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A SMOOTH SEA NEVER MADE A SKILLFUL SAILOR

On the road this week with a smattering of visits with customers, colleagues, partners, and plants. Along the way, I picked up a few phrases to share: This one came from reading about a press conference Georgia football coach Kirby Smart conducted before a preseason kick off. He says his team defines its culture with […]

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PATIENCE

“Patience is choosing to control your emotions rather than letting your emotions control you.” – Mark Merrill Are you a person who desires to be more patient? If so, how are you attacking it? This quote from writer Mark Merrill suggests emotions are at the center of patience. Here’s my experience with patient people: They […]

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INSPIRATIONAL IMPACT

“Inspiration turns into impact because you have the courage to start something and the persistence to follow through.” – Tom and David Kelley Inspiration is a funny thing.  We can be sitting on our couch watching television and be inspired. We can be sitting in a pew at church and be inspired. We can read […]

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TOUR READY

We’ve been using the words “tour ready” to demonstrate the high-quality work and effort we put into doing our jobs. Yesterday I received a review from a property owner in Indiana.  In Shipshewana, we have a team who buys trees for our sawmill and a crew that visits the property, picks the select trees, cuts […]

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