Character in Leadership! Why It Matters?

Character in Leadership! Why It Matters?

By Mike French When I was growing up in the 1950’s (yeah, that was a long time ago), I loved to watch cowboy movies featuring heroes like Roy Rogers, Hopalong Cassidy, the Lone Ranger, and of course, anything with the great John Wayne. There were the good guys and the...
Winning the War for Workers

Winning the War for Workers

How to recruit and retain in a candidate-driven market. By Phillip M. Perry Businesses should also take steps to improve their images on Glassdoor.com – the website prospects use to assess prospective employers. Any negative reviews can highlight needed systemic or...
Are You an Innovator or Follower?

Are You an Innovator or Follower?

By Liz Thompson When it comes to innovation, the biggest return on investment can be the learnings and the mindset shift, not just the financial gains. Everyone likes to consider themselves innovators, or at least believe that innovation is happening in their domain....
Habits for Success – The Quality of Time

Habits for Success – The Quality of Time

By Ron Sturgeon Forming good habits for success takes learning from mistakes and putting in place practices that work. You likely know my story, that I started with nothing and didn’t go to college, so I know you can achieve maximum success, regardless of your...
Apologies 101: Make Things Right

Apologies 101: Make Things Right

By John Baldoni You know you made the right decision. And the decision was well made. The problem is the results were not. So now you’re on the hot seat and people are clamoring for your head. What do you do? Apologize! Steps to Take Every good apology has three...
Best Foot Forward Faster

Best Foot Forward Faster

The ARA Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program was the missing piece that brought in R&J Pickup Truck Parts as ARA members. Then, attending the ARA Convention in 2021 confirmed they made the right decision. By Maura Keller For more than four years, the ARA Peer-to-Peer...