The NOVA Agenda Has Landed

The NOVA Agenda Has Landed

Honestly, how often do you get the luxury of really thinking about what you’re working on? Pausing and allowing time to be creative, strategic and thorough versus just simply checking it off the list and moving on?   While the work that we do at HARDI covers a lot of...
One Giant Step Forward

One Giant Step Forward

Those of you who know me personally know that I’m not shy when it comes to sharing my opinions. For example, put a banana pepper on any food and you’ve basically rendered it inedible. But I’m sure you didn’t come here for my very specific food viewpoints…  ...
The Stifling Matter of Vacation

The Stifling Matter of Vacation

From time to time I like to use this blogspace to speak about a seemingly outlandish human resources policy that has overwhelmingly succeeded, and explore how an HVACR distributor might apply that principle (not the policy) in a positive way.   I believe it was my...
The Leadership Development Lie

The Leadership Development Lie

Have you ever played the classic icebreaker game “Two Truths and a Lie?” Don’t roll your eyes; indulge me.   Truth: According to the latest research from Deliotte, U.S. employers are continuing to increase their annual dollar spend on leadership development, with...
When Conference is Over… The Work Begins.

When Conference is Over… The Work Begins.

Last year I wrote an article that was published at our annual conference, in an issue of the Conference Dailies, that discussed how to make your valuable experience at conference translate into real world results. By popular demand, I’m reiterating a few of those key...