Tag Archives: entreprenuership

How to Be a Corporate Athlete

As I’ve ramped up my training for my Ironman this summer, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be an athlete. They don’t just exercise, they train. They don’t eat, they fuel. They don’t just race, they compete. They don’t just rest, they recover. All critical parts of being a world-class athlete. So how can we apply …

5 Ways to Secure Your Company’s Reputation

This week we moved into a brand new state-of-the-art office building – the new headquarters for Hergenrother Enterprises (KW Vermont, Hergenrother Realty Group, Adam Hergenrother Training Organization, BlackRock Construction, and Hergenrother Foundation). Last week, Hergenrother Enterprises was named one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont. Both of these accomplishments were a testament to the hard work of my …

Do You Have a Heart for Business?

One of the very first things we do with any new leadership team member is hand them a copy of my User’s Manual (email Hallie for a blank copy to create your own). It’s basically a cheat sheet of my idiosyncrasies, my values, my strengths, and my weaknesses. Actually, we talk about all of these things before we even bring someone …

Work Between Vacations

I’m a variety freak. I get bored very quickly and constantly need new training routines, new projects, new books, new adventures to keep me engaged and growing. One of the ways I do that is by traveling (sometimes to other countries and sometimes just a quick weekend getaway in the next town over). In 2017 alone, I’ll be traveling to …

3 Ways to Think Bigger Every Day

Think big and think bigger are on the verge of becoming overused catch phrases with the growth-minded entrepreneurial crowd. And I’m just as guilty. It’s a phrase I throw around and talk about all the time. We must all think bigger in order to grow. But what does THINK BIG or THINK BIGGER really mean? And how do we actually do it? …

Zero Tasking for Relentless Results

I’m going to keep this one short and sweet, because I am currently on vacation with my beautiful family in the Bahamas! Does it drive anyone else crazy when you’re in an interview and the candidate says they are great at multi-tasking? Perhaps I’ve just had too much of the Gary Keller/The One Thing kool-aid (which by the way is …