Dr. Merlot

As Seen in Digital Dealer – Evolution Revolution: A Word to Successors

2019-12-23T10:47:25-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , |

It’s easy for Nextgen leaders to get involved and make swift changes. The path to change can appear so clear, but many potholes are lurking in the shadows.  Loyd Rawls and Dr. Merlot (Loyd’s alter ego) share a real life story about a Next Gen leader dealing with the balance of evolution versus revolution in [...]

Dr. Merlot’s Perspective: Servant Leadership

2019-06-28T12:41:20-05:00By |Categories: Dr. Merlot|Tags: , |

The last discussion Loyd and I had revolved around leadership style. Specifically, we discussed the impact of those that manage from a position of power versus those who manage with personal influence. Today, businesses may hire employees, but what both the business and employee wants are to be team members. Therefore, a paradigm shift is [...]

Dr. Merlot’s Perspective: Growth of Lifestyle Motivation for Business Growth

2019-07-02T09:44:03-05:00By |Categories: Dr. Merlot|Tags: , , |

After an interesting golf game with Loyd, I was left contemplating why business owners often look at reasons other than their existing or potentially enhanced lifestyle when it comes to evaluating business growth. In the case of our conversation with Jack last month, Loyd and I had the opportunity to share with him why growth [...]