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Revisiting Motivation and Movement

Posted on October 1, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development In a previous blog, I described how “here-and-now humility” (Schein, 2013) is a path for motivating others to do what you need done. Positive and negative KITA (Herzberg, 1987) do not create sustainable results. Through my experience, I learned that people have a need to understand why a [...]

Exciting News!

Posted on September 24, 2018

Vogel Bros. Building Co. is pleased to announce the promotions of Matthew Schultz and Jay Thomsen to Vice Presidents of Vogel Bros. Building Co. Matt and Jay both began their careers at Vogel Bros. as interns while attending UW-Madison. They both have a wide range of experience, having worked in the roles of Project Engineer, [...]

Passion + Proficiency + Purpose = MOTIVATION

Posted on August 15, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development I have heard it said that “people are motivated when the pain of not doing something becomes greater than the pain to do it.” Seems like a negative way to look at motivation. Increasing “pain” may get a person to move, but it does not create sustainable results. [...]

Transaction Speed is Increasing: What do we do with the increased capacity?

Posted on July 2, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development In 1985 I saw my first facsimile machine in operation. The fax documents were sent over a phone line between two machines in different states. I was amazed. I immediately thought of several uses where we could increase our efficiency since we would no longer be confined to [...]

Welcome to the Team!

Posted on June 27, 2018

Vogel Bros. Building Co. extends a warm welcome to several new employees across our company. In our Lakeland, FL office, Paul Lacey has joined our team as a Project Manager and Tammy Doenges as a Field Administrative Assistant. In our Madison, WI office, new team members include: Frank Gorham as Project Manager, Nick Schuch as Estimator, [...]

Exciting News!

Posted on June 25, 2018

Congratulations to Darren Vogel for his promotion to VP of Operations for our Lakeland, FL office, and also to John Weir for his promotion to Director of Field Operations in Florida. Darren was born and raised in Lakeland, Florida and represents the fifth generation of Vogel family members to provide leadership for the company. Darren [...]