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 […]


“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 […]


“Military Friendly”

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

One of the best programs we ever started at The Dwyer Group was VetFran (, 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 […]


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 […]