Trust is a firm belief in someone’s or something’s dependability, truth, ability, or strength. Everything in our environment is built on trust. Trust is reflected in relationships with friends, family members, co-workers, significant others, and elected political leaders. Trust can be easily broken but can take years to build, and is the foundation that connects companies, families, and friends.Continue reading “The Power of Trust”
Jack of Most Trades
Many of us have heard the phrase “jack of all trades”. That phrase describes a person that is skilled in many trades without necessarily having one specialty. The phrase, in my opinion, has a good connotation. And thinking of Father’s Day just yesterday, I’m reminded of my Father because he was a Jack of all trades. Continue reading “Jack of Most Trades”
The Ultimate Sacrifice
Veteran’s Day known as Armistice Day, was the result of a ceasefire between Allied Nations and Germany during World War I that happened on the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month. Seven months later, the Treaty of Versailles was signed and officially ended the “Great War.” In November of 1919, President Wilson designated November 11th as a day to recognize “the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory.” Years later, World War II required the greatest mobilization of U.S. troops in America’s history, which is why the name was changed to Veteran’s Day to honor all veterans from all wars. Continue reading “The Ultimate Sacrifice”
Work Ethics: Lessons from a Veteran
I’m personally familiar with the exceptional skills and abilities veterans possess because I grew up in my father’s house, and he is a proud veteran.
Someone once asked me what it was like growing up with my father. The first thing they want to know is how strict he was… Actually, I must admit that he wasn’t strict at all. Continue reading “Work Ethics: Lessons from a Veteran”