Everything is Negotiable and One Thing That’s Not

Only four days until Christmas and I’m just finishing up my shopping. I like to buy experiences, rather than material items, for people so negotiation is always part of my Christmas shopping strategy. Smart people, not Scrooges, negotiate at Christmas and every other time of the year. Everything is negotiable. Booking a vacation to the … More Everything is Negotiable and One Thing That’s Not

Are Private Offices and Closed Door Policies Making a Comeback?

Over the past year, one of my companies, BlackRock Construction, has been building a new Hergenrother Enterprises headquarters. We are in the home stretch and last week I gave a tour of our new office building to my team. Dry wall is up. Windows are going in. And painting starts in just a couple of … More Are Private Offices and Closed Door Policies Making a Comeback?

Guest Blogger Jay Mitiguy: What Does Lifestyle Design Mean to You?

For those that have read and buy into Tim Ferriss’ book The 4 Hour Work Week, that may mean literally working 4 hours or less per week, traveling the world, sitting on a beach, and checking items off your bucket list. For others, maybe it means that they still work 40+ hours per week, but … More Guest Blogger Jay Mitiguy: What Does Lifestyle Design Mean to You?