FEATURED ARTICLE OCTOBER 17

RON NASH’S KEYS TO A LONG CAREER

Regardless of title, age or experience level, Idea Grove is dedicated to motivating, engaging and empowering employees to continually improve themselves both personally and professionally. Whether it be through online training, face-to-face conferences, or even our weekly staff meetings, our agency is always seeking new ways to improve our practice and encourage each other to thrive.

 In September, the Idea Grove team was fortunate to have Ron Nash, CEO of Pivot3 and valued Idea Grove client, visit us for a second time to share some wisdom and advice on leadership and career growth. 

Here’s the advice that stood out most to me:

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