Emery on the Business of Business

Get Out of Your Bubble, Now!

A friend, Drew Wade, who helped me edit my books, wrote this insightful piece on Bubbles. I thought it was ...
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Connecting the Dots….

For those of us who are old enough to remember, connect the dots was to me the simplest but most ...
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Perseverance

Just happened to catch an interview with Alex Rodriguez, one of the most prolific baseball players of our time in ...
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What would your wish be?

Michael B. Ross –comments by Ron Emery My good friend, Michael B. Ross, author, consultant and all-around spiritual up lifter ...
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Grandmothers

I was at a family reunion over the weekend and on the drive up I got to thinking about my ...
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That darned post it note again….

Years ago I had a young man, who by the way has become very successful, working for me and we ...
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Thoughts on Millennials…

I spend my days now running a small manufacturing operation that has a substantial millennial population. Every day, I am ...
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My friend, John Merrell, we will all miss you…

John Merrell passed away this June 30th. The world will miss him. When I wrote my book “Growing Comes from ...
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Growing Comes from Planting Seeds

I have written and am in the process of releasing my second book which is called, “Growing Comes from Planting ...
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What is Mentoring

A mentor is a person who can be a sounding board, someone of experience who can listen and help development, ...
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Organizational ADD

With all of the focus on issues facing children today toward Attention Deficit Disorder and the fact that the medical ...
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Thoughts on a Character Deficit in Today’s World

A good friend of mine, Michael Ross, who wrote “Overcoming the Character Deficit—How to Restore America’s Greatness One Decision at ...
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The Content of your Character

Relationships are the foundation for success in life. This is the key, no matter what level the relationship is….mentor, coach, ...
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Be a Farmer, of People

I’ve told this story many times, and still get laughs out of it every time I do. One time, as ...
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Character and Integrity….

Character is who we are. Character in life is what makes people believe in you and believe in what you ...
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Take your kids to work day….a father’s view on life

Looking back on being a father one of the coolest days were “take your child to work day”. I always ...
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Surround yourself with rock stars…or at least folks that are better than you

Ron Emery Saw the phrase “surround yourself with rock stars” posted on LinkedIn the other day when talking about the ...
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The Seven C’s of Leadership

A good friend had asked me to write him a letter of recommendation for his MBA application so I thought ...
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“No customer is going to tell me how to run my business”

Can you imagine these words coming out of a CEO’s mouth? Well, yes it’s true. A while back I tried ...
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Dysfunction…a deeper cut

As you know, I literally “wrote the book” on Dysfunctional Organizations. I am trying to be funny because someone needs ...
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Character and Integrity…some thoughts on both

If you are my friend or I am your friend it is based on three things… trust, character and integrity ...
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How destructive are the politics in your Organization?

One great example of dysfunction in an organization is office politics and how destructive they can be to a company ...
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The answer is usually under your nose…

In all of my years of business I have learned some simple solutions that always hold true. One of those ...
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Inquisitiveness—putting the quest in question

I happened to see a short movie the other day about creativeness. It was exploring just what is within each ...
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