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Wants Versus Needs

Need 1, what do I need if I’m a driver looking for a job? At a cursory overview, it’s not that complicated. First, I need to be satisfied that I will be paid a reasonable rate, either hourly or by the mile, percentage, whatever the method. A rate that will fulfill my cash flow needs … Continue reading Wants Versus Needs

It’s Time to Reveal the Ugly

Here’s a tip on retention, reveal the ugly. Before I get too far into the weeds in my reveal process, I observe that where driver turnover usually originates is an offshoot of some extenuating factors in the past. The company may have experienced rapid growth. The company might have been sold or amalgamated with another … Continue reading It’s Time to Reveal the Ugly

More ruminations: Are you a leader or a boss?

Over the last couple of years, I have talked to many trucking industry colleagues and have been fortunate enough to play a business coach’s role to a number of leaders. For me, and not to oversimplify the process, these folks all fall into one of two categories: bosses or leaders. Determining which is necessary as … Continue reading More ruminations: Are you a leader or a boss?

One thing every day

One of many thoughts rolling around in my skull these days is a lesson many of us hear in our younger years. “Two ears, one mouth,” or maybe this one — “You will never learn a thing with your mouth open.” Although I still cherish the sentiment, there are many times I have added value … Continue reading One thing every day


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