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Music Series Part 2 - Every Breath You Take

WHO KNEW STING DEPLOYS ACCOUNTABILITY

From the Desk of Klark Brown

Every move you make and every vow you break

Every smile you fake, every claim you stake, I’ll be watching you

Every move you make, every step you take, I’ll be watching you

 

“What in the absolute HELL do The Police have to do with anything?”

Give me 6 minutes and I’ll share it with you. I think it will be worth it. 


Every Breath You Take (link to the song on YouTube) is by far the most popular song ever written by the British Trio named The Police. The Lead singer/ songwriter is Sting ( birth name Gordon Sumner).
If you want to know how he got the name Sting, reach out to me and I will share that story as well. My useless music knowledge rivals Wikipedia. 

Released in 1983, it shot to the stratosphere of the music charts thanks to the introduction of MTV (yes, they once played music videos). 


The dark and sinister lyrics immediately drew listeners' minds to the idea...

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Music Series Part 1 - Bandaids Don't Fix Bullet Holes

From the desk of Klark. 

I would love to think this blog post will be THE THING that finally helps you become a master at recognizing the things that we try very hard not to face or approach.

The phrase “Bandaid for Bullet Holes” sounds like a great anecdote by Mark Twain.
It’s not.

It sounds like something you would hear from a sarcastic comedy actor on your favorite show.
Again…No.

"Bandaids On A Bullet Hole" is a song by a wildly popular young country singer/ songwriter. Morgan Wallen also has a respectable mullet that proves that the 80s may indeed be making a comeback.

I am riding in my truck one day when this song comes on. I look over at my stereo and notice the title. I felt the proverbial WHACK across my face. The phrase seriously struck me.
In an instant, it reminded me of what I often do. I also can surmise that it happens with many people.

The idea or context that I attach to this is we often look for a quick fix for an issue that certainly...

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Professional Series Part 3 - Being Structured

Professional Series Part 3 - Being Structured

We are in our series on professional companies and professional people in the restoration industry. 

If you missed the first 2 parts, you can find the blogs here:
Part 1 - Technically Qualified Blog 

Part 2 - Leadership & Culture Blog 

The Podcast here:
Part 1 - Technically Qualified Podcast or YouTube

Part 2 - Leadership & Culture Podcast or YouTube

 

This is the third part of this series and I'm excited about this one because this is more in the lane of what I have spent my career doing and coaching. 

And that's being structured. 

Having an organized, responsible systems and process-oriented company.

Just because we're a small business, it doesn't mean we have to run like a small business. It's okay for a small business to have a big corporate structure and you can find that in a lot of different ways. 

I think it's easier to become a larger company when you have scalable  systems....

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