Written by Geoff Smith EllisDon CEO


HAPPY 70th!

Apr 01, 2021

I am posting this blog on April Fools’ Day, EllisDon’s seventieth birthday. Years ago, I asked my Dad why he chose such an obviously awkward date, and he replied that everybody told him he was crazy to start his own business, so it just seemed to fit. It was a good line, maybe just a bit too cute. What act...

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Messing With ‘The Big Guy’ (The whole Work Life Balance thing)

Mar 15, 2021

I received a lot of nice comments about my recent blog about my Dad’s once-in-a-lifetime advice to EllisDon’s employees, which I sincerely appreciate (on his behalf of course). Don Sr. had recently retired from ED when he wrote that, and was in a reflective mood.Great, so now let’s mess with him a b...

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Advice From The Big Guy

Feb 16, 2021

Hi Everyone,It’s been a fair while since I’ve written a blog, must have been writer’s block or something, but I’ve lately received some encouragement to keep at it. So on the basis that there may be a few people still out there, ...

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Stephen Damp: A father, husband and an EllisDon Legacy

Jun 04, 2020

Hello Everyone,We are going to have a tribu...

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