Opinion

Sustainability Is Here To Stay

Regardless of what industry you’re in, I’m sure you’ve heard all about sustainability by now. Depending on how you look at this six syllable word, you might dread, or be excited about what it means. Sustainability can create challenges as a vendor to offer competitive prices, while at the same time using environmentally safer (and…

Always Look to Simplify the Process

Unfortunately, time, energy, and inefficiencies surround us each day. Some tasks might require more employees because they seem challenging, when you’ve never actually tried to lean things down. Or maybe you are doing double the amount of work because, “that’s how it’s always been done.” Whatever the case may be, simplifying the process is a…

When Sending An Email Is Wrong

There are many benefits of sending an email, when compared to verbal communication. Email is really the best of both worlds – it can be super quick when needed, and you also have the ability to spend time and really think about what you are going to write. However, with all these positive aspects of…

Why You Should Never Be This Person

There’s something you need to know – I can predict the future. Sort of…once a day…Monday through Friday. You see, each day one of my co-workers (we’ll call him Dave) is the first person to leave work every single day. When the clock hits 4:30 during the afternoon I know if I look out of…

Keep Your Wants In Check

So I’ve been looking at buying a new car for a few months now. My budget is set – I know what kind of features I want – all wheel drive, rear back up camera, heated steering wheel and a handful of other goodies. Yet the more time I spend researching my next car, the…

Don’t Always Assume The Worst

Last week I was driving home from work just like any other day. However, towards the end of my commute I noticed the car behind me was right on my bumper. What a jerk, I thought. To make matters worse, as I slowed down and pulled into my driveway, the car honked at me. My…