Heart is about caring. Demonstrating service, not just proclaiming it. Companies cannot be GREAT when only one side wins, everybody needs to benefit. Heart means looking out for our brothers and sisters, building a team that is greater than the sum of its parts. Hustle is all about hard work, and a desire to get better every single day. Going the extra mile. Leaving it all on the field. Serving our partners. Manufacturing may not be “sexy,” but we love it, and it is still a cornerstone of this great country. Heart & Hustle is the corporate blog of LM Foods. Where Loyalty Matters.
December 12, 2016

When A Christmas Party Rocks

I will admit it.  Each year I get a bit more annoyed at the commercialization of Christmas.  It won’t be long before we start seeing door buster Christmas sales on Labor Day! But I’ve come to enjoy one little tradition, and how challenging it can be:  The Company Christmas Party. Challenging for too many reasons.  What’s the budget?  The place? […]
December 16, 2015

The Godfather Got it Wrong: “It’s Not Personal…..”

I love a great Godfather quote more than anyone, and this could be the most famous of them all: I’m not one to challenge the GF.  But as it relates to building a business, he got it wrong. It’s not Personal?  IF your a leader, have you ever had to…. Terminate an employee? Go a different direction in your business […]
June 28, 2015

Obsession: An Extreme Word For A Business?

Obsession is a word you don’t hear about often in a POSITIVE context.  Let’s start with the dictionary….. ob·ses·sion noun the state of being obsessed with someone or something. an idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person’s mind. Isn’t this what a business and all of it’s people should define?  Embrace?  Work their tail off each […]