Author Archives: Greg Niemi

BE YOUR OWN BOSS – LIFE AS AN ENTREPRENEUR

Being a true entrepreneur requires a ton of daily discipline and faith.  And, many would also say a degree of insanity. The “freedom” to be your own boss is so misunderstood.  Yes, there may be no one telling you, or

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THE ANGELS WHO DO MOST ANYTHING FOR ANYONE

We all know those few special people who would do most anything for anyone.  If there is a need, they are at the ones at the front of the line to help out.  The kind that seem to give more

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THE SPIRIT OF KINDNESS & GRATITUDE + GIVING BACK

  My wish for everyone is to enjoy the true spirit of the holidays – the spirit of kindness and gratitude.  To be grateful for all that we have; our friends, our family, the roof over our head, that we’re

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How To Find A Reputable Contractor

As homeowners, we are often faced with the dilemma of how best to find a reputable contractor.  Should I get multiple bids, make sure they are licensed, bonded, insured, trained and certified.  Should I do other background checks?  Years in

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STAY CALM, LET GO, MOVE ON & FORGIVE

The difference between a star performer and a mediocre one is their ability, or the time it takes, to recover.  The faster the better. This is true whether you are an actor, an athlete, a parent, a child, a business

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TAKING CARE OF HEARTS, while taking care of business

  Truth is, whatever our occupation or business is, we ALL impact and change people’s lives. Love your customers and they will love you back.  We do this first by showing care and by loving what we do.  To be passionate

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LEADING THRU CHANGE: How To Deal With Resistance

  It is inevitable we must deal with resistance, whether internally or externally, when leading through change, business transformations or other major initiatives. We have a choice to (i) be overcome by the resistance or (ii) overcome the resistance. Of

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS: Expecting Too Much versus Not Expecting Enough

Accountability fundamentally begins with having goals.  So how do we know when goals are set too high versus too low? This article is to reconcile the conundrum between having too high of expectations versus too unreasonable of expectations. I will

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COMMUNICATING DIRECTION: How Much and How Often?

How often and how much should I communicate the direction of our company? Research shows that Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers alike, all desire confidence that the company has a Vision / Direction for the future and a plan

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FOCUS: What Should I Be Working ON Right Now?

How do I balance my short term demands along with my with long term priorities? The quick answer is to remain focused.  Have clarity on what you should be working ON right now and be okay with saying NOT NOW

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