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Show Up, Rise up and Mean To Win

I heard Christina Tosi, the founder of a bakery called Milk Bar interviewed on the podcast “How I Built This.” (By the way, this podcast is a favorite.  The host Guy Raz interviews business leaders on how they and their businesses came to enjoy their success.  Almost every story will feature “where it almost failed” […]

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Keys To Success In Your Job

Welcome aboard new teammate.  We’re glad you’re here. This is a challenging job.  The work is outdoors and can be more physical then you are used to doing.  I hear that many people in their first days here discover muscles they didn’t know they had. But I think you will find us a little different […]

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TOUGHNESS – WHAT DOES THIS MEAN TO YOU?

“Adversity is a test of your toughness, not your talent.” Tim Kight. Are you tough?  I’d like to think I’m tough enough.  But, could be tougher.  There’s no chance to pass through this life without facing adversity. I’ve heard it said that toughness is a skill.  Skills are developed through practice. Refined through practice.  Hardened […]

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THE REAL MEANING OF TRIALS WE ENCOUNTER…

On the road this week.  A smattering of visits with customers, colleagues, partners and plants. Picked up a few phrases to share: From reading about a press session Georgia football coach Kirby Smart conducted before the preseason kicked off.  He says his team defines its culture with two words: “Do more!” While Georgia has achieved […]

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