Joe Domaleski

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Leadership with head, heart, and hands

The struggle is real, especially during this holiday season. How do I provide effective leadership by finding the balance between what I’m thinking (head), what...

Everyone needs to eat, but few are willing to hunt

As a society, we’ve gotten comfortable – perhaps too comfortable. When we turn on the faucet, we expect clean water to flow. When we turn...

Gratitude in the marketplace

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! It’s that time of the year when we use a traditional celebration of the harvest to express thankfulness for all of the blessings...

Life at 55, I’m just getting started

Happy birthday to me. Over the weekend, I turned 55. To quote country music star Toby Keith, “I ain’t as good as I once was,...

It’s always darkest before the dawn

You are not alone, although you may feel that way. This is a difficult time of the year for many people. As we edge closer...

Beware of the scope creep

H appy Halloween! As I write this column, our community is decorated with pumpkins, ghosts, skeletons, and other objects associated with scary things. Whether you personally...

Lead, follow, or get out of the way

H ave you used the phrase, , “lead, follow, or get out of the way”? I know that I have and I hear it said in...

Welcome to the executive suite – advice to a young executive

A s the Chief Executive Officer of my business, Country Fried Creative, it’s been my job to steer our organization through good times and bad. Along...

The challenges of delegating tasks to others

A s much as I like to think everything my company does is great, we do make mistakes.  No one is perfect and we all...

Why I started a small, local business

One of the most commonly asked questions I get asked is, “why did you start a local business?” Just over twenty years ago, I was...