Archive for May, 2012

 

“Life is full of graduations”

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

This past Friday I spoke to the Graduating Class of 2012 at Rapoport Academy in Waco, Texas. This dynamic institution has a record of 100% of its graduates going on to college. And I was honored by the invitation to speak to them on this special occasion. As a wife and mother of two children, I […]

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“Entrepreneurship Lives”

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Last week, I attended the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists Reception in Dallas. I was proud to be among the honorees who met with judges where I discussed the success we are having at The Dwyer Group and across our service brands. And I was equally excited to meet many other business leaders […]

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“Military Friendly”

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

One of the best programs we ever started at The Dwyer Group was VetFran (http://www.leadingtheserviceindustry.com/VetFran.asp), offering our best financial discount to military veterans who wanted to own a franchise.  Today, that program has blossomed into a national effort with hundreds of franchise companies giving their best discounts to thousands of military veterans-turned-franchise owners as the […]

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Hire for attitude as well as ability:

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Do you want great people in your organization? Start with the people who hire them. Today I got to speak to the Heart of Texas chapter for the Society of Human Resource Management. These are individuals who help foster great companies. If there was ever a gatekeeper for an organization – a true point of […]

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