Our lumber is markedly more expensive than a year ago. In every phase of our business, we are spending more for it than we were a year ago. When lumber is more expensive, the cost of waste rises. It’s the nature of our business that material that goes in the dumpster may be ugly, but […]
I was in Shipshewana at our mill yesterday. They had a celebration about their fantastic year. The team in Shipshewana set records in timber and logs purchased, the amount of timber logged by our crews, and the amount of lumber cut, assembled into pallets and shipped. They also put two-thirds of their pallets through a […]
President Obama was inaugurated yesterday. I caught the highlights and sound bytes on television last night and this morning. Much of the discussion was about whether the president can be successful at facilitating agreement between the warring political factions. It is common to believe that our government in Washington is dysfunctional. And, because of that […]
We are fortunate to have one of the best Chief Financial Officers in the world. Casey Fletcher. Really, the world. I’ve been working with Casey since 1981. When we started PalletOne, we were fortunate that Casey came aboard with us as partner and financial master. Through his thoughtful, steadfast, knowledgeable, dogged, inventive stewardship, we have […]
Join 1500 of Howe’s followers who are learning how to be better at work and in life.
Are you registered to vote? It's easy to believe that one vote doesn’t matter; but when most of you believe your vote doesn’t matter, you make that belief a certainty if your votes are not cast on Election Day. Learn more about why your vote truly matters: https://www.hqnotes.com/your-vote-matters/
Ever wonder what attributes are common to people living meaningful lives? Learn more: https://www.hqnotes.com/self-fulfilling-attributes-common-to-successful-people/
What does real #leadership look like, particularly in a crisis? Check out the latest blog post as Howe Wallace shares some thoughts: https://www.hqnotes.com/leadership-101/
If you had only one word to describe your role in the world and one adjective to refine it, what would that noun and adjective be? Check out the latest from the blog. https://www.hqnotes.com/motivation-defining-yourself-adjective-or-noun/
If you had only one word to describe your role in the world and one adjective to refine it, what would that noun and adjective be?
Check out the latest post from http://HQNotes.com: "Defining Yourself: Adjective or Noun?