David Sneed

About the Author

David Sneed is the owner of Colorado-based Alpine Fence Company and author of Everyone Has A Boss – A Two Hour Guide to Being the Most Valuable Employee at Any Company. As a Marine, father, husband, entrepreneur, author, and teacher, David has learned how to help others succeed. He teaches the personal benefits of a strong work ethic to entry-level employees. Contact him at David@EveryoneHasABoss.com.

Leading by Lying: Changing Perceptions By Adjusting the Scale

If it seems too hard, adjust the scale Before the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion, maps were drawn up showing the position of all the Germans in Normandy. Allied planes flew daily reconnaissance missions to observe everything the enemy was doing along the beaches and cliffs of occupied France. Tanks, guns, and minefields were…

Are We Teaching Employees the Lessons We Want Them to Learn?

My youngest, an 8th grader, was recently caught cheating. On advice from her parents, Natalie approached the teacher before school to admit she wasn’t prepared. Being the day of a basketball game, she asked for a way to suffer the after-school detention on some other day. The teacher told her “no,” so my…

The Top 11 Ways to Impress Your Boss(es)

To Our Readers: This week, TLNT is continuing our annual tradition by counting down the 30 most popular and well-read posts of this past year. This is No. 23. Our regular content will return on Monday January 2, 2012. ***************************** When you see a “Top 10” list you can usually assume that either the writer is lazy, or…

Learning From on the Job Experience: Sometimes, the Bear Gets You

Timothy Treadwell loved grizzly bears so much he wanted to marry them. Well, not marry them so much as be near them all the time. Timothy spent 13 summers by salmon streams filming himself fondling bears while speaking softly to the camera. The gist was that he had a special relationship with the…