Blog: A High Performance Culture
How do you post a profit despite severe economic challenges?
What's your secret to superior customer satisfaction?
How do you create a leadership culture?
Those are just a few of the questions I am often asked as CEO of Marco. They are the impetus for this blog. By no means do I have all the answers, but I hope by sharing my experiences, you can gain some insight and some practices that you can apply in your own organization. I'm certain I will be learning along the way as well, so I'll keep sharing what I learn.
Jeff Gau, CEO
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Three decades ago, Barry Opatz came to work for Marco with his first order of business: Develop a new logo to reflect our brand. At that time, office furniture and supplies were the biggest drivers of our business and we aspired to be a…Read More
I recently returned from the Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. It’s a trip I look forward to every year. What started as an opportunity for me to connect with a co-worker on our passion for classic cars has become…Read More
I’ve had the privilege to work alongside a team of really great leaders at Marco. We’ve had a successful run because of the attributes that each brings to the team. They have taught me a lot about leadership. So in my upcoming…Read More
Job openings hit an all-time high in the United States last year and 2017 is predicted to be the best job market in years – especially for experienced workers. Millions of jobs reportedly went unfilled in America last year.…Read More