Herg Life

It’s Time to Unleash Joy

Over the past week or so, I’ve been studying content marketing strategies and how to really hone in on what differentiates Adam Hergenrother Companies, Adam Hergenrother Training, and me in general, from other business and leadership training organizations. One word: JOY. Yes, joy. It’s been something I’ve been working on and talking about behind the scenes for the past year …

4 Ways to Attract Talent During a Tight Labor Market

My organizations are still considered “small businesses.” Yes, we have over 300 independent contractors nationwide, yet we currently employ under 50 individuals. Adam Hergenrother Companies may be small in staff, but we are on track to hit about $1 Billion in annual revenue across all companies. We’re continuing to grow, expand our offerings, and help more clients and customers than …

Think Big. Act Small.

Last week, I again had the pleasure of hosting the Vermont Council on World Affairs. This time, we had a dynamic group of students from Africa studying entrepreneurship and business,  and I introduced them to the quantum leap concept and course material. We only spent a few hours together, but we got deep quickly. These students were not messing around …

You’re Stressed Out. Now What?

“I’m so stressed out!” I don’t have the exact data, but this I’m pretty sure this phrase has only been around for the last decade or so. Why has this saying become part of our national lexicon? Because we’re a society that is busy, burned out, over-scheduled, and generally overwhelmed. I don’t think we talk about it enough. Living this …

Universal Leadership Questions

Last week I had the opportunity to host nine delegates under the auspices of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program in partnership with the Vermont Council on World Affairs. The delegates were specifically interested in learning about the economic, political, and social factors that influence development of small businesses, entrepreneurship, and innovation in the United States, as well …

If It Was Easy, Everyone Would Be Doing It

Tomorrow we kick-off a new training program that I am more excited about than any other class or training I’ve done. Project | U is going to be a game changer. Yeah, sure, I think we’ve got great content, awesome guest speakers, and a packed year-long curriculum complete with a monthly book club, a fitness coach, nutrition consults, financial advisers, …

What Do You Really Want?

When I was in my early twenties, I had my mind on money and money on my mind. I believed that once I reached a certain amount of annual income, I would feel a certain way. For me, that number was $500,000. $500,000 = happiness. I had tied my future happiness and joy to seeing that number on my tax …

Real Estate Technology at Your Command

I just spent the past four days in New Orleans with 18,000 Keller Williams agents and associates. Three presentations, multiple masterminds, two team events, one book launch, and countless industry shaping announcements later, I am excited to get back to business and start implementing all that I learned at Keller Williams Family Reunion. The most exciting and interesting topic, of …