Tag Archives: small business

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 …

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 …

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 …