Tag Archives: leadership

Everyone is Talking About the F-Word. But, Do They Really Know WTF They are Talking About?

Look, I’m just as guilty as the next person to use industry jargon to inspire my team, recruit rockstars (see what I mean?), and share the vision and mission of Adam Hergenrother Companies. I’m playing to my audience and I know it. Disruption. Empire Builders. Synergy. Unicorns. Talent. Leverage. Grit. Failure (and all the various versions: Fail. Fail Faster. Fail …

Identity: Who You Really Are or What You are Hiding Behind?

Father. Husband. Leader. Brother. Entrepreneur. Business Owner. Triathlete. CEO. Son. Identity is a funny thing. When I’m introducing myself at a conference, I’m Adam Hergenrother – CEO & Entrepreneur. When I’m meeting people at a family gathering with my in-laws, I’m Adam – Sarah’s husband. Your identity – how you (and others) label and categorize yourself within your world – is a …

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 …