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BE YOUR OWN BOSS – LIFE AS AN ENTREPRENEUR

By Greg Niemi . February 21, 2018

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 SPIRIT OF KINDNESS & GRATITUDE + GIVING BACK

By Greg Niemi . December 13, 2016

  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

By Greg Niemi . November 1, 2016

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

By Greg Niemi . April 6, 2016

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

By Greg Niemi . February 9, 2016

  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

By Greg Niemi . November 22, 2015

  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

By Greg Niemi . November 11, 2015

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?

By Greg Niemi . November 6, 2015

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?

By Greg Niemi . October 22, 2015

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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20+ Leadership Best Practices In 4 Workshops

By Greg Niemi . October 9, 2015

A friendly reminder that my Leadership Transformation Workshop series launches this Wednesday, October 14th. During this 4 part workshop series I deliver well over twenty proven Leadership Best Practices. There are a few spots remaining and I would recommend getting yours now.


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