Category Archives: People

With every set of hands I get a free brain! – OBM from an employee’s perspective

Oh, boy…is it that time again? It feels like I just posted an article last month, and already I am a few months behind on delivering this one! A problem, right?  Well, yes, I did break my own personal deadline and now that I’m on it I hope I can redeem myself!  But to do […]

Open Book Management: To Win the Game, You Need the Right Team

“Great vision without great people is irrelevant.” Jim Collins.  “Take our best 20 people away, and I tell you that Microsoft will become an unimportant company.” Bill Gates About halfway through my 26 years as the owner of Creative Roots Landscaping, I started to hit the same roadblock that most overly ambitious, chaos-thriving, “I can […]