I have been a Co-owner of eight Papa Murphy’s Take-N-Bake Pizza restaurants in the Des Moines area since 2004.
John Maxwell Team coach and trainer since Jan 2017.
Company Mission Statement
We exist to impact our community by providing quality leadership and opportunity to those who wish to strive for personal growth in the service industry and in quality of life.
My passion is to help business leaders and managers, in the blue collar community, find their leadership voice and help them develop skills and confidence to make an impact on their community.
Company Core Values
We believe that everyone should have a great organization to work for, great supervisors to learn from and a great environment to grow.
--Quality leaders are established through quality principles.
--Quality principles promote personal responsibility.
--Responsibility comes from facing the truth about our obligation to each other.
Diane Cooper says “You do not know how anyone feels or is. Everything you see in another is a projection of an aspect of yourself”. This is a great description of The Law of Projection. The Law of Projections says… Read More ›
The Problem I know this may come as a surprise, but believe it or not, some people just don’t like to be told what to do. Some find comfort in following the rules. Others, for whatever reason, find it a… Read More ›
Most of us have heard our parents say “If all your friends jumped off a bridge, does that mean that you would too?” My answer was, “Well if the bridge is narrow and there was a speeding car coming at… Read More ›
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We live in a world that struggles mightily with commitment. We either fear commitment or we over commit ourselves. The value of a commitment has depreciated greatly over the last century. “Most people fail, not because of a lack of desire, but… Read More ›
I grew up never really knowing what professionalism was. I came from a blue collar family that was more about living and acting in the moment according to the culture. We didn’t always consider our actions and how we should… Read More ›
The Shift Leaders Challenge If you are a leader in the service industry, you fully understand how important our Shift Leaders are to our business. Shift Leaders have a very challenging job. They get to do much of the work… Read More ›
The Problem With Blame Over the years I have made a few observations how leaders and managers tend to handle situations that have gone south or are heading that way. When problems arise, for most of us we prefer the… Read More ›
Alright, I am going to say something that some of you are not going to like or agree with. Hear me out. It all ties together. Setting Goals is ineffective. In fact, usually setting goals is a waste of time…. Read More ›
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