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    Market Readiness: Preparing for What’s Next

    How are you preparing for a recovery? What is your market readiness? For some, it may feel too soon to ask those questions. But I’d rather be ready. So, we have a team dedicated to market readiness that has been in place for the past month. Shortly after the orders to close nones…

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    COVID-19: This is Really Hard Work

    It seems like about every 10 years a major, business-shaking event takes place that challenges us as leaders. So, when talk of a global pandemic started emerging a few weeks ago, I encouraged our leaders to settle in and get ready for what may feel like a reset.

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    Tribute to a Leader Worth Following: Todd Erne

    Over the years, I have written about leaders worth following. The leader that I’m writing about today we lost suddenly (and far too soon). I think the best way to honor Todd Erne is to continue his legacy of leadership.  

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    There’s a Right Way to Complain

    We have all had those moments when we were disappointed with a product or service. So, we typically reach out to share our feelings and seek some sort of resolution. What happens next matters. How do you handle it?

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    Cultivating More High Performers

    In every organization there are three types of performers: low, medium and high. Obviously, as leaders, we naturally want more high performers than low or even medium.

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    Delivering Difficult Messages

    When was the last time you had to share a difficult message? As a leader, it may not have been that long ago. Even if you lead the best team or high-performing organization, there will be times when you have to “talk” about the tough stuff.

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    How We Welcome New Employees Matters

    Every month, I get to personally welcome a group of new employees and see their enthusiasm as they embark on their career here at Marco. Each time I am reminded of their expectations and our role as leaders to keep building on that momentum.

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    What Makes a Good Corporate Citizen?

    The Marco team finished 2019 by coming together to ring the bell to raise awareness and donations to support the Salvation Army – a charity that touches all the communities we serve. It stacked up to 180 hours of employee volunteering. It has become a tradition here at Marco that…

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    A Well-Run Organization

    I remember when I first bought my 1969 Mustang in 2010. It was delivered on a trailer and needed some serious restoration. I imagined it could be brought back to its original glory and once again be a beautiful classic car. I spent the time and money to restore it and make it sol…

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    A Fresh Look at Strategic Planning

    It is that time of year when we’re closing out the year and looking forward to 2020. We set goals to advance our organizations, initiatives to achieve them and budgets to support them. How’s your strategic plan looking for 2020 – and beyond?

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