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The millennial work martyr

The millennial work martyr

Last week, our Founder and President at Solutions 21, Buddy Hobart, passed along an article to me. This has become a customary practice, especially when it comes to articles pertaining to Millennials. As a proud, card-carrying member of the Millennial generation,...

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Development or distraction?

Development or distraction?

Last month I boarded a flight to the East Coast with my family. As we (myself, my wife, and our three children (4-year-old girl and twin 15-month-old boys)) stepped onto the plane and began progressing through the aisle to our seats, I noticed the looks we were...

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Communicating across cultures. Part 2

Communicating across cultures. Part 2

In the first part of this conversation, we talked about the first two Levels of Engagement when expanding business opportunities globally. Level One is basic common courtesy. Knowing what works in the culture in which you are working is critical. Level Two consists of...

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Which one will you choose?

Which one will you choose?

I was in town for a wedding over the weekend and I had a chance to catch up with some people I hadn’t seen in quite some time. I chatted with old friends from high school, was introduced to their significant others, and even had the chance to meet some of their...

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Old dog, new tech

Old dog, new tech

Albert is the most recent addition to the Solutions 21 team and he’s a genius. I’m impressed by the way he can nimbly surf the virtual universe for the right combination of productivity tools that simplify work life and keep everyone rowing together. It’s great to...

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One-on-Ones

One-on-Ones

Excerpted from Gen Y Now: How Generation Y Changes Your Workplace and Why It Requires a New Leadership Style Tom Grealish, President of Henderson Brothers, Inc., is focused on building a company recognized for excellence throughout the insurance industry. He believes...

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Are you ready?

Are you ready?

I often reflect on the lessons I learned from playing quarterback. One of my greatest takeaways is the importance of preparation. The game of football is filled with unpredictable circumstances that are often out of one’s control. Being able to recognize and perform...

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Hard

Hard

Nearly four years ago, my wife and I got married. It has been the best four years of my life, though not without its trials (pro tip: don't try to renovate until at least your third year of marriage). We have stayed committed to each other through challenging times...

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Lessons on the links

Lessons on the links

I played some golf with a few buddies of mine a couple weeks ago. The day started like any other day of golf. We met for breakfast at my club and caught up on trivial matters. Almost immediately we started discussing how businesses are continuing to miss the point...

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