Morning Coffee Break

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November 6, 2019 17 min

Ever wonder how long a tractor trailer needs to stop?  Think transportation of goods for a proift has only been a new idea?  What is the average horsepower of a car versus a truck?  How big is the transportation industry?  Do we even need the transportation industry?  This questions answered and much more in Fun trucking Facts.  



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October 25, 2019 17 min

Are you new to business?  Struggling with this year?  Wondering how you can turn it around?  Factors in Corporate Failure is a research project speaking to business owners, and gathering information about why companies fails, what are the leading factors?  We at Morning Coffee Break apologize for our absences.  This episode took longer to piece together going through actual data and speaking to experts.
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August 21, 2019 16 min

A poisoned well, a bad manager, slows you down, it eats away at you and like a disease that has infected you, which there is no cure it cuts you down.  The Poisoned well, like a bad manager, no longer gives you words of encouragement, no longer mentors you, coach you, they spew poisons words, hateful words, they contaminated everything around them, it spreads without remorse, without fear, infecting all it touches.... Eventually... Read more

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Embrace the no?  Have you ever heard of this?  If your answer is no, than you are among many other sales staff.  How do you embrace this NO?  This two letter word that has such meaning.  It can silently chip away at your armour you have in place.  Like a roaring tidal wave washing away all your defenses.  And what are you left with?  Lack of motivation, lack of moral, it eats away at you like a cancer.  What if I told you there ... Read more

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3:30 am the clock said, another song came on the radio, country you know the type, the man loses the love of his life, his dog got sick, his truck won’t start, the same old song, just different names.  I had been driving for about 3 hours so I was fresh and awake.  I was about to turn the channel on the radio when the headlights on my truck started to flicker... This and more stories on this special episode.



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August 14, 2019 14 min

What do you believe is the determining factor for more business?  A better lifestyle?  Less stress in your business life and personal life?  Did you say honesty?  It is not the first thought that comes to mine.  A simple word with such meaning.  What can honesty really do for you in both corporate and personal lives?  Listen to find out.



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Let's change the board shall we?  Let's begin our journey with defining a hero.  Let's find our hero.  Why are they are a hero?  How did they make it?  Why do we look up to them?  What's your inspiration?  How do you find it?  How do you Motivate yourself?  Why is this at all important?



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Passion is an emotion a feeling of intense enthusiasm towards or compelling desire for someone or something.  #Passion is such a strong word, and we see it throughout our personal lives, and our professional lives.  It can be as simple as find pleasure in preparing a delicious meal, or throw you into a heated debate.  Whatever your passions are, why are they important?  Why do you believe having passions define us, give us #hope... Read more

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August 1, 2019 13 min

Exploring Myths, Folklore and stories from behind the wheel.  Stories#, Folklore#, and indepth look at some of the haunting stories from long and lonesome highways.  Accounts of different lores from around the world.  Transportation has it's own mythology, lores and different accounts, talk to a trucker about their experiences, their knowledge.  

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Why are you not productive at work?  Have you lost all ambition?  All will to get the tasks done?  Why have you done this?  What steps can I take to either change your #views, to change your mindset?  How do you turn yourself around 360 degrees?  Follow Part 2 of a brainstorming sessions with Darryl Major and your host Albert Renaud as we #digdeeper to causes, into a possible solution!  



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Why are you not productive at work?  Have you lost all ambition?  All will to get the tasks done?  Why have you done this?  What steps can I take to either change your #views, to change your mindset?  How do you turn yourself around 360 degrees?  Follow Part 1 of a brainstorming sessions with Darryl Major and your host Albert Renaud as we #digdeeper to causes, into a possible solution!  



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A healthy person is a productive person.  Would you not say the same about a machine.  A well oiled and maintained machine is more productive than a broken one.  So who ensures that these machines, these transports and trailers day in and day out, are at peak functionality?  The Mechanics, the doctors of our trades, whom by their actions ensure our success.  Our successful pickup and delivery, every day, all day.



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The Silent Hero's are people that go unnoticed through life.  The people rely so much on them, but will never know their name, will never truly appreciate the sacrifices they make.  This podcast pays homage to those Silent Hero's in the transportation industry.  Those Knights in orange reflective vests working through the night to ensure customers freight are routed to the right terminals and loaded on delivery drivers. ... Read more

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The Board is set, the pieces are in play, lets begin our game of chess which is the day of a dispatcher.  We examine the day and a life of dispatcher in the LTL world of transportation, from our very own experienced Darryl Major.  Can you brace for the eruption?  Can you see your way clear.  Let the game begin.



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This episode takes a break from Why transportation; the core of this episode is to thank the many departments, that make transportation of any kind possible.  We detail the life of an order, which is forgotten to many of the clients we have, and sometimes to ourselves.  Get your coffee ready, and enjoy the life of an order.



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Interview style, continued from Why Transportation.  Looking at Mentor and driver trainer at Minimax Express, Carlos.  His experience, what interested him in trucking, what motivated him into the industry, his growth and career.  How did he make it.



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Interview with Malik a truck driver at Minimax Express.  How did he get interested in truck driving?  What Challenges did he face?  WHY TRANSPORTATION?  Advancement opportunities in trucking.  



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Looking for a career change?  Looking to find a job or career that is different every day?  That makes you feel like you are making a difference?  Why not Transportation.  Breaking the sterotypical ideologies that the only career path in trucking is truck driving.  What else does it have to offer?  Are we well compensated?  Are their challenges?  What will it be like every day?  The importance of the transportation industry.   Read more

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Great round table discussion about taking the first steps, and truly becoming who you want to be.  Don't let anyone judge you, if it is truly in your heart, push forward, nothing stops you except what you believe and what you think others might think of you.  Change is hard, it will be difficult, but nothing in life is easy.



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What is every sales person worst nightmare?  I know what mine was.  "Your price is to high."  In this episode MX Logistics shares with you some tips and tactics around the price is to high.  Ways to get more out of the cage match negotiations, knowing where you will still be profitable and accepting to know when to walk away.



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