Three decades ago, Barry Opatz came to work for Marco with his first order of business: Develop a new logo to reflect our brand. At that time, office furniture and supplies were the biggest drivers of our business and we aspired to be a…Read More
Leadership Blog: A High Performance Culture
How do you post a profit despite severe economic challenges?
What's your secret to superior customer satisfaction?
How do you create a leadership culture?
Those are just a few of the questions I am often asked as CEO of Marco. They are the impetus for this blog. By no means do I have all the answers, but I hope by sharing my experiences, you can gain some insight and some practices that you can apply in your own organization. I'm certain I will be learning along the way as well, so I'll keep sharing what I learn.
Jeff Gau, CEO
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I recently returned from the Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. It’s a trip I look forward to every year. What started as an opportunity for me to connect with a co-worker on our passion for classic cars has become…Read More
I’ve had the privilege to work alongside a team of really great leaders at Marco. We’ve had a successful run because of the attributes that each brings to the team. They have taught me a lot about leadership. So in my upcoming…Read More
Job openings hit an all-time high in the United States last year and 2017 is predicted to be the best job market in years – especially for experienced workers. Millions of jobs reportedly went unfilled in America last year.…Read More
It’s planning season here at Marco for fiscal year 2017, which reminded me of what separates a good year from one that goes down in the record books. Most people would say a great year is exceeding their sales and profit goals. This…Read More