Change

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Back Row: Louis Lee, Justin Bridges and Luke Montgomery   Front Row: Tanya Elrod, Angela Blankenship, Christie Knuckols, and Tiffany Johnson
Last Wednesday we had our third President’s Council meeting of the year.  Your council representatives are doing a great job in delivering input into what we can do in order to build a better company.  I appreciate the time and effort they put in to serve as part of the council. – Luke

“Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.”  – William Pollard

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Management and Leadership

Luke, our area managers, and I attended a management seminar yesterday by Glenn Shepard.  The seminar was very informative and I walked away with several good ideas.  Even though the seminar was primarily focused on management skills Glenn spent some time talking about leadership also.  I have a few quotes from the meeting I wanted to share with you this morning.

Leadership is getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it for you

-Glenn Shepard

In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words; people, product and profits.  Unless you’ve got a good team, you can’t do much with the other two.

-Lee Iacocca 

Former CEO of Chrysler

People always fear change.  People feared electricity when it was invented.  People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines.  There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear.

-Bill Gates

 

I hope everyone has a great day…..Louis

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