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Efficient Forecasting

August 20th, 2019|

3 steps to efficiency

Caitlin, Field Engineer for an industrial general contractor based in Vancouver, told Session 9B of Turbo Leadership Systems’ Leadership Development Lab:

“Each week I print off a cost report called […]

Pioneering the Oregon Trail V1

August 13th, 2019|

On the third day of our summer trip from Loganville, GA to Seabeck, WA, we toured the quaint pre-revolutionary town of Summerville, SC. Summerville was established as a summer refuge from the sweltering heat, mosquitoes, and swamp fever thriving in the low lands of Charleston.

Deciding To Decide

August 6th, 2019|

At Session 1 of the Leadership Development Lab, our instructor explained the 'comfort zone' in ways I had never heard before. He pointed out that as our comfort zone expands we become more decisive, and more willing to take the initiative.

Welcome Walk

July 30th, 2019|

On Thursday, May 18 2019, I heard we had a new employee joining our company. For his first day on the job he was being sent out to our William Walker Elementary job.

Problem Solved

July 23rd, 2019|

On April 24, Session 8 of the LDL was conducted at our Wilsonville fabrication shop. My team of seven coworkers and I were challenged to solve one of our process problems following the LDL formula

Safety, Not Double Standards

July 16th, 2019|

On April first of this year, my crew was assigned the plumbing ofthe new resident's hall at George Fox University. While working on the third floor bathrooms, just down the hallway from the loading doors, the sheet rock workers were in the process of off-loading sheet rock.

All Nighter

July 9th, 2019|

In April 2019, Jared and I had been working tirelessly at the HTMoffice on a bid for a project that fit our company schedule and vision perfectly.

What Do You Think?

July 2nd, 2019|

Earlier this week, I was doing the assigned reading in the LDL; Ireally enjoyed Chapter 10 of Making Moments Matter - eliminate distractions and unneeded wastes of minutes.

Tension

June 25th, 2019|

In April 2019, one of my lead plumbing foremen and I were at a job site in Albany, Oregon. The first project I'd worked on with him had been a difficult one. We had been struggling with submital approvals and the overall project schedule.

Tobacco 5X Free

June 18th, 2019|

I had been struggling for years; tried about everything to quit tobacco. My tobacco habit has always affected my attitude. It has been a horrible cycle. It seems like even on tobacco, when I had a dip in, I was a little on edge. When I was out Copenhagen . . . watch out!