Put People First

Put People First

Our industry might feel like it’s in a little bit of disarray, but it’s still shaping up to be our 6th greatest year— It simply takes some perspective to look at the opportunities ahead. Yes, it’s a little challenging with margin compression, inflation, and...
Building A Culture of Authentic Communication

Building A Culture of Authentic Communication

Our culture at EPM puts a high priority on listening to understand and making sure the person you are communicating with is being heard. It’s all part of our leading from the bottom-up philosophy. Our consumer is the number one priority. They need to feel safe...
What It Means to Be A Manager Vs. A Leader

What It Means to Be A Manager Vs. A Leader

I often advise others that if they want to lead, it has to be from the bottom up, not the top down. It’s often called servant leadership because we’re here to serve the people we’re in a position to lead. That’s a very simplified version of a complex shift that must...
What It Means To Be An Engaged Leader

What It Means To Be An Engaged Leader

There’s not one true leader on this planet that does anything on their own. Humans aren’t built with the capacity to maintain unyielding power and control. Those who have tried, inevitably fail sooner or later. However, we are built with a unique capacity for building...