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Eliminating the Barriers to Change

How do you convince your workers to go along with a change? Employees are typically resistant to change because they have grown comfortable to doing things a certain way. It’s hard for them to see the benefits in fixing what doesn’t seem broken. But that doesn’t mean it has to turn into a battle every time you change something. In fact,... >Full Story

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Compliance and Radar Detectors: A Lesson in the Dark

Compliance is now a no-option legislated requirement. The risks associated with non-compliance are so enormous, the penalties so severe, that only an alien could imagine ignoring these rules.  With the potential expansion of Sarbanes-Oxley and ever more stringent AML protocols, everyone in the industry has scrutiny on the brain. The intention...... >Read More



Leadership, Opportunity, Integrity and Cancer

Profile on: Herb Buller: Co-founder of Midland Concrete Product, Kitchen Craft of Canada and Norcraft Canada. Today is a day of celebration for Erna and me. Exactly ten years ago today we were in the Winnipeg Clinic at the ophthalmologist. I had just been subjected to a bunch of tests on my left eye. After looking into my eye with his various...... >Read More



From Making Money to Giving it Away

Profile on: Bobby Dobson, Tax Lawyer Born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina - a town named by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the 30 best cities for small business in America - Bobby Dobson seemed destined for business success. Sure enough, he eventually rose to the top of his game as a tax lawyer. But Bobby’s achievements came at... >Read More



In Search of an Abundant Life

Profile on: Norm Miller, Chairman, Interstate Battery System of America, Inc. 200,000 Dealers Nationwide “College! Hell, I just hope I can keep him out of jail and get him out of high school!” Not exactly a prophecy for success, but those were the words uttered by Norm Miller’s mother when Norm, owner of Interstate Batteries, was in...... >Read More



Facing Fast Growth and Strong Competition

Profile on: Mike and Brian McCoy, co-owner of McCoy’s Building Supplies During the early part of their careers, Mike and Brian McCoy, owners of McCoy’s Building Supplies, applied a simple formula for success: hard work followed by more hard work. This, along with an innovative approach to selling building supplies, allowed the Galveston-based...... >Read More



Letting Go Leads to Success

Profile: Jim Blankemeyer, Chairman of the Metokote  Corporation It’s no secret that starting your own company can be tough, sucking up all of your time, energy and attention and causing you to neglect other things, such as family and friends. That’s exactly what happened to Jim Blankemeyer, Chairman of the Metokote Corporation. Thankfully,...... >Read More



Practicing Law in a way that Serves Others

Profile on: Ed and Dorothy Sisam, Partners in their own law firm specializing in employment law. Their goal is to practice law in a way that is ethical, a way that serves others rather than perpetrating the vindictiveness that is often typical of the legal process. Not many people would consider becoming a lawyer in order to fight one. At... >Read More


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